Opinion and Analysis
OPINION: 2017 is the beginning of the new order of populism, but we have little idea how it will unfold.
Five things to focus on for a successful 2017.
You should not underestimate the power of setting goals, says Martin Hawes.
New Zealand can help all nations respond well to the intense political, economic, social, technological and environmental disruptions roiling the world.
OPINION: Chris Liddell could be Mother Theresa or Mussolini. NZ never actually asked him his values.
Opinion: Donald Trump is suggesting significantly higher tariffs to protect American jobs. We have to be careful how we respond to such a move.
Opinion: Under-representation of women on boards not only raises concerns about equal rights and opportunities for women, but also undermines business success.
Where bankers may once have shunned technology, the opposite is true today.
OPINION: Beware the Icarus Trade, a market "melt-up" followed by a mirror "melt down".
Why New Zealand’s business community needs to become human rights savvy.
OPINION: As doctors warn office 'cake culture' is now the biggest risk to health, the proper response should be, "Oh, puh-leeze".
OPINION: The prospect of an invasion is laughable, but it could do damage in other ways if it chose to.
OPINION: Trump has no understanding of the modern auto industry, but isn't afraid to show off his ignorance.
Insurers are society's risk manager. Climate change puts this role under threat.
There are some givens for 2017, but what are the genuine black swans which could disrupt the financial markets?
OPINION: We need to fix our groaning tourist infrastructure, but why should Kiwis be nailed by tourist taxes in their own country?
OPINION: Donald Trump insists his business arrangements aren't complex, which doesn't explain why it's taking so long to sort them.
OPINION: The Kaikoura quake should be the last wake-up call we need, says Peter Silcock.
Today NZ Super costs $30 million a day. In 20 years, it will rise to $98m a day.
OPINION: Barely noticed in the run-up to Christmas, NZ had a good old-fashioned victory after losing about $1b in exports to Indonesia.
OPINION: Time is one of the most valuable commodities we possess but, like money, we can all spend it more wisely.
OPINION: Of peak oil and the paperless office. It's knowledge, not resources, that drives economic growth.
OPINION: If the market won't pay you to do a job then it's not worth doing, some people say. That kind of thinking is very wrong.
OPINION: Ever feel it takes you longer to reply to an email than to actually do what it may be requesting?
I get at least one email a week from a dissatisfied customer of the Ann Summers chain.
OPINION: Here are a few tips on how to secure your financial future.
Many in business would like to see continued improvement in financial and overall wellbeing and less hardship and inequality in New Zealand.
OPINION: As New Zealand heads into election year it's timely to reflect on how we are positioned for growth and what this means for Auckland.
OPINION: Solid Energy risks million of dollars in fines under health and safety laws if it re-enters the Pike Rive mine.
Warning that tech giants will make whole sectors obsolete next year, and some are more at risk than others.