New Zealand risks falling further behind in its infrastructure development unless it can adopt new tools for funding development and better prioritise the work needed, Chapman Tripp says.
Jacinda Ardern has wrapped up her week-long trip to the Pacific, saying the visit has set the Government up well to move ahead with its Pacific reset. Sam Sachdeva travelled with the Prime Minister, and looks at the trip's successes and the challenges that will come next.
The Cook Islands is one of the Pacific's success stories - but that success comes with its own challenges. Sam Sachdeva reports from Rarotonga on the buoyant state of the country's economy and how that may affect its future.
The head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has made a blatant bid for more money in this year’s Budget - and it seems likely his prayers will be answered.