The week that was for the week to Nov 27Listen now (12 min) | In a big week for the political economy: the RBNZ decided to engineer a recession; Adrian Orr said sorry; National opted to keep…
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Inside the Reserve Bank's (even bigger) rate hikesListen now (25 min) | Bernard Hickey interviews RBNZ Chief Economist Paul Conway about why the RBNZ is cracking down even harder on inflation, and which…
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A 'hoon' video on the MPS with David McLeish & Jarrod KerrWatch now (19 min) | For those who prefer video, here's an experiment of our discussion about the bigger than expected rate hike and forecast rate hikes…
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The RBNZ throws a wet blanket over the economyListen now (22 min) | RBNZ hikes OCR 75bps to 4.25% & looked at doing 100bps; lifts forecast peak by 140bps to 5.5% & sees recession during 2023…
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Get ready for a big rate hikeListen now (5 min) | Economists see the Reserve Bank hiking 75 basis points at 2pm, but its forecasts of the future OCR will decide whether banks pump…
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A chance to close our democratic deficitListen now (10 min) | Labour to propose Parliament votes to lower voting age to 16, but National and ACT say they’ll oppose it, which would make…
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Dawn Chorus: Climate fund agreedListen now (5 min) | Chaotic COP27 ends late with climate compensation fund, but no fossil fuel phaseout; Luxon calls wrap-around services "kumbaya and…
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The week that was to Nov 20Listen now (65 min) | Including the weekly ‘hoon’ co-hosted by Bernard Hickey & Peter Bale with guests Josie Pagani & Robert Patman on National’s boot…
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