The OECD has endorsed New Zealand’s crackdown on multi-national tax evasion, despite significant criticism from local businesses that it departs from OECD standards, Thomas Coughlan reports.
ew Zealand's economic growth is set to continue to beat the average of the 35 member countries of the Organisation for Economic Cooperative and Development, as activity shifts away from consumption and towards investment, the OECD said in its biannual Economic Outlook.
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.
New Zealand’s health system has been the subject of a string of bad press in the past few years, but how does the latest OECD report rate us?
Rod Oram surveys whether New Zealand is on the right track or the wrong track and finds New Zealand's growth model is hitting its environment limits. Poor productivity and housing failures are also holding us back.
In today's email we look at the latest GDP figures, and the latest recommendations from the OECD on how to tackle the productivity issues they reveal.
The OECD has offered up a cure for New Zealand's economic achilles heel of poor productivity, but it's also hopeful that recently strong immigration will drive an improvement in the long run.
In today's email we preview the GDP figures due out this morning, and look at the latest house price and sales volume statistics.
In today's email we look at how the Maori Party could end up taking the role of kingmaker in post-coalition negotiations, we preview the Chinese Premier's visit and we examine the latest OECD reports on New Zealand's poor productivity.
Two environmental reports have landed in one day, both highlighting the impact of cows, but Prime Minister Bill English says we won't be shrinking milking herds in a hurry, reports Eloise Gibson.