BRIAN GAYNOR: No, New Zealand is not a 'broken country'

By Brian Gaynor | Sat, 25 Jan 2020


Two recent media commentaries, under the headings 'This Broken Country' and 'The Roaring Twenties have started with a bang, and the economy may soon be whimpering' have painted a gloomy picture of the New Zealand economy.New Zealand isn’t perfect, but does it deserve these depressing commentaries? Is the country, particularly the economy, going to hell in a handbasket?Simon WilsonThe first column, by Simon Wilson in the Weekend Herald, argued that New Zealand is broken because farmers, Maori and teenagers are committing suicide, we have a rape...