It could be...if we believe we can remain able to match the bid...I doubt that is realistic...if that is so then we need to ensure we can provide from within...and that means we need to maximise the capability of those here. We, it seems to me at least, ...
Neither and both....the original post was about employment (unspecified) so employment (work) unspecified is my point...and that would include health and elderly care I would expect. As stated, any society only survives with the labour of its members (how ...
fair enough..it is broad. however the fact remains that there is a certain amount of work required to support the life of our population, and that 'work' is necessary.....who does it? As someone getting close to the age of being unable to do much of it I ...
and the difficult question remains unanswered
Moderation (on open mike) ...really?
I dont dismiss you at all...indeed the fact I said you were being difficult indicates the complexity of the problem...suggesting sloppy thinking IS the easy way out....answering 'who' does the work required is the difficult question to be answered
you are being difficult Incognito.....what is employment ?. Work is a necessity, who does it however is open to politics
What exactly is "Muldoonism"?.....please elaborate
Id agree they are failing to implement change (and failing badly) however I would suggest that is a better problem to have than the previous administration who were comfortable to oversee a public service not required to administer change
By your own comment it is obvious the Ministers performance is anything but 'fine'....if it were fine there would be no need to invent another layer of oversight
What do you do when you have placed your best options in positions of authority and they dont perform?....you can 'crack as many heads' as you like but ultimately even replacing them dosnt ensure improved performance. Its been suggested that this is a vote...
Department to ensure that actions match words? "For this term of Government we have three core goals. In addition to keeping New Zealanders safe from COVID-19, we are focused on accelerating our economic recovery and addressing the big three foundational ...
The problem with coal https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/apr/30/antarctic-doomsday-glacier-may-be-melting-faster-than-was-thought
It matters not....the game is in decline regardless and this (or any) deal will only temporarily solve the financial position just as the AIG and Adidas deals did...a few million to the provincial unions only pays their current overdrafts.
He forgot ticket clipping
In its application or in its misuse?
Agree there are some worrying signs (and an odd reluctance to inquire) but I hope that is not the case as if so then we are really in the shit....corruption is harder to unwind than incompetence
No, not safer...but not surprised.
The Immigration Dept has been incompetent for years so theres no reason to expect them to become become competent overnight because Covid. Hopefully it remains only incompetence and hasnt descended to corruption.
You have to wonder what Scotty from marketing was thinking when he handed Defence to a loose canon like Dutton...mind you I guess he'd cause problems no matter what job he had and I doubt China will be taking his bluster seriously.
we do...and its worth reminding ourselves that those of us who frequently comment on here are not representative.
no...youre right, i havnt
there is....but whether any of them have better outcomes is open to debate
Is that really unexpected?...after all both open access blogs and talkback are vox populi.
That sounds like the pumped hydro battery you said would never happen....just before you noted that we have low hydro levels.
I suspect given the US position our government may well have an epiphany and the state investment will be announced.....unfortunately as with many other areas the action will be severely delayed
The whole thing started with the deregulation of the financial system decades ago....Keys government were cheerleaders, but not solely responsible.