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Fair pay agreements inconsistent with Bill of Rights, says expert

Confine FPAs only to vulnerable sectors, says a legal expert.

Fair pay agreements seek end of 'race to the bottom'

The "race to the bottom" may not be a myth, but are FPAs the solution?

Is the independence of Stats NZ under threat?

The former head of Statistics NZ, Len Cook, raises worrying questions about the government's data and statistics bill.

Immigration – getting past knee-jerk reactions

Immigration policy needs more long-term thinking – but don't hold your breath.

Treasury refuses to name poor investment proposals

Treasury says some agencies need better analysis of investment proposals but won't say which.

'Grossly disproportionate' to intervene on flood insurance: industry body

The government's focus on flood insurance intervention rather than action to adapt to climate change is costly, back-to-front thinking says the Insurance Council.

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