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Increasing superannuation eligibility will only save 0.3%

Ian Llewellyn
Fri, 07 May 2021

A NZ First inspired policy on migration and superannuation has attracted mixed views.
Ian Llewellyn
Fri, 07 May 2021
The move to double the residency requirement for New Zealand Superannuation to 20 years will cost more to implement than it saves in the first few years before going on to reduce the overall NZ Super bill by about 0.3% in 2041, officials say.The residency requirement to receive superannuation is set to rise from 10-to-20 years after Labour indicated it would back a Member’s Bill on the issue. The New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income (Fair Residency) Amendment Bill was originally an NZ First MP’s bill but was picked up by...

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400 trainee pilots allowed into NZ
Brent Melville | Sat, 23 Oct 2021

Pilot trainees will make up 40% of the latest cohort of international students allowed in from mid-2022, with an assumption that tight border rules will still be in place.

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Review: NuraTrue, the earbuds that listen to you
Henry Burrell | Sat, 23 Oct 2021

Personalised audio at a relatively affordable price point. It's a winning combination.

On the Money
On the Money: IRD's rich list, Damian O'Connor's FTA in MIQ, and more
Rebecca Stevenson | Sat, 23 Oct 2021

OTM this week: what does Inland Revenue consider rich, why was Damian O'Connor absent from the FTA celebrations, which new car is triggering FOMO amongst the Remuera Tractor set, and more.

Decarbonising infrastructure – navigating an abundance of policy and analysis

We have a rare opportunity to align significant public infrastructure investment with urgent climate change reform, but time is short and we all need to act.

Let's not lose sight of the wood for the trees

As much generation will need to be built in the next 14 years as has been built in the last 40+ years for Aotearoa to meet its commitment of achieving net zero emissions by 2050.