There was in interesting snippet in The Herald on Thursday:
NZ scores fifth place in world prosperity stakes
New Zealand has been ranked the world’s fifth-most-prosperous country, with the highest level of education and civil liberties, by an international think-tank.
That plays well to our patriotism, we all like to think that NZ is still a great place to live, a great place to raise a family and so on. But there wasn’t a lot of detail in the article, making it hard to know what the assessment was based on, or how much credence to give it. So it was great to see, on Saturday, a follow up with a lot more detail. If you feel so inclined, you can go and check out just how this “think-tank” rates and ranks us under the headings of:
Or, since it’s a Sunday, you could save yourself the reading, and just cut to the chase. Put on your dancing shoes, and get down with your bad self, in the company of the one and only Mr Fred Dagg: