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There's no easy way to get Kiwis earning more

  • 3 Aug 2018

Low pay continues to be a matter of much debate. A recent column here suggesting New Zealand is not a low wage economy drew hundreds of comments, both in agreement...

New Zealand has issues, but the idea it is a 'low-wage economy' is a myth

  • 20 Jul 2018

The problem with myths is that, left unchecked, they become accepted as fact. We can all think of some - eggs are bad for you, carrots improve night vision. Much...

Speedier process for construction immigration a timely move

  • 6 Jul 2018

A faster way of hiring overseas construction workers is a welcome, timely and pragmatic decision. The government is consulting on a plan to allow construction companies to use a streamlined...

NZ Energy Issues

  • 23 May 2018
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