Reports

2018 – Mood of the Boardroom

Inside: Not enough experience or action, too many committees and surprises – that was business leaders’ verdict on the Coalition Government in the Herald’s Mood of the Boardroom survey. In this year’s survey, chief executives have been asked to dig behind the business confidence numbers, run their ruler over the Coalition’s transformational agenda and its implementation, critique the Coalition leadership …

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2018 – Infrastructure

Inside: Minister backs independent agency to deal with infrastructure Affordable homes — we can build them SPVs on the agenda Local funding for growth Lack of certainty over the project pipeline is a key concern for NZ’s infrastructure industry Women are finally making inroads into the industry and challenging infrastructure’s ‘boys’ club’ reputation Chinese lessons for Kiwis New Zealand Transport Agency chief executive Fergus …

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2018 – Agribusiness

Inside: Digging deep into NZ’s biggest industry, we’ll look at how the major players are faring. Examining industry structures, global supply chains and government programmes to support the industry.

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2018 – China Business

Inside: Bin Liu looks at China’s economic transformation Liam Dann on why there may be no meltdown Gabriel James looks at consumer confidence and blockchain Huawei leads next-gen digital push Michael Barnett on the prospects for SMEs Hong Kong – gateway to Asia

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2017 – Dynamic Business

Inside: Megatrends that matter The value of seizing the moment Leadership in a fast-changing future Profiting from new challenges Business Transformation  People at the core of innovation Constant change calls for agility The Deloitte Top 200 Awards The spirit of resilience Company of the year: The a2 Milk Company Chief Executive of the year: Simon Moutter, Spark Chief Financial Officer …

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2017 – Infrastructure

Inside: Infrastructure upsurge brings opportunities Green finance too good to ignore Wellington’s post-earthquake revival Winning the resilience game Asset recycling and the Aussie experience Driving lessons from Singapore

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2017 – Mood of the Boardroom

Inside: An overwhelming majority of chief executives see Jacinda Ardern’s confirmation as leader of the Labour Party as an election game-changer. There is astrong mood for change among the 118 respondents to the Herald’s Mood of the Boardroom Election Survey. Some 88 per cent see Ardern as the lightning rod which could catapult Labour to power at the September 23 …

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2017 – Agribusiness

Inside: The tide of innovation has well and truly reached the shores of agriculture, with international competitiveness a key driving force. As Executive Editor Fran O’Sullivan summarised in the report, “New Zealand agriculture is going through a huge transition as farmers morph into “food producers” and embrace drones, apps and robots to stay internationally competitive.” The behemoths of New Zealand agribusiness …

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