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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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  • Insolvency ‘safe harbour’ and ‘hibernation’ provisions / Life after covid-19 / Coming out of lockdown - next week’s Cabinet focus / Economic outlook - down then up, but no clarity / A long period of relative isolation / Not much respite on regulatory agenda /

  • April 03

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  • HVxtra Covid-19 response March 26 2020 / Parliament grinds to a halt on all non-covid work / Private sector struggling to keep up / Mortgage and business lending packages face delay / Budget rewrite / UBI? / Extraordinary powers

  • March 26

  • 147k
  • HVxtra National lockdown / Finally at lockdown. The question still is: will it work? / The details: Level 4 alert starts at 11.59pm, Wednesday, March 25, Essential services, Financial stability/lending/wage subsidies

  • March 23

  • 154k
  • The govt’s big choice - go harder or invite defeat / Flatten the curve is no longer the goal / National lockdown? / Fiscal, monetary and financial system responses - more to come / Did Bridges just lose the election for National? / Election delay must be on the cards

  • March 20

  • 253k
  • HVxtra Covid-19 economic package / How deep will the recession be? / The Hugo Group and Covid-19

  • March 17

  • 180k
  • Intense SME stress already apparent from covid-19 / Monetary policy won’t fix it / Worry, prepare, don’t panic / Political distractions / Pressure grows for Tiwai Point transmission deal / Slow track for light rail / Jeanette Fitzsimons, 1945-2020

  • March 06

  • 257k
  • Covid-19 - at worst a ‘technical’ recession / RBNZ ‘looking through’ the virus impact / NZ First’s donations swamp / Energy minister eyes ‘market failure’ intervention powers / Referenda heading in different directions / Ihumatao still ‘stuck’ / Sustainable NZ on the ropes?

  • February 21

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  • Wellington moves to Waitangi / Nats fall in behind Bridges’s NZ First gambit / The Maori Party - a spirited, but shaky revival / Crunch time for TOP/Sustainable NZ / What to make of the coronavirus? / Has the govt really spiked National’s guns?

  • February 07

  • 262k
  • September 19 election day? / Light rail decision getting close / Detail imminent on $12b infrastructure spend / Rate cut argument further diminished / Election year factors / Auckland port decision / Nats and NZ First

  • January 24

  • 312k
  • Robertson’s slow reveal / Auckland port move / Slower growth, fewer surpluses - does it matter politically? / EU-NZ trade talks dragging - quelle surprise / Local govt infrastructure funding progress / Compliments of the season

  • December 13

  • 407k