Cooking the Books podcast: How to find financial stability in an unstable world

OPINION Each week the NZ Herald's Cooking the Books podcast tackles a different money problem. Today, it's how to use your money to provide a safety net in a crazy world. Hosted by Frances Cook. Listen to the Cooking the Books... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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What Virgin Australia will look like after Bain Capital takeover

Free snacks will go, business class will stay and fares are promised to be cheaper as Virgin Australia's new boss unveils details of the new-look airline.Incoming chief executive officer Jayne Hrdlicka said Virgin Australia 2.0... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Infrastructure report: Westpac's Andrew Bashford and Joanna Silver on climate change and infrastructure

Andrew Bashford When we're talking about infrastructure, it's not just about building and designing new stuff. Clearly, it's modifying what we've already got, but actually, probably more importantly, it's about how can you use... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Infrastructure report: Hamish Glenn: Planning needs an overhaul

Climate change, inequality, productivity. Covid has accelerated the need to get on top of our biggest challenges and the Ardern Government has the mandate to get on with it.The first thing we need to see is a list of the big national... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Infrastructure report: Stuart McKinnon: Decisions we make today will deliver prosperity for future generations

On March 25th — when New Zealand first went into level 4 lockdown — Covid-19 was about to test our broadband infrastructure like nothing had ever tested it before.As our cities and towns emptied out, the internet filled up.The... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Infrastructure report: Bridging the troubled water gap

Water is New Zealand's most valuable asset and the biggest infrastructure challenge of the next decade.That is the view of Fletcher Construction chief executive Peter Reidy, who says New Zealand's water infrastructure is well overdue... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Global dairy prices rebound at auction

Prices in the latest Global Dairy Trade auction have rebounded, after a 2.0 per cent dip earlier this month. In the first auction post news of two potentially viable vaccines, prices rose 1.8 per cent across the board to an average... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Schools push for pilot scheme for international students

Schools are pushing for a pilot scheme to bring back foreign students to stave off big cuts to teaching and teacher aides next year.A survey has found that 147 schools with overseas students would have to lay off 300 teachers, 193... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Broadcasting watchdog finds TVNZ breached standards over 'Jewish billionaires' reference

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has found 1 News breached standards with "the effect of embedding an antisemitic trope" after a reference to 'Jewish billionaires' during one of its segments.The broadcasting watchdog upheld... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Two telltale signs you're being phoned by a scammer

A legitimate phone company would never call you out of the blue and ask for remote access to your computer, or for your credit card details before an over-the-phone fix, an industry group warns. Read More Some Aucklanders suffer... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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