In the year to September 2021, a massive 47,330 residential building consents were issued. We look at how well actual building activity is keeping up with this demand

GDP has been bouncing up and down in recent quarters, and it has fallen in the latest quarter. But the key question is what will happen in the first half of 2022.

Budget 2022 will see the establishment of a $4.5 billion Climate Emergency Response Fund, to help us meet our emissions reductions targets.

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Our latest mahi


BERL completed a SROI evaluation of Whiria te Muka, an innovative programme to reduce whānau harm in Northland.

Te Ōhanga Māori

The Tāmaki Makaurau Māori economy is diverse and growing rapidly.

Our latest pro bono


A series that shares the common themes that were discussed at our green pro bono focus groups.


Our final article in our pro-bono series on kaupapa, accountability, and value takes a look back.