Mar 28 • 3M
Dawn Chorus: Councils set to dump Wellington Light Rail
Little says NZ to look at joining AUKUS-lite; Nash sacked; Jobs grow in Feb; Gross pay up 8.8% in a year; Public service pay unfrozen; Quote, podcast, tweet thread, profundity and cartoon of the day
The latest daily snapshot of the news, detail, insight and analysis on geo-politics, the global economy, business, markets and the local political economy for citizens and decision-makers of Aotearoa-NZ.
TL;DR: Stuart Nash was sacked for telling donors what happened in Cabinet. Wellington’s City and Regional Councils are going cold on light rail plans. Wayne Brown is under fire for not going to Wellington to lobby on Three Waters. Public service pay has been unfrozen and there was more jobs and wages growth overall in February.
News in our political economy this morning
Listen to this episode with a 7-day free trial
Subscribe to The Kākā by Bernard Hickey to listen to this episode and get 7 days of free access to the full post archives.