The New Zealand Institute

Type: Organization
Name: The New Zealand Institute
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

NZIER appoints new chief executive

The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER), the country’s leading independent economic consultancy, has appointed Laurence Kubiak, the former ... [Published Truth - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Economic growth peaked (Newstalk ZB)

Economists say our economic growth has peaked.The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research says from now on, economic growth will moderate, but remain positive.Its latest forecast shows growth dropping to 3.3 percent in 2015, then 2.9 percent and 2.2 ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

No interest rate hikes tipped

The market's not expecting another interest rate hike today.The Reserve Bank will be making its monetary policy announcement this morning.The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research Shadow Board says it's time for a breather.Principal Economist Dr ... [Published Newstalk ZB - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Too many rules, too few skills

New regulation and hard-to-fill vacancies are the main concernsOnly 51 per cent of firms surveyed said they had enough skilled staff; for tradespeople the proportion was 44 per cent.Not for the first time, regulation is bugbear No1 when business leaders ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Govt paying the polluters a disgrace - Treadwell (Fuseworks)

The National party announced it will spend $200 million of taxpayers and ratepayers money to buy stream side land on dirty dairy farms. The New Zealand Institute of Forestry has consistently demanded the Government stop paying the polluters to pollute ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Taxpayer Awards the Polluter

The National party announced it will spend $200 million of taxpayers and ratepayers money to buy stream side land on dirty dairy farms. The New Zealand Institute of Forestry has consistently demanded the Government stop paying the polluters to pollute ... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Empty-nesters locked up with their money

The still-booming house price figures released by RP Data yesterday will be welcomed by the thousands of investors who have piled into the market in past months.The survey showed prices up 4.2 per cent nationally in the three months to August, with Melbourne ... [Published Business Spectator - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

This Portable DNA Sequencer Is About the Size of a Brick

The complex process of sequencing DNA is getting ever faster, cheaper, and more compact. Now a team of researchers at New Zealand’s University of Otago has developed a portable, handheld sequencing device roughly the size of a clay brick.The battery-powered ... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Cheap, Handheld Sequencers Are the Next Logical Step for DNA Analysis

Researchers in New Zealand have developed a portable, battery-powered device that can identify DNA sequences in the field. According to the University of Otago website , their 'Freedom4' sequencer can be used to detect suspected viruses or bacteria on ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

New Zealand FSL unfair and outdated

The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) says the country should introduce property-based charges to fund its fire service, labelling the current levy on insurance “unfair, outdated and out of step with the rest of the world”.The report ... [Published InsuranceNews.com.au - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 3 reports

Change Required to Unfair Insurance-based Fire Service Levy

The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) is recommending a fairer way of funding the fire service to better reflect the public good it provides for all New Zealanders. ... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

New Institute launches in Auckland

Auckland, Tuesday, July 29, 2014– The New Zealand Institute of Procurement and Supply Incorporated (NZIPS) has been established to deliver a focus on procurement and supply not only throughout New Zealand but on the global stage for practitioners. ... [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Jul 29 2014]

Quotes

Kubiak says NZIER has a lot to offer the commercial sector: "Successfully executed strategy is always underpinned by exceptional research. NZIER provides the most robust, objective and able to be actioned research and advice in the country."
"It's not going to be the golden days that we had during the 2000s, where jobs were plentiful, incomes were rising and things were growing very, very strongly."
...interesting discussion on the origins of inequality and why the problem might be increasing, see Peter Lyons Is NZ's prosperity real? He says that "Income inequalities are a necessary feature of a market economy"
...survey said changes to the Health and Safety Act were likely to be the largest single source of cost pressure in his business in the years to come. "It's not that the changes aren't good, but they will carry a high cost."

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NZIER appoints new chief executive [Published Truth - Sep 16 2014]
NZIER appoints expatriate business leader as ne... [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Sep 16 2014]
NZIER appoints new chief executive (Fuseworks) [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Sep 16 2014]
Economic growth peaked (Newstalk ZB) [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Sep 15 2014]
Edwards: Solving poverty with your vote [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 12 2014]
No interest rate hikes tipped [Published Newstalk ZB - Sep 10 2014]
Too many rules, too few skills [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 10 2014]
Govt paying the polluters a disgrace - Treadwel... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Sep 04 2014]
Taxpayer Awards the Polluter [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Sep 04 2014]
Empty-nesters locked up with their money [Published Business Spectator - Sep 01 2014]
This Portable DNA Sequencer Is About the Size o... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 28 2014]
Cheap, Handheld Sequencers Are the Next Logical... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Aug 27 2014]
New population forecasting could improve invest... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 25 2014]
New Zealand FSL unfair and outdated [Published InsuranceNews.com.au - Aug 18 2014]
Change Required to Unfair Insurance-based Fire ... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Aug 11 2014]
‘Urgent change required’ to insurance-based fir... [Published Truth - Aug 11 2014]
'Urgent change required' to insurance-based fir... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 11 2014]
Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit [Published Family Capers - Aug 11 2014]
New Institute launches in Auckland [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Jul 29 2014]
New Institute launches in Wellington [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Jul 15 2014]
Christchurch wins international Surveyors Confe... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Jun 19 2014]
New Zealand business confidence at highest leve... [Published Topnews.in - Jul 09 2013]
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NZIER appoints expatriate business leader as ne... [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Sep 16 2014]
The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER), the country’s leading independent economic consultancy, has appointed Laurence Kubiak, the former BT Global Services’ Head of Economic Analysis and Director of Global Competition and Regulation, ...
Taxpayer Awards the Polluter [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Sep 04 2014]
The National party announced it will spend $200 million of taxpayers and ratepayers money to buy stream side land on dirty dairy farms. The New Zealand Institute of Forestry has consistently demanded the Government stop paying the polluters to pollute ...
Change Required to Unfair Insurance-based Fire ... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Aug 11 2014]
The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) is recommending a fairer way of funding the fire service to better reflect the public good it provides for all New Zealanders. ...
New Institute launches in Auckland [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Jul 29 2014]
Auckland, Tuesday, July 29, 2014– The New Zealand Institute of Procurement and Supply Incorporated (NZIPS) has been established to deliver a focus on procurement and supply not only throughout New Zealand but on the global stage for practitioners. ...
New Institute launches in Wellington [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Jul 15 2014]
The New Zealand Institute of Procurement and Supply Incorporated (NZIPS) has been established to deliver a focus on procurement and supply not only throughout New Zealand but on the global stage for practitioners. ...
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