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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.

25/03/2013

Welcome to the ProdComm update for March 2013 with news on our current and recent inquiry work, as well as the launch of the new inquiry into the services sector.

21/03/2013

The Government has asked the Productivity Commission to investigate ways to lift the productivity of the services sector.

01/02/2013

The Commission presented their draft report, Towards Better Local Regulation, at the conference.

17/12/2012

Regulation touches almost every aspect of our lives and is vitally important in shaping the welfare of communities and the performance of the economy. The Productivity Commission has released a draft report, Towards Better Local Regulation, looking at the opportunities to improve regulatory performance in local government.

17/12/2012

Murray Sherwin outlines the key issues in the draft report Towards Better Local Regulation.

13/12/2012

There are more than 30 policy initiatives that would extend trans-Tasman integration to the benefit of Australia and New Zealand, as the two countries prepare to mark the 30th anniversary of Closer Economic Relations (CER) in 2013.

30/09/2012

The Commission's first Annual Report for the period April 2011 to June 2012 was released in September.