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The path to a successful infrastructure-led recovery for New Zealand will require bold, decisive leadership from the next government and a willingness to invest now, says law firm Simpson Grierson Its latest report, Infrastructure: review, reform and recover, assesses the impact of infrastructure-related initiatives progressed by the current government, and identifies additional reform needed to support New Zealand’s recovery. Continue →
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A new report from the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) says land-based industries like livestock, forestry, and agriculture were resilient during New Zealand’s lockdown period earlier this year The report says these fields survived and are coping with a number of uniquely New Zealand-based strengths, along with other factors beyond the country’s control. Continue →
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Investment into funding a domestic tourism campaign is essential, says University of Canterbury Professor Michael Hall While for the year ending November 2019 there were 3.89 million international visitors, in that same time period there were 3.08 million trips abroad by New Zealanders. Continue →
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Facing the inexorable rise in the numbers of unemployed and beneficiaries, a successful transition to the largely speculative new economy requires a pragmatic plan, says Barry Dyer Tragic deaths notwithstanding, those most affected by the Covid-19 virus are arguably the 500,000 small businesses representing 40 percent of the New Zealand economy. Continue →
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The global spread of Coronavirus is expected to have a major impact on economic growth, while the ability of some companies to withstand the effects of the virus will largely depend on its duration, Moody’s has said Dinah Lewis Boucher – The Urban Developer Some sectors are expected to show greater resilience, but sectors reliant on trade and global travel are the most exposed, according to the global report based on data collected as of mid-March. Continue →