Economy to grow at 3% through to 2017, driving jobs growth: NZIER

Wed 27 May

The economy is expected to grow at about 3% a year through to 2017, driving jobs growth and reducing the unemployment rate, according NZIER.

Housing at a crisis point

Crisis or correction? Readers rate Auckland housing market

Fri 22 May 2

Poll participants deliver a clear verdict.

Nick Smith – government to release Crown land for Auckland housing

Houses popping up soon on Crown land unrealistic

Thu 21 May

Government's plans for thousands of new houses on Crown land not that easy.


Sally Lindsay talks about the government's housing plan on NBR Radio, and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

Gordon Copeland

The property tax crackdown – Gordon Copeland’s revenge

Thu 21 May 4

Twelve years ago, the newly elected Gordon Copeland wrote to then finance minister Michael Cullen with a number of ideas.

Bill English (Rob Hosking)

Budget 2015: Three big questions hang over property tax u-turn

Mon 18 May 9

Yesterday's property tax policy change was worked on in 2010 - and then dropped.


Rob Hosking gives his analysis of what to watch out for this week in politics and economics on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.


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