The New Zealand Initiative turns five years of research into policies for the next government.
The second of three in-depth reports says false public perceptions could lead to poor policies.
But could it be welcome news for companies? With special feature audio.
NBR readers give their thoughts on whether the government should charge interest on student loans. With special feature audio.
This past year alone, the government lent $1.5 billion under the student loan scheme, and immediately wiped $602 million from the value of that asset.