Retirement Commissioner warns of doubling of retirees who have to rent by 2048 & many more retirees with mortgages costing over 80% of pension; She…
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Dawn Chorus: Covid protests spread in ChinaListen now (8 min) | President Xi’s ‘dynamic zero’ covid policies under extreme stress as protests and riots spread in locked-down cities generating 65…
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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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Jump on to the Hoon at 5pm Kia ora! It’s that time of the week where co-host Peter Bale and I hold our weekly ‘Hoon’ webinar at 5pm for an hour. Paying subscribers can jum…
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Ask Me Anything about the week to Nov 18Kia ora! It’s that time of the week where I’m on site for an hour to (try to) answer any questions from paying subscribers about the news of the…
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