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

Brian Gaynor
Sat, 25 Jan 2020

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...

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