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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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  • HVxtra - election special / Not just a strong mandate - a political generational shift too

  • October 18

  • 175k
  • Ardern set for second term / Collins’s campaign dissolves / Full coalition or just supply and confidence deal? / Extraordinary early turnout may help Labour / RMA, Transport and employment law reform in focus / Will Ardern choose Shaw as Deputy PM? / Or will the Greens be kept at arm’s length?

  • October 16

  • 249k
  • Labour gliding on to second term / Winston tumbling into oblivion / Duopolies face official scrutiny / Labour’s Tiwai Point pivot / Farmers and lobbyists brace for second Labour term / When the daigou don’t go

  • October 02

  • 197k
  • Is the election a fait accompli now? / Farewell V-shaped recovery / Nats go for the hip pocket / Labour’s campaign / Climate change disclosure regime / Will covid restrictions lift next week?

  • September 18

  • 276k
  • No rush to level 1 / The potential for a large ‘wasted’ vote / The Greens - a Shaw backlash risks unelectability / Tracing tech: the CovidCard rejection / Air NZ’s top exec exodus / Orr to banks: don’t ask for your brolly back when it rains / Key election debate dates

  • September 04

  • 219k
  • On track for lockdown relief on Aug 26 / Changes to L1 look likely / A rough week for Labour / What the Cabinet really thinks of Ashley Bloomfield / Could the election date change? / Rio Tinto still looking for a deal / Wage subsidy sleeper?

  • August 21

  • 257k
  • Election 2020: a kind of phony war / What would it take to change the govt? / Pressure at the border / RMA reform and climate change preparedness / Winston’s last speech? / Set-piece election dates / Election and lockdowns

  • August 07

  • 455k
  • An exhausting and tawdry fortnight in politics / Assessing Judith Collins’s impact / NZ First starting to panic? / Interpreting Marsden Pt’s strategic value / Quarantine and border issues / National’s debt target / NZ-China relations

  • July 24

  • 260k
  • National Party leadership / Crusher vs Kindness - Judith Collins resets the election campaign dynamic

  • July 14

  • 118k
  • National’s terrible week / Tiwai Point - no bluffing meets no patience / Border strategy coming - but tech solutions on slow track / Hints of a big announcement on open aquaculture / The smelter’s one thing, the refinery quite another / China tensions rising / Greens producing eye-catching policy

  • July 10

  • 277k