Holding your nerve: a guide to 2023

Holding your nerve: a guide to 2023
Getting through the 2023 recession will require nerves of steel for many. (Image: Getty)
Pattrick Smellie
It hardly seems fair, after three years of slogging through covid, that next year will require slog of a different kind as New Zealand and the rest of the global economy digest the inflationary aftermath.The main human attributes required to deal with covid-19 boiled down to a stoic capacity to obey increasingly tiresome government orders and face a future in which normality seemed at times to be forever receding.As 2022 draws to a close, a kind of normality has returned, notwithstanding a covid wave that could infect perhaps one in 20 people &...

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