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Hugovision

Hugovision contains in-depth analysis of political, economic, regulatory, legislative and commercial trends in New Zealand and globally, drawing on the expertise in the Hugo Panel. Hugovision is published fortnightly on a Friday.

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  • Winter blues / Te Pāti Māori scandal puts Labour in a bind / Fieldays brings farming focus / China visit highlights changed relationship / Housing recovery slows / Synlait reshuffles board, confirms supplier unrest / ComCom files charges against Kiwibank

  • June 14

  • 277k
  • Promise kept / Pain delayed / DTIs imminent / CHPs on the table / Things can only get better / Tiwai gets lifeline / Open banking gets legislation

  • May 31

  • 319k
  • Beehive hopes for Budget dividend / Winter of … content / Clock ticks for Interislander ferries / Flight risk / You’ll never buy better / ACC winds up climate fund

  • May 17

  • 263k
  • One step forward, one step back / Old hands promoted / Aged-care Budget bid a year away / In brief / Rate hikes hit labour market / Banks strong despite hit to profits / Annual reviews head to the debating chamber

  • May 03

  • 293k
  • Raising the energy / The Aukus questions / Wellington gets reprieve / RMA tweaks; Ruataniwha revival? / An end in sight … / … no end in sight / Gold Rush

  • April 19

  • 275k
  • Government looks to plan itself out of a funk / Little sign of austerity in light Budget Policy Statement / Science Review asks right questions, at the wrong pace / Slowdown / The end of the postie, the rise of the courier / ComCom cool on Foodstuffs merger / Parliament’s change of pace

  • April 05

  • 290k
  • What’s eating the electorate? / RUC up leads to tax cut / China gives (and gets) an Aukus warning / Time to unleash Kiwibank? / Going backwards / Briscoes defies tough times for retail / Air NZ shaves Chicago route as long-haul heats up

  • March 22

  • 284k
  • Government’s $20b transport pivot / Fast track fast-tracked / Christopher Luxon’s avoidable error / Surplus delayed / Bank holds OCR, Treasury agrees economy weakening / Turmoil in media / Parliament wraps up 100 day plan in a hurry

  • March 08

  • 309k
  • Christopher Luxon sets the scene / Water storage - an early win for farmers? / A new infrastructure agency / Australia chooses greater number of small ships for a pre-war world / How to spend $27 billion / Lukewarm jets may yet be cooled / Mixed earnings season

  • February 23

  • 278k
  • Year of fractious Treaty debate begins at Waitangi / Where to for the Treaty Principles bill? / A defence Budget? / NZ First Minister in trouble as Parliament returns / Unemployment surprise / Electricity Authority mulls consumer reforms / Parliament to sit for a month as clock ticks on 100-day plan

  • February 09

  • 271k