Is New Zealand’s public expenditure keeping up with needs and funding capacity?

GDP in the December 2020 quarter declined by one percent compared to September 2020.

Kiwifruit exports have dramatically increased since 2010, leading now as the highest horticulture export.

BERL is the leading provider of a broad range of economic research, analysis, advice and consultancy for business enterprises, organisations, iwi, institutions, community groups, industry associations and public sector clients in New Zealand.

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Te Ōhanga Māori

Te Ōhanga Māori 2018 paints a picture of the Māori economy in 2018, showing far-reaching business activities, a diverse asset base, and a growing skilled workforce.


Senior Researcher, Amanda Reid, presented at the “Engaging Diverse Communities and Stakeholders” conference.

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The final theme in our series looking at how purpose, accountability, trust, and value can be more explicitly communicated and understood.


By building kōrero and listening to the whakaaro of experts we intend to unpack challenges and highlight opportunities to address inequality.