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A Massey University survey has shown that Amazon's arrival to New Zealand could dramatically change our retail scene to the point where some shops may be at threat of shrinking or closing.
Professor Jonathan Elms is leading the research and he spoke to Duncan Garner at Newshub.
If you think your golden years are going to be just that, new research out of Massey University says you may need to think again. Watch the video from a TV1 Breakfast interview, as Claire Matthews explains why retirement is becoming more and more unaffordable?
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Last updated on Sunday 15 October 2017
Massey University's business experts are often sought out for their expertise and opinions on topical issues. Here are highlights of the latest interviews and commentary in the news.
Radio NZ, Newshub, The Hits, Newstalk ZB, RadioLive and stuff.co.nz, Hawke’s Bay Today, Otago Daily Times, Northern Advocate, Manawatu Standard, NZ Advisor and the NZ herald covered the release of the latest Massey University Home Affordability Report, quoting author Associate Professor Graham Squires.
Dr Squires and Dr Rebecca Gill were quoted in a Taranaki Daily News and stuff.co.nz feature article about the need for towns to develop a vibrant central business district.
Professor Jonathan Elms quoted in the Weekend Herald, Wairarapa Times-Age, Greymouth Star, Westport News and IT Brief and was interviewed on Radio NZ’s Morning Report and Coast FM about the latest Big Issues in Retail report, which found Kiwi retailers were concerned about Amazon entering their market. He was also interviewed on One News about the report.
Dr Claire Matthews was quoted in a Waikato Times and stuff.co.nz article about Kiwibank reducing the number of its mortgage loans.
Dr Matthews was also on Radio NZ’s The Panel to discuss a range of issues, including the possibility of the retirement age being increased to 67 once a new government is formed.
Professor Jane Parker had an opinion piece published in Employment Today about her research into women’s careers.
Dr Andrew Cardow was quoted in a stuff.co.nz article about Auckland Council staff flying business class 104 times this year.