Bernard’s Pick of the links- Nov 19
Auckland one of the worst cities in the world for public transport, road taxes according to new data; and substantial benefit hikes appear off the Government's agenda.
Bernard’s Pick of the links
Thomas Manch (Stuff): Substantial benefit hikes appear off the Government's agenda
Newsroom Staff (Newsroom): Government in NZ: What ministers should be told
Chris Keall (Herald): Huawei in the cold as Spark gives Nokia more 5G business, adds Samsung to mix
Greg Ninness (Interest): More New Zealanders are leaving the country and more non-NZ citizens are arriving
Jenny Ruth ShareChat-BusinessDesk: Has NZ reached the lower limits of monetary policy?
NZ Herald (Paywalled) Wayne Brown interview: Why the Ports of Auckland has to move
ShareChat-BusinessDesk: Sky predicts revenue and earnings fall for FY20
Roger J Kerr (Interest): A key turning point for the RBNZ
ShareChat-BusinessDesk: Steel & Tube warns of further hit to first-half profit
Ferdinando Giugliano (Bloomberg) Wall Street Is Wrong About Negative Interest Rates. There's little evidence in Europe that the policy is harmful. Indeed, it might be more effective if sub-zero rates were passed on to more customers.
The best of the rest
Jason Walls (Herald): Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern sends international fan 'beautiful and personal reply'
Foreign Affairs (Trade and Defence)
Brent Melville (ODT): Manufacturers more optimistic
Nikki Preston (Herald): Decision over whether SkyCity can roll out 60 more pokie machines draws closer
Marta Steeman (Waikato Times): Kiwi Property looks at another office building, an hotel and apartment developments at Sylvia Park
Matthew Littlewood (Timaru Herald): Oceania Dairy wants to discharge 10 million litres a day of treated wastewater into Pacific Ocean
Amelia Wade(Herald): New Zealanders lose $23 million to online scams
Jeremy Hansen(Spinoff): Why one architect thinks a new stadium is the best thing for Auckland’s waterfront
David Cormack (Herald): David Cormack: Why moving Auckland's port is a win for everyone -paywalled
Brent Melville: Runway length not holding DIAL back
John Anthony (Stuff): Air New Zealand international services in turmoil as Dreamliner engine issues drag on
Newsroom Staff (Newsroom): Easing the way for arranged marriages
Roger Moroney ( Hawkes Bay Today): Hawke's Bay's Villa Maria syrah claims NZ wine of the year
Craig McCullouch (RNZ): Rental law changes will hamper eviction of bad tenants - landlords
Indira Stewart (RNZ): South Auckland residents in strife over Māori housing building project
Mike Houlahan (ODT): Tenancy law plan concerns
Catherine Harris (Stuff): Tougher laws for ending leases 'could put property managers at risk'
David Hargreaves( Interest): Why the new tenancy rules will drive more into state housing
Tech, Media (and Telecoms)
Sharechat-BusinessDesk: Chorus defeats secrecy breach claim
Chris Keall( Herald): Former Labour MP's lawsuit against Chorus thrown out - paywalled
Emma Hatton(RNZ): Aged care: call for stricter regulation after woman forced from home
Catherine Hutton(RNZ): Demand for disability services surges due to new pilot programmes
Anusha Bradley (RNZ): Police investigating after shot fired at Napier health centre
Adam Burns (ODT): CT scan schedule mirrors rapid rise in referrals
Marty Sharpe, Matthew Tso & Georgia May Gilbertson: Shot fired outside Napier health clinic following day of gang violence
Lee Kenny (Stuff): Otago Uni finds 1 in 5 final year med students faked work placement records
Shaun Robinson(Spinoff): For people living with mental illness, the arming of New Zealand police is a disaster
Newsroom Staff (Newsroom): Rise of the health charity
Steve Hart (Herald): Big role for small firms in mental health
Jessica Long and Rob Mitchell (Stuff): History on repeat - how compulsory teaching in NZ might work
Alice Geary (Timaru Herald): Mackenzie District Council reject land swap proposal for Radisson hotel in Tekapo
Alice Geary (Timaru Herald): Successful year for debt-free Mackenzie District Council
Aaron van Delden (RNZ): Change Electoral Act precluding communities having Māori wards - Mayor
Gary Farrow (Waikato Times): Bins go in bid to get owners to scoop dogs' poop
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