New Zealand Budget: will anyone ever invest in the backbone of the New Zealand economy?

Yesterday, the government handed down New Zealand’s first ever Wellbeing Budget, which was said to be “measuring and focussing on what New Zealanders value – the health of our people and our environment, the strengths of our communities and the prosperity of our nation.” Given that what someone values can differ wildly from from person to person, the Wellbeing Budget was always going to mean different things to different people.

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