The RBNZ is preparing for a long haul. It would do well for all businesses, organisations, family, whānau, iwi, and communities to similarly prepare for such a long haul.

The unemployment rate fell to 4.0 percent in the June quarter, but this figure can be dismissed as disguising the true state of the labour market and the wider economy.

Collecting fees for isolation may cost New Zealanders more than it is worth.

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