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Robertson on housing: ‘We have some tough decisions’

Victoria Young
Fri, 26 Feb 2021

“There is no single silver bullet for addressing the housing crisis. What is required is coordinated and enduring action."
Victoria Young
Fri, 26 Feb 2021
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says the government needs to tilt the housing balance in favour of first home buyers and away from speculators.Speaking at an Auckland Chamber of Commerce function today, the minister addressed some 300 people via Zoom and promised the government is working to fix home affordability in New Zealand.As part of his address on the government’s priorities, Robertson said: “We have readily acknowledged there is a housing crisis right now in New Zealand”.House price inflation has been at 19% during th...

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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?

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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.

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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.