Will asset prices survive the end of money printing?Listen now (32 min) | US Federal Reserve Chair signals faster taper of money printing, saying inflation is more embedded than expected; US stocks slump…
Willis to go back to Labour to amend bill in select committee to take account of critics’ complaints about design guidelines and a lack of council flex…
Our counterproductive Covid 'rekovery'Listen now (32 min) | Govt cash granted to businesses since Covid will top $20b and home-owning household wealth is set to rise by $872b; while disposa…
Cabinet takes ‘cautious approach’; Puts Auckland, Northland, Gisborne, & Whanganui in red; Waikato, Taranaki, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa, Wellington & South…
Dawn Chorus: Am I orange or red?Listen now (11 min) | PM to reveal cabinet's decisions today on which colour 'traffic light' each region will have from Friday; Auckland expected to be…
The week that was for the week’s endListen now (68 min) | Dec 3 set as Auckland’s ‘red light’ day and Dec 15 as ‘leaving’ day; Cabinet decides not to allow Kiwis home for Christmas and no…
Come and join us for the weekly hoon nowWe’re about to start the weekly hoon. Here’s the zoom webinar link for paid subscribers to join the webinar for an hour at 4pm today with myself…
Ask Me Anything about the week that wasCome on in and ask me anything you’d like about the events of the week and the issues of the day in The Kākā community. The things that I’ve bee…
Dawn Chorus: National set to pivotListen now (9 min) | Luxon seen as frontrunner for National's likely coronation of a leader next Tuesday, despite a quiet starting year; He could pivot…
Dawn Chorus: Orr lacks regretsListen now (15 min) | RBNZ Governor says has no regrets about unconventional monetary policy moves; ridicules talk of housing market catastrophe and sa…
Reserve Bank hikes 25 basis points as expected and raises OCR forecast track by 50 basis points; Central bank sees OCR at 2.6% by end of 2023; Wholesal…
Vaccinated arrivals from Australia can self-isolate for 7 days from Jan 17; Vaccinated NZers from other countries can self-isolate from Feb 14; All vac…