How the Morgan Foundation Works

Gareth MorganUncategorized

For many decades now I have commented publicly on issues to do with economics and finance. I’m still interested in that stuff – which is why I continue to comment on monetary policy, housing, tax, welfare policy, inequality, and investing … Read More

Looking back at 2012

Gareth MorganUncategorized

I have been writing in the print media with various opinion pieces in the Herald and Dom Post over many years. I have also had an online presence in the news section on the Gareth Morgan Investments site since the … Read More

Does Labour have a hobbit as leader?

Susan GuthrieUncategorized

By Susan Guthrie and Geoff Simmons  Bilbo Baggins and David Shearer have a lot in common, not least the preference for a quiet life. “We are plain quiet folk and have no use for adventures. Nasty disturbing uncomfortable things! Make … Read More

Welnix and the Hurricanes

Gareth MorganUncategorized

As you may have seen in the media Welnix, the group that I am involved in which owns the Wellington Phoenix, has just bought a stake in the Wellington Hurricanes. The investment in the Hurricanes is very much a Welnix … Read More

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Gareth MorganUncategorized

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Park Up the Emotion, Get a Grip on the Issue

Gareth MorganUncategorized

Following on from this weeks posts (“Some motorbike riders need to get real” and “Let’s levy the rider and not the motorbike“) I would say the motorcycling community  suffers from a number of delusions, the greatest being; Park Up the … Read More

Some motorbike riders need to get real

Gareth MorganUncategorized

The other day I posted an article about ACC levies on motorcycle riders. The conclusion I reached, once I got to grips with what was happening in the motorcycling injury scene and what is driving ACC’s bills in this area, … Read More

Let’s levy the rider not the motorbike

Gareth MorganUncategorized

Recently ACC architect Sir Owen Woodhouse commented that in moving to full funding in 1999 and ditching pay-as-you-go, the government made a grave mistake with ACC. He cites the 30 per cent loading to annual levies to fund the tail … Read More