Property Institute chief executive Ashley Church

No budget measures to fix housing woes angers industry chief

Fri 26 May 3

The Property Institute hoped the budget would contain a suite of measures to incentivise private buyers to build rather than buy existing homes.

Foreign affairs: How Mexico got its violence

Fri 7 Apr

I'm a big believer in Occam's razor. The tragedy of post-colonial Latin America is quite simple: it is no accident.

Artificial intelligence in government could work if done right

Tue 4 Apr 6

The deployment of AI can be fraught with risk, however, we won’t know unless we try.

Treasury secretary Gabriel Makhlouf

Government ekes out six-month surplus as consumption drives up GST take

Thu 16 Feb

 The tax take has been rising in an economy which is outpacing many of New Zealand's trading partners.

Jetstar group chief executive Jayne Hrdlicka

Government still in talks with Air NZ in expanded cross-agency air travel contract

Mon 13 Feb

"We are still in discussions with other air travel suppliers, including Air New Zealand, with a view to including them on the panel"

Heat death – What Trump's tweets say about the health of media

Thu 26 Jan 3

The future is indeed terrifyingly unknowable when you can't even focus on the present.


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