Articles tagged demographics

Bernard Hickey argues 1989 was the year when New Zealand's housing costs took off and started a massive inter-generational wealth transfer that is showing few signs of being reversed.

For the convenience of subscribers, here's my weekend column in which I say the collapse in home-ownership rates among families formed since 1991 is an unfolding disaster for NZ's economy, our society and the Government's finances.

For the convenience of subscribers, here's my weekend column in which I argue it's time to think about how a million retiring KiwiSavers could either blow or sensibly use their NZ$100,000 pots when they retire.