8. Thursday's pick of the news links

Here are my pick of the links to news on the political economy from other news sites on Thursday.

Dominic Harris (Stuff) Elected council will return to Environment Canterbury next year

Conan Young (RNZ): Fishing industry's lies revealed in leaked report

Tom Pullar-Strecker (Stuff): 'Urgent' algorithm stocktake will shed light on government profiling

Jenee Tibshraeny (Interest) Westpac's David McLean says flat house prices for 20-30 years would gradually correct housing unaffordability without igniting the 'economic carnage' a big price drop would cause

Sam Hurley (Herald): 'Considerable concern' at Google's unwillingness to follow court orders - Privacy Commissioner

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