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KiwiSaver, NZ Super Fund architect remembered

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 20 AUG 2021
... politicians. The New Zealand government announced today the passing of Sir Michael Cullen, with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern saying the nation is "so much the richer, in every sense of the word" for his life. In 2001, as Finance Minister, Cullen led ...

Chief economist update: Bubble, bubble getting out of trouble

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 19 APR 2021
... coronavirus, conditions could change at a moment's notice - i.e. lockdowns re-imposed. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said it best: "People will need to plan for the possibility of travel being disrupted if there is an outbreak... We may ...

No evidence lower SG will result in higher wages: ACTU summit

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 28 SEP 2020
... they would cut their salaries and they said no." Hewson pointed to the example made by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and lambasted the Morrison government for being unwilling to show solidarity with their own nation. "There is a lot of pain ...

Chief economist update: COVID-19 cycle

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 17 AUG 2020
... recording 100 days of zero infection - 102 to be exact - came reports of four new infections, prompting Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to impose Stage 3 restrictions. Despite Ardern's swift and tough action, four has become 49, and has prompted the ...

Chief economist update: Forecasting is futile

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 AUG 2020
Be afraid... The National Australia Bank's (NAB) business confidence index dropped to a reading of -14 in July from zero in the previous month. "Confidence fell in all industries led by mining which saw a sharp decline. With the exception of retail ...

Chief economist update: Ardern's ardour

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 11 AUG 2020
Big congratulations to our next door neighbours, you've done well. August 10 marked 100 days that the country has gone without any recorded case of coronavirus infection - 'twas way back on May 1 when New Zealand reported the last infection. ...

Chief economist update: Victoria's secret

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 6 JUL 2020
In Fist of Fury, it is a sign stating "No dogs or Chinese" that draws the ire of the legendary Bruce Lee. But Australians are not seeing Victorians punching, kicking and screaming when the nation's five states and two territories put up the "No ...

New Zealand maintains pension age

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 27 AUG 2019
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is firmly keeping the eligible pension age at 65 years old as other countries make it tougher to qualify for the pension. In an interview with Radio New Zealand, the leader of the Labour Party argued that if ...

NZ$5 trillion investor group supports Christchurch Call

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 16 MAY 2019
... attended by major tech companies and governments, the Christchurch Call was launched by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and French President Emmanuel Macron. The Christchurch Call outlines voluntary commitments that governments and online service ...

Investors raise alarm on Facebook

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2019
... events are being felt, especially in New Zealand. In the days following the attack, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said of Facebook: "They are the publisher, not the postman. There cannot be a case of all profit, no responsibility." This is ...
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