We have been shielded from high youth unemployment, but are we aligning with countries where high youth unemployment rates have been persistent for decades?

Central government is supportive of turbocharging growth in the aquaculture industry, but what does this mean for New Zealand’s economy, environment, and society? 

Forbes’ World’s Billionaires list highlights a global trend as baby boomers transfer their wealth to the next generation.

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.

Our latest mahi


Museums and galleries play a significant role in our local and national economies, contributing to tourism, gross domestic product and curriculum-focused education.

Te Ōhanga Māori

Grounded in te ao Māori, te Ōhanga Wāhine Māori spans interwoven strands of entrepreneurship, employment, and social and cultural enhancement through unpaid work.

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.