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Huawei in purgatory: boxing on against the shadow ban

Henry Burrell
Thu, 15 Oct 2020

Henry Burrell
Thu, 15 Oct 2020
Huawei has become a global household name, but not in the way it had hoped. For over a decade the Chinese tech giant had been building its reputation in the west, New Zealand included, with impressive smartphones matched by successful marketing campaigns.I attended the Paris launch of the breakthrough P20 and P20 Pro smartphones in early 2018. Until then, Huawei phones had been too unpolished and idiosyncratic, but suddenly these new phones leapt forward with much-improved design, better software, outstanding battery life, and cameras...

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Retail Analysis
The chips are down: supermarkets off to shaky start
Pattrick Smellie | Thu, 21 Oct 2021

Supermarket owners struggled to address the questions the Commerce Commission put to them on the first day of the hearings on grocery market competition.

Primary Sector
A2 Milk may face second class action claim
Rebecca Howard | Thu, 21 Oct 2021

Hundreds of shareholders have already registered interest in a class action claim in Australia.

Auckland Airport takes aim at 'rushed' rent relief
Brent Melville | Thu, 21 Oct 2021

The airport has already paid out more than $185 million in rent relief to its tenants, and says proposed government changes need to be targeted for those who need it.

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.