Labour moving on from BERL to cost election policies
By Pattrick Smellie | Thu, 23 Jan 2020
The Labour Party is again promising to cost its full policy programme, but will apparently not be using BERL, the Wellington economic agency that has performed that task for the party prior to other r...
NZ ministers to shore up trade, defence ties in Europe and North America
By Rebecca Howard | Mon, 20 Jan 2020
Government ministers are on the move this week to shore up trade ties as well as military relationships, as the UK prepares to leave the European Union and as tensions between the US and Iran continue...
What’s up with frontier firms? ProdCom going under the hood
By Paul McBeth | Mon, 13 Jan 2020
Finance Minister Grant Robertson has tasked the Productivity Commission with finding out how to get the most from firms at the cutting edge of technology and innovation.Robertson released the inquiry'...