Associate Professor Tripe and Geoff Bertram from Victoria University of Wellington have some concerns about the Reserve Bank’s adoption and implementation of a policy known as Open Bank Resolution (OBR).
The investment by the official Rugby World Cup sponsors is in the tens of millions. Brands such as Heineken, Emirates Airlines and MasterCard will be looking to recoup this investment by pushing their products in front of our faces at every possible opportunity. Kane Hopkins discusses the Public Relations behind the RWC.
Selling state assets is a prickly issue in New Zealand and around the world. When the National Party announced plans to sell up to 49 percent of each of its electricity companies and some other state-owned enterprises should it be re-elected in November, it sparked heated debate and some fierce opposition. College of Business Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Lawrence C Rose has researched the performance of privatised companies in Australia and New Zealand and believes partial sales are a critical to improving our economic growth rate. He speaks to Kathryn Farrow.