Podcast: Two Cents' Worth
Two Cents on the Wellbeing Budget
Settle in for the Two Cents' Worth team and special guest Sharon Zollner, ANZ New Zealand Chief Economist, as they debate the merits of the 2019 Wellbeing Budget.
About Two Cents' Worth
Two Cents' Worth has been launched by Newsroom in a co-production with RNZ. It is the country's first weekly business podcast and will be broadcast just after the midday news on Sundays on RNZ National, will be available on both RNZ and Newsroom's websites and can also be found on iTunes and other podcast apps.
Each week we will examine one issue in depth and then convene a panel discussion. Here is this week's version on RNZ as well.
Two Cents' Worth - the business week and the business outlook. Previous episodes are below.
Episode 1: The rise of double cab utes, the TAB's big profit and a threat to small electricity retailers.
Episode 2: Why your first job is crucial, why interest rates are so low and why wholesale power prices are so high
Episode 3: Inside a zombie town as its mill faces a closure decision, how a New Zealand company won big in Singles day and the future of Vector after the departure of chairman Michael Stiassny.
Episode 4: The rule of 8s and Trade Me’s big buyer
Episode 5: Why we don't buy cheap petrol
Episode 6: Inside open banking
Episode 7: A ride sharing revolution
Episode 8: Salmon set to surpass dairy, save the planet
Episode 9: The wedding economy: a love story
Episode 10: Our place in the space race
Episode 11: How NZ changed world economies
Episode 12: The Park Mews effect
Episode 13: Refashioning NZ's rag trade
Episode 14: Recycling plastic won't save the world
Episode 15: The secret battle of the CPTPP
Episode 16: Raw power in the internet era
Episode 17: Hundreds more Bryans
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