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Covid carrot? How about a semi-normal Christmas?

Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 04 Oct 2021

Just get on with it. Elimination now means vaccination. (Image: Getty)
Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 04 Oct 2021
Eight weeks.That was the most important thing mentioned in today’s announcements on gradually easing covid restrictions in Auckland.The government’s latest gambit in covid compliance is to frame the period between now and Christmas as a “transition” between elimination of the virus and living with it in a highly vaccinated society.In eight weeks, it will be early December.Two weeks after that, the country takes its traditional collective break for Christmas and New Year.A hesitant person who gets a first jab tomorrow, fo...

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Why US private equity still sees a silver lining in the All Blacks
Trevor McKewen | Sat, 16 Oct 2021

 Silver Lake has been battered from pillar to post in the great Kiwi rugby debate. So, why is it not giving up?

On the Money
On the Money: John Key, car boss's big bonus, Chris Meehan, and more
Rebecca Stevenson | Sat, 16 Oct 2021

OTM this week: who is the go-to lawyer for high net worth New Zealanders, can this listed company boss rev up his firm, which tech exec is living la vida normal, and more.

Has Rob Everett thrown a hospital pass?
Brian Gaynor | Sat, 16 Oct 2021

Samantha Barrass, Rob Everett’s successor at the FMA, may have a baptism of fire.

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.

Getting the health and safety of remote workers right

With many staff working alone or in isolated situations, workplace health and safety is an operational priority. Here is how your business can protect remote workers.