Head of Business, NZME
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Politicians start kicking critical decisions into 2022.
Luxon will apply lessons learnt in the corporate world when managing National.
Grant Robertson says the Government is "very committed to the Three Waters reforms".
Decisions are coming on Three Waters reform, Auckland light rail and a harbour crossing.
International investors need confidence that big projects will go ahead.
The manner of Collins' exit could still influence the party's leadership contest.
Rampaging virus makes it too risky to expose less-prepared regions.
Common focus on energy and vaccine technology are conference highlights
Apec gets a reminder that pandemic remains the urgent issue of our time.
Crisis predictions suggest it's time for NZ to start paddling in the right direction.
COMMENT: Apec is gold for Cabinet Ministers from a small nation like New Zealand.
The 'formers' got to rub shoulders with some of the world's most powerful leaders at Apec.
OPINION: Apec is a big deal for New Zealand.
Finance Minister wants to defuse past criticism for failure to deliver.
Major parties have missed the opportunity to join forces to boost confidence.
It's time the PM saw first-hand the damage that the continued lockdown is doing.
The shovel-ready is important, but has not been executed.
Many Ministers have been out of the public eye during the various lockdowns.
Jacinda Ardern's reign has hit some stumbling blocks.
Land supply seen as one of the biggest hurdles.
Even "drinks" after work to keep staff morale up at week's end.
Latest lockdown has made forecasting uncertain for some of NZ's biggest firms.
What do CEOs think about the biggest increase in consumer prices in nearly a decade?
'We are part of a global market and need to be internationally competitive'.
New deal with economic focus could help bring US back to table.
Leaders fuming at wealth of ideas stuck in bureaucratic mire.
OPINION: New security alliance across ditch possibly too great a distraction.
Collins' performance has some key Nats speculating on potential leadership prospects.
New Zealand could learn a lot from the way other nations are battling with Covid.
We know the drill Jacinda, so just the facts please.
With this much change going on business has to get ahead of the game.
Charade undermines the integrity of politics rather than preserves it.
The internet is a great enabler but also has the capacity to be the great disabler.
Geo-political tensions were to the fore at the latest Apec retreat.
If Apec meeting eases US-China tensions, it will be a bonus for Jacinda Ardern.
The meeting will be hosted virtually from Wellington by the Prime Minister.
Businesspeople need to know when they'll finally be able to reconnect with the world.
Covid-19 is a handy smokescreen for radical change.
Leading agri exporters Fonterra and Zespri on trade from within China.
Mel Poulton and Todd Muller speak up about their thoughts on the trade sector.
Paul Morgan - Building a long-term relationship with China is imperative.
The pandemic has exposed the need for co-operation on trade matters among countries.
Funding America's Cup would have been more rewarding for NZ than the harbour crossing.
New Zealand has been working to build the relationship with Canberra.
If NZ security agencies really believed that two MPs posed a threat, why not talk to them?
NZ Rugby proposed selling 12.5% of new commercial business to private equity giant.
National leader can be polarising — but she's winning a business following.
Robertson told Parliament his Budget was set against the "Mother of All Budgets".
OPINION: The PM has to convince business leaders New Zealand is on the right track.
Business leaders criticised for their reluctance to confront Government.
Leonie Freeman says we need a response which brings housing sectors together.
Party is asking whether it's time to move away from past approach.
Jacinda Ardern is finding out the limits to reasoned diplomacy.
Grant Robertson needs to reflect on Government failings before preaching to airline.
Robertson expects Government to be "involved in the process leading to board renewal".
Ardern's political brand has been built on empathy, but she has discernible gaps.
Kiwi businesses vulnerable to giants' shifting power dynamic.
Fran O'Sullivan gives an overview of the 2021 Project Auckland report.
Apec is a long game. It is New Zealand's challenge to give it a very big nudge.
New Zealand faces more threats than Covid — and PM needs to divvy up leadership burden.
Barry Potter promises we will have something to celebrate
Patience fraying on access to Government's Covid strategy.
Lengthy dispute dates back to 1994.
Values have fallen before — let's make it happen again.
Borrowing to buffer Covid hit has won ultimate salute with S&P credit rating boost.