Prime Minister John Key

ECONOMICALLY SPEAKING: Old thinking mires mega-projects

Fri 5 Feb

New Zealand needs to look abroad at how other countries develop infrastructure, especially Hong Kong

An artist’s impression of the planned Aotea train station

Prime Minister confirms big infrastructure spend on Auckland transport

Wed 27 Jan 47

Projects to receive funding include $2.5 billion city rail link and $1 billion East/West Connections road.

Guest columnist: How to meet the PM’s challenge

Fri 2 Oct

Prime Minister John Key has called on the private sector to take some responsibility for addressing social dysfunction for the benefit of productivity, economy and NZ Inc.


Hidesight: It’s polls, not policies, that count in politics

Fri 18 Sep

Policy is now made by public feel. Every decision is open to review and reversal especially if the pushback is from middle voters

Political & Economic week that was: Is John Key losing interest in politics?

Fri 4 Sep 1

NBR Political Editor Rob Hosking breaks down the political and economic week that was on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.



John Key hard at work last week

Ardern emerges as Key’s natural successor


There is no doubt the unions imposing Andrew Little as Labour leader was a mistake.


Matthew Hooton discusses his latest column on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio. 


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