On Newstalk ZB's Early Edition, Dr Eric Crampton talks to Kate Hawkesby about Labour's pledge to help new supermarket retailers and warns against subsidising entry for new chains. Listen to his interview below. Read more
Dr Eric Crampton appeared on The Platform to talk with Sean Plunket about grocery competition and the 'weetbix war' between The Warehouse and Sanitarium. You can find a snippet of their conversation below. Read more
Dr Eric Crampton talks to RNZ about media funding and regulation. Listen to the interview below. Read more
Wellington (Monday, 2 October 2023) - The New Zealand Initiative welcomed today’s announcement that a re-elected Labour government would ease the path for new grocers to enter the New Zealand market. But it also warned against subsidising entry. Read more
On his breakfast show on Newstalk ZB, Mike Hosking talks to Dr Oliver Hartwich about the Initative's latest research note The Deficit Diaries: Six years of red. They discuss the Labour government's six-year fiscal record and the risk of fiscally optimistic projections. Read more
Our Executive Director, Dr Oliver Hartwich, joined TVNZ Breakfast to discuss National's plan for those on jobseeker benefits. You can also read more about this discussion on the One News website here. Read more
Wellington (Tuesday, 26 September 2023) - As we approach the 2023 election, New Zealanders must learn from the overly optimistic projections presented by Labour before the 2017 election. New Zealand cannot afford a repeat of this fiscal recklessness. Read more
Dr. Michael Johnston appeared on the AM Show to discuss the ACT Party's new education policies.
On Newstalk ZB, Fran O'Sullivan mentioned The New Zealand Initiative and our trip to Ireland in a discussion about potential members of a National Party government. Read more
Dr. Oliver Hartwich appeared on a One News panel to discuss Tuesday night's Leaders' debate. You can watch below or on the One News website. Read more
Dr. Michael Johnston appeared on Mike Hosking's radio show on Newstalk ZB to discuss the ACT Party's educational policies.
Dr. Michael Johnston appeared on Nine To Noon, hosted by Kathryn Ryan, to discuss the Initiative's new report on teacher education. You can also find the interview here. Read more
Dr. Eric Crampton took part in the Free Speech Union Debate on whether we should tax the wealthy, initially moving to argue that the tax system is currently unfair for everyone. You can watch the entire debate here. Read more
Dr. Eric Crampton appeared on The Platform to talk with Sean Plunket about the National Party's tax plan. You can find a snippet of their conversation below. Read more
Dubai Eye Breakfast: Dr. Oliver Hartwich on a potential CEPA agreement between the UAE and New Zealand.
Dr. Oliver Hartwich appeared on Dubai Eye Breakfast to discuss the implications of a potential Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between the United Arab Emirates and New Zealand.