Dawn Chorus: Here's all the levers the Govt is not pulling to fix our housing catastropheListen now (19 min) | PM defends Govt against accusation its actions on housing are breaching human rights, saying it is 'pulling all the levers', ackn…
In conversation with Dr Sarb Johal on the psychology of living through our Covid-19 eraListen now (32 min) | Wellington-based clinical psychologist Dr Sarb Johal works with organisations on managing their way through Covid-19. I asked wha…
Dawn Chorus: Human Rights Commission launches inquiry into housing Listen now (10 min) | Commission sets guidelines for probe into 'right to a decent home under section 5(2) of the Human Rights Act'; Labour slumps 10 p…
The week that was for the week's endListen now (41 min) | In which Peter Bale and I take a 'hoon' around the week's events in a Friday afternoon zoom webinar with a couple of dozen subscr…
Peter Bale and I will host an experimental webinar with subscribers to talk about the week's events at 4.30pm, including the latest on the global econo…
Dawn Chorus: Don't bet on a breakupListen now (24 min) | Commerce Commission's scathing review of supermarket sector suggests state intervention and Telecom-style break-up, but don't bet…
Dawn chorus: Rio Tinto profits as NZ's poor shiverListen now (17 min) | Bluff owner cites power cost fall in NZ as it pays record US$9.1b to shareholders; Meridian selling power to smelter at a seventh…
Dawn Chorus: China's tech crackdownListen now (13 min) | Shares slump in Hong Kong and New York as China's Communist Party widens crackdown on tech firms that could challenge party contr…
Dawn Chorus: The scandal of worsening housing-and-power-driven child povertyListen now (9 min) | Under half of Kāinga Ora's 8,000 'new' houses are actually new, yet Govt is squeezing funding for community housing providers who …
Dawn Chorus: 2021 now a travel write-offListen now | Bubble burst until late Sept at least, and probably well into 2022; travel to rest of world likely off until well into 2023 as delta rips …
News over the horizonListen now (48 min) | In which Peter Bale and I take a hoon around the world of geo-politics, including closer looks at interest rates, house prices, t…
The week that was for the week's endListen now (42 min) | A 'hoon' around the week's main events in the political economy, including closer looks at household wealth stats, the problem wi…