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Posts Tagged ‘ economy ’

LISTEN: Wellingtonians at odds with Minister over surplus

Oct 10th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

Wellingtonians disagree with Finance Minister about rainy day surplus. NICO HENDRICKS reports.



Kiwi goat milk formula has export potential

Aug 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



It’s fine… but – an economist explains the New Zealand economy.

Feb 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

The economy can be ok, but have issues on some areas, says Shamubeel Equab.



Unionism and trade deals on the political agenda for business leaders

Sep 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Businesses discuss parties’ employment, trade policies at election breakfast



A reassurance for Wellington home buyers

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News



Child abuse, poverty, housing, prisons show NZ ‘off track’

Feb 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The Salvation Army recognise government financial management, but the ledger is not balanced.



Students offer passionate election messages at Victoria University

Sep 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Students who challenged candidates on student issues give their thoughts on how the politicians performed.



Climate change job also has economic demands, says new councillor

Jan 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

As he prepares to tackle the climate change portfolio in 2014, new Wellington City Councillor David Lee intends to address the role from an economic perspective, instead of environmental. He talks to JULIE TAYLOR.



Kiwi crustaceans tempting tastebuds of China’s growing middle class

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Exporters, workers and trainers all feeling effects of doubling in demand.



Māori business makes big gains for New Zealand

Mar 25th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Some of New Zealand’s most well-known companies are run by Maori.



Petrol sales fuel encouraging quarterly retail increase

Mar 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

More cars mean more driving, leading to a rise in fuel sales in the last financial quarter.



Local shops feeling the slow retail quarter hope for a good Christmas

Dec 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Small businesses are experiencing sales dips reflecting last quarter’s drop in value of retail sales.



Vulnerable US families lose whoever wins the White House

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout

JEAN ELTRINGHAM, ERIN KAVANAGH-HALL and MELISSA WASTNEY ask questions about America’s most vulnerable.



Migrants to lose valuable help for transition into Kiwi life

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Victoria University must stop providing employment aid to migrants if funding cannot be sourced.



It’s not all about Israel for Jewish voters in the United States

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

Four Jewish Americans reflect on politics with ERIN KAVANAGH-HALL about their pre-election concerns at home and in Israel.



Candidates’ visions for America’s education and economy

Nov 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Obama and Romney identify education as a big part of America’s economic future.



Now official debates are over, and the fact checking begins

Oct 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Fact checkers weigh up US presidential candidates on promises vs actions, truth v rhetoric, writes KRISTEN PATERSON.



Journalism graduates find job market is buoyant

Jul 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Few graduates of this year’s Whitireia National Diploma in Multimedia Journalism were able to attend their graduation ceremony this week – but for a respectable reason, reports KEZIA BENNETT.

Nearly 90% already have jobs working at various news organisations outside Wellington.



Tobacco prices up 13.5% in the last quarter

May 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Quit group says rise will save economy $73m



Trades dish out freebies in tough economic times

Dec 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Statistics suggest commercial work the only sign of hope



Debate in a state over sale of assets

Nov 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

National wants to sell, Labour wants to borrow.



Battle lines drawn in Hutt South electoral meeting

Nov 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Parish platform perfect pulpit for political pontificating



Economists conflicted over income inequality

Nov 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Earnings are up, hourly wages are down and inflation keeps rising.



Earthquakes can’t shake capital city’s insurance cover

Jul 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Wellington City Council has talked its insurers into upping its quake cover. But it comes at a cost, reports RUSSELL PALMER.



Coffee saves the day as hospitality marks time

May 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Lipstick effect helps cafes, restaurants survive.



Working hours fall as recession bites

Feb 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Hours worked dropped for first time since 1999.



Greek youth fight for a better future

Dec 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

‘My generation is without a future,’ Greek student tells NewsWire.



NZ in financial trouble – but by how much?

Nov 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

NZ $1700 million worse off than it was just three months ago.



Authentic voices: It’s NOT the economy, stupid

Nov 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

What are the big issues this election? LAURA FRYKBERG and JENNY MEYER cut through the spin and talked to Kiwi workers to find out.



It’s the stupid economy, you stupid economists

Jul 11th, 2008 | By | Category: Opinion

Why don’t economists get it? Why do we unquestioningly swallow their “expert” pontifications?