The Climate Change Commission provided its final climate change mitigation advice to the Government detailing the pathway towards a low emissions future for Aotearoa.

The Budget did not secure a Just Transition for New Zealand’s transition to a low-emissions economy; however it does lay some foundations.

After a surprisingly good recovery from COVID-19, we see the 2021 Budget tackling the issues faced by Māori and Pacific Peoples.

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


BERL research for APEC to inform and support statisticians, researchers and policy makers within the APEC region to understand and value Indigenous economies.

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.

Our latest pro bono


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.