Recession prediction leaves Labor with a labor problem

Photo: RNZ “Inflation is no one’s friend and in order to rid the country of inflation, we need to reduce spending levels,” – Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr Dire economic predictions and high interest rates from the Reserve Bank this week have increased the pressure on Labor, and given National a chance to pitch itself … Read more

Rise of rival codes a new reality for netball

The Silver Ferns sing the national anthem. Netball still has a strong traditional hold in New Zealand. Netball New Zealand will celebrate its 100 year anniversary in 2024. Photo: Photosport For some time netball was the only female team sport in New Zealand that would pay its elite players. That’s changed in recent years as … Read more

Recession: What you need to know

New Zealand is facing a recession as the Reserve Bank fights to get inflation under control. Photo: 123RF Explainer – Reserve Bank governor Adrian Orr says climbing mortgage interest rates and a recession are the price New Zealanders will have to pay to get inflation under control. His comments came as the Reserve Bank hiked … Read more

Minister Andrew Little left in no doubt about despair, outrage in the health workforce

Andrew Little had few definite answers for action as he listened to the complaints. Photo: RNZ / Angus Dreaver Medical specialists have taken the opportunity to tell Health Minister Andrew Little just how bad things are on the frontline. He was grilled on his plans to alleviate pressure on workers during the Association of Salaried … Read more

Long Covid: How clusters of symptoms have emerged and changed over the pandemic

Breathlessness has been a common long-term Covid symptom throughout the pandemic, but its underlying cause may have changed with variants. Photo: 123rf.com / Composite Image – RNZ By ABC science reporter Belinda Smith Since the first Covid “long haulers” were reported in 2020millions of people have experienced Long Covid. While Long Covid has no strict … Read more