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.
Fears of ‘deal fever’ on NZ-EU FTA
/ Three waters regulator - how to progress?
/ A flurry of offshore activity for the PM
/ Reshuffle further concentrates Cabinet power
/ Inflation-killing risks
/ Turning west
/ Last ditch FPA skirmishing
RBNZ sets the table for election year
/ 10% house price fall OK – but
/ Massive spend - what are we buying
/ Insurance and climate change adaptation
/ ComCom governance
/ Luxon on corporate welfare
/ Fonterra's wide margin
Recession ahead - but how deep?
/ Trying for a different conversation
/ Climate change front and centre next week
/ The bill for missing reduction targets
/ New debt target gives infrastructure leeway
/ Buyers’ market emerging?
/ Three waters and credit ratings
Massive political mood shift in five weeks
/ Has David Parker had a brainwave?
/ Market share caps for supermarkets?
/ Burning bridges on 3 waters
/ Short, sharp consultation to tackle moral hazard
/ Ukraine shock knock-ons
/ Gas galore?
Heading off inflation
/ What sending a Hercules to Europe means
/ Orange Easter
/ More muscular threat on supermarkets
/ Green ambitions
/ House prices keep slowing
/ Nurses pay equity deal hits a snag
Luxon’s next challenge – avoiding pratfalls
/ Immigration reset – get ready for form-filling
/ The crowded field for the Auckland mayoralty
/ Farewell to The America’s Cup
/ Vaccination mandates and flu jabs
/ Negligible post-omicron bounceback so far
/ Air NZ faces a tough sell
A political turning point?
/ A cost of living shock, and an immediate response
/ An omicron turning point
/ Bridges rides his yak off into the sunset
/ A juicy ETS windfall
/ Winter is coming
/ Inflation pain
Covid rising to higher peak
/ The meaning in a riot
/ National’s improving core performance
/ Big day looms for supermarkets
/ Three waters report due too
/ An aluminium-lined cloud
/ Taxes flying into Treasury’s coffers
‘Camp Freedom’ digs in
/ Parliament camp vs road closures
/ The prospects for fourth and fifth doses
/ How long does self-isolation have to run?
/ Modelling the outbreak peak
/ A difficult six weeks
/ What could possibly go wrong?