Simplicity blasts Fletcher Building for lack of Gib

10/06/2022
Property developer Simplicity Living says it has cancelled all its orders for Fletcher Building Gib board and is instead directly importing plasterboard because it is cheaper, and faster.

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Brian Gaynor leaves a formidable legacy in New Zealand finance

17/05/2022
With the passing of Brian Gaynor this week, New Zealand lost a lion of finance.

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Could KiwiSavers own the All Blacks and would an individual benefit?

22/02/2022
The recently announced deal for investment fund Silverlake to invest in the All Blacks is the first step on a...

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Will Kiwibank be sold off?

15/02/2022
Kiwibank was established in 2001 to give Kiwis a fair deal in banking.

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Is a lack of activist shareholders hurting KiwiSaver?

06/01/2021
Fund managers now manage more than $200 billion of ordinary New Zealanders’ savings, in KiwiSaver...
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How to solve the housing crisis

29/12/2021
No one person or institution is responsible alone for the recent rise in house prices.
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Why a $20 minimum wage is good for business

22/12/2020
The recent announcement of a $20 per hour minimum wage brought the usual chorus of...
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Shareholder activism needed to curb excessive executive pay

24/11/2020
New Zealanders have a strong fairness gene.
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Will the Government get real on infrastructure?

17/11/2020
There are times in history when the winds of change all point in one direction,...
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New Zealand’s Business Leaders Reflect On The Lessons Of COVID-19 In New Book

11/11/2020
New Zealand business leaders have shared insights into their COVID-19 strategies and learnings from 2020...
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Here's what Biden win might mean for your KiwiSaver

09/11/2020
A new President of the United States is always a big deal for financial markets,...
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Can KiwiSaver save the economy? Actually, yes

28/10/2020
In reading economists’ predictions for our economy, one thing seems to be overlooked, or underappreciated:...
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A strong economy in 2021? Here's why that could happen

11/10/2020
As Sam Stubbs points out, economists are the butt of many jokes.
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Here's why there's never been a better time to invest in infrastructure

27/09/2020
Covid-19 has been a massive storm cloud for the economy, with the largest drop in...
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