Weekly Hit: Government should be about making value judgements, not ministers rolling out press releases for their bureaucrats.
Australia has set up a similar system, so why not have it here? An economist argues.
"Makes sense, although it would be unlikely to silence the economic illiterati".
Signing the TPP-11 is far from certain, but extra uncertainty helps no one, says the finance minister.
"One of the most grievous concessions NZ made in the present TPP documents was to legislate for an extension of copyright and patent rights, primarily for the benefit of big pharma and other IP holders in the US"