Written By: - Date published: 10:30 pm, October 6th, 2021 - 42 comments
With clear information people can and should be expected to make optimal and sub-optimal choices & decisions.
Written By: - Date published: 12:49 am, January 4th, 2020 - 6 comments
We cannot know everything and our only option is to trust others who know stuff that we don’t.
Written By: - Date published: 6:15 am, March 13th, 2018 - 31 comments
“Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has banned all Government departments from using a firm of private investigators for spying.”
Written By: - Date published: 2:53 pm, December 27th, 2017 - 24 comments
The only thing worse than standing in queues with lumps of paper is having a website system that isn’t functioning. It is a first world problem I know. But having the government’s systems not be down for maintenance during the holidays is a good idea. There are no queues to form at the passport office because they are on holiday.
Written By: - Date published: 6:21 pm, May 26th, 2016 - 89 comments
There are budgets and there are budgets. And for all the presence or absence of bright ideas, there’s a budget that threatens to subsume all others…
Written By: - Date published: 2:22 pm, August 22nd, 2015 - 55 comments
Solid Energy was this month placed in Voluntary Administration following its financial collapse. Landcorp may not be in quite the same pit as the coal miner, but negative cash-flow and rising debt likely mean it has breached banking covenants. It may be forced to sell good assets at the bottom of the market. Simon Louisson questions why?