8. Friday's pick of the news links

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

Michael Neilson (Herald): ’Just pay them more’: Young Auckland woman’s plea after surgery postponed due to strike

Patrick Gower (Newshub): Exclusive: 1080 dumpsite uncovered in Stewart Island national park

Kate Gudsell (RNZ): A ‘bewildering array of claims’ about biodegradable plastics

Anne-Marie Brady (Herald): University links with China raise questions

Patrick Keyzer and Dave Martin (The Conversation): Why New Zealanders are feeling the hard edge of Australia’s deportation policy

Diana Clement (North & South): Are retirement villages milking the elderly for profit?

Geoff Simmons (Spinoff): What I learned from Gareth Morgan and the TOP adventure

Anne Gibson (Herald): Should Auckland Council sell its $500m worth of carparks?

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