Category Archives: Letters & Opinion Pieces
There is a question that political economists used to ask, “What sort of society do we want to live in?” That question was a central core of the wider study of political economy, the study of our real economic experience. It … Continue reading
On Monday 8th September 2014, Associate Professor Grant Duncan wrote an opinion piece in the Hawke’s Bay Today asking whether there is a need for a Royal Commission of Inquiry into the New Zealand Public Service. This was a serious issue … Continue reading
Guest Blog – The Daily Blog – Confessions of an Ex-Public Servant: Watching the Slow Death of the Public Sector
Back in the 16th century, good Queen Bess said to her Privy Council of advisors something along the lines of: “I want your free, frank advice, without consideration of fear or favour.” In other words, tell me what you think, … Continue reading
Realising the Potential of Hawke's Bay (and NZ Primary Sector).