‘Bubble’ banker class can’t last: Rob Campbell tells Infinz

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 24 (BusinessDesk) – Professional director Rob Campbell says the only ‘bubble’ economy the world has to worry about is the “sealed bubble in which most finance professionals work”, buoyed up by “their hangers on and mutual admiration … Read more »

Auckland Museum to Develop New Memorial Space

Press Release – Auckland War Memorial Museum

The iconic heritage building, Auckland War Memorial Museum, is reaching the latest milestone in its heritage maintenance and restoration plan. Starting next month, new work will focus on the East Gallery on the top floor of the Museum and the restoration … Read more »

Reserve Bank responds to submissions on LVR rule changes

Press Release – Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today published a summary of submissions and final policy positions in regards to changes in the Loan to Value Ratio restriction rules (LVRs), and the asset classification of residential property investment loans in the Capital Adequacy … Read more »

Joan Baez to receive Amnesty International’s highest award

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

With her mesmerizing voice and unwavering commitment to peaceful protest and human rights for all, Joan Baez has been a formidable force for good. Secretary General of Amnesty International, Salil Shetty Read more »

Taking a stand on property investment

Press Release – Benje Patterson

15 May 2015 Taking a stand on property investment Written by Benje Patterson, Senior Economist at Infometrics Ltd The Reserve Bank has launched an offensive against property investors in Auckland. By October this year, lending restrictions will increase for … Read more »

New LVR restrictions won’t address Auckland’s housing issues

Press Release – Harcourts

New Zealands largest real estate company, Harcourts believes that the new LVR restrictions will do little to solve housing issues in Auckland but that the changes should provide some benefit to the rest of the country. Read more »

New LVR restrictions on Auckland housing

Press Release – Reserve Bank

New Zealands financial system is sound and operating effectively, but faces significant risks, Reserve Bank Governor, Graeme Wheeler, said today when releasing the Banks May Financial Stability Report . Read more »

An evening with Joan Baez

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

Joan Baez legendary folk singer, songwriter, activist, peacenik and cultural icon for over fifty years returns to bewitch New Zealand audiences touring to Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland mid October 2015. This concert series follows … Read more »

Green Liberty is the Antidote to Authoritarian Corporatism

Opinion – Glen Barry

Humanity has so massively overshot planetary ecological boundaries, that already there is an impact upon jobs and consumption; and as a result of diminishing expectations, neo-fascism is rising. Read more »

Cuban Foreign Minister’s Human Rights Council statement

Speech – Embassy of Cuba in New Zealand

Statement by the H.E. Mr. Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, at the High Level Segment of the Twenty Eighth Session of the Human Rights Council. Geneva, Switzerland, March 2, 2015. Read more »