News

25/07/2013

This 'Cut to the chase' report highlights findings from the inquiry that the Commission considers are of most likely relevance to Mäori.

16/07/2013

Housing affordability has been a topic of much interest in New Zealand over recent years with the median house price increasing by over 50% between 2004 and 2008.

12/07/2013

The Government has asked the Productivity Commission to review and make recommendations on how to improve the design and operation of regulatory regimes in New Zealand.

27/06/2013

A Symposium focused on New Zealand’s productivity paradox is being held in Wellington on 2 July.

25/06/2013

Paul Conway, Director Economics and Research, outlines the nature of two senior roles being advertised at the New Zealand Productivity Commission.

17/05/2013

Opinion piece on local regulatory challenges facing councils and Government.

13/05/2013

Murray Sherwin outlines key findings from the Productivity Commission's inquiry into regulatory performance in local government.

13/05/2013

The New Zealand Productivity Commission has released the findings of its independent inquiry into regulatory performance in local government.

05/04/2013

Given the size of the services sector, raising the level and growth of services productivity is vital to reducing New Zealand’s productivity gap.