Prime Minister Bill English

New Zealand has too much debt and it's growing – but the economy is growing too

Thu 22 Dec 7

Transport is up 3.7%, partly due to the tourism boom but also due to a large increase in forestry and logging; manufacturing is up 1.2%; and construction is up 2.1%.

ANZ chief economist Cameron Bagrie

Consumers head into new year with a spring in their steps

Mon 19 Dec

Recent figures from ANZ and Westpac show consumer confidence remains high

First NZ Capital director of Economics Chris Green

Economy keeps ticking along but experts question longer-term growth

Mon 19 Dec 3

The September quarter is expected to be the fifth in a row where growth has been 0.8% or higher.

Craigs Investment Partners head of wealth research Mark Lister

Sky TV profit downgrade, Orion woes help sink Top 50 Index

Mon 19 Dec

December quarter shaping up to be worst for stocks since June 2010.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler

Initiative Matters: The relative state of the nation

Fri 9 Dec

A year’s end assessment of the country’s strengths and weaknesses shows plenty of room for improvement.

RBNZ: why this week's OCR cut should be the last

Tue 8 Nov 11

Under normal circumstances a central bank would not be cutting interest rates right now.


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