NZ’s toolkit for the Covid-19 response limited by our institutions
13 May 2020
Opinion: "The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak" could describe New Zealand’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, says Professor Natasha Hamilton-Hart.
Tank the tunnel
11 May 2020
Opinion: Is it heresy to suggest mothballing Auckland's biggest infrastructure project? Professor Tim Hazledine takes his chances.
Student venture aims to bring automation to home builders
8 May 2020
A group of students who met during a free University venture development programme, are preparing to take their building automation ideas to the world.
Three keys to post-Covid business success
7 May 2020
Opinion: Companies that survive and thrive after the Covid-19 economic crisis will have three characteristics, explains Peter Zámborský.
Recovery needs tax cuts not shovels - drop GST
28 April 2020
Opinion: On the day that the Prime Minister announces the move to level 2, the Minister of Finance should startle the country by proclaiming a GST holiday writes Tim Hazledine.
Not too late to change abhorrently wasteful policy
23 April 2020
Opinion: Adjustments to Winter Energy Payments could save the Government $450 million; money low-income workers could use as NZ exits lockdown, writes Susan St John.
The human advantage in the age of machines
21 April 2020
Honouring what it is to be human is how we can best respond to the change Artificial Intelligence and Big Tech are bringing to the nature of work.
How AI is reshaping the legal landscape
21 April 2020
How legal systems will need to keep up as Artificial Intelligence becomes commonplace.
Universal basic income: be careful what you wish for
15 April 2020
Opinion: Any universal basic income NZ implements would likely be far too low. Adapting what we already have in place is a much safer approach, writes Susan St John.
Vital supplies: produce locally and stock up
14 April 2020
Opinion: NZ was well placed with local production before the lockdown - but will need to protect local supply lines and key stocks of goods, says Tava Olsen.
Pro-bono business advisory group formed
9 April 2020
Small to medium enterprises in New Zealand who are facing difficulties resulting from the Covid-19 global pandemic can now consult with a free advisory group made up of a team of experts from the Business School.
A different perspective on Covid-19
8 April 2020
Opinion: How many lives taken by Covid-19 and how many lost due to attempts to prevent loss of lives from Covid-19? It’s a trade-off, writes Ananish Chaudhuri.