JEHAN CASINADER: Modern teens will always be stalked by their digital shadows

Jehan Casinader
Sat, 01 Aug 2020

Jehan Casinader
Sat, 01 Aug 2020
An MP resigned after sending porn to women. A senior minister resigned after having an affair with a staffer. A candidate apologised after a photo showed him pretending to be Adolf Hitler. It’s hard to believe, but our latest political scandal – featuring National’s 18-year-old candidate William Wood – has been lumped in with the rest of them. It should not be. Wood is an electoral candidate in Palmerston North. Last week, he was haunted by a four-year-old selfie that resurfaced online. It showed him imitating the G...
MARKET CLOSE: Reserve Bank measures limit virus-driven stock slide
Dan Brunskill | Wed, 12 Aug 2020

Reserve Bank stimulus helped soften a fall by New Zealand equities as investors reacted to a covid-19 flare-up which has put Auckland back into a level-3 lockdown. The S&P/NZX 50 Index declined 153...

PETER GRIFFIN: Tracing tech still running to catch up
Peter Griffin | Wed, 12 Aug 2020

We should have gone back into our state of covid-19 lockdown with an effective digital contact tracing technology in place.

UPDATE: RBNZ revs up the printing press, doesn't rule out negative rates
Rebecca Howard | Wed, 12 Aug 2020

(Updates to add comment from RBNZ governor and assistant governor)  The Reserve Bank kept the official cash rate at a record low 0.25 percent but expanded its large-scale asset purchase programme t...

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