State Owned Asset Sales Are An Unknown

The Supreme Court recently released a judgment that found partial privatisation of Mighty River Power would not stop the government from compensating Maori for any claims they might have under the Treaty of Waitangi in…

Gods May Do What Cattle May Not

This post is entitled with a translation of the Latin phrase “Quod licetĀ Iovi, non licet bovi”. It basically means that what is allowed for one group in society, is not necessarily allowed for the others….

Mainzeal In Receivership

New Zealand’s 3rd largest construction firm has been placed into receivership. Mainzeal is interesting because it is part of Richard Yan’s Richina Group. Over at the NBR, the comments state the obvious : sub-contractors and…