Growing pains: Tips on managing business growth from 3 fast growing companies

There are 450,000 small and medium enterprises (SME) operating in New Zealand, accounting for nearly one third of our country’s total GDP. In the words of BNZ CEO, Anthony Healy, the sector is a deep reservoir of employment, talent, innovation and sheer bloody hard work. Continue reading…

Migration flows and Auckland’s housing shortage

I might have done this exercise here previously, but if I haven’t here is something you should find interesting, and if I have then this is an update. On average in Auckland there are three people per household. So in the absence of any specific information suggesting that Kiwis returning to NZ and migrants, along with Kiwis deciding not to leave NZ who might otherwise have done so, being different from this average, lets use it for calculating the extra number of houses needed to handle population change from migration flows. Continue reading…