Dawn chorus:3 Waters in troubleListen now (6 min) | Whangarei joins Auckland and Christchurch with doubts on big reform as deadline nears; Australia's climate wars take more ugly tur…
Bernard Hickey
Dawn chorus: Bitcoin crackdownListen now (6 min) | Bitcoin slumps as Sichuan bans mining too; Bondi Junction delta cluster grows to 9; Suggestion Govt may have to intervene to buy o…
Bernard Hickey
News Zealand over the horizonListen now (51 min) | Peter Bale and Bernard Hickey talk about the week's geopolitics; Putin vs Biden, China's Hong Kong repression and America's four …
Bernard Hickey
Dawn chorus: Wellington's Unitary Plan-like battle beginsListen now (9 min) | Council officers gut medium density zoning in Wellington's draft response to Labour's NPS-UD after NIMBY backlash; Battle looms in…
Bernard Hickey
A chorus: RBNZ gets DTI toolListen now (16 min) | RBNZ convinces Robertson it can limit debt to income multiples without hurting first home buyers much; DTI limit of 6 or 7 unlike…
Bernard Hickey
Dawn chorus: Sustainably unaffordableListen now (6 min) | REINZ figures show 29.8% house price inflation in year to end of May; RBNZ fought to use 'sustainable' rather than 'affordable' in…
Bernard Hickey
Dawn chorus: Feebate blowbackListen now (22 min) | Ute buyers complain they have no electric alternatives; South Auckland councillors protest Mill Rd cutback move; Possible nuclear…
Bernard Hickey
Dawn chorus: NZTA cutbacksListen now (6 min) | NZTA tells councils to expect less spending, leaving them scrambling to re-do 2021/22 budgets; National attacks feebate scheme for…
Bernard Hickey
The week that was for the week's endListen now (46 min) | A 'hoon' with Interest.co.nz's Jenee Tibshraeny on the political economy this week, including the Climate Commission's big report…
Bernard Hickey
News Zealand over the horizonListen now (29 min) | A hoon with Peter Bale about this week's news around the world, including a look at what's coming out of the G7, the latest leak …
Bernard Hickey
Dawn chorus: US inflation hits 29-year highListen now (7 min) | US CPI up 5.0% in May vs year ago; core inflation of 3.8% highest since 1992; but financial markets not worried & bet central bank…
Bernard Hickey
Dawn chorus: Work visas extendedListen now (9 min) | Faafoi extends 10,000 working holiday and seasonal employment visas for another six months; Visas for 200 extra dairy workers and …
Bernard Hickey