Tagged: CERA

Thoughts on National’s change of heart - The Dismal Science

Bill Kaye-Blake Jan 27, 2013

Blogging is often just mouthing off in public. Informed, well constructed mouthing off, to be sure. Which means that the accuracy is about that of all forms of mouthing off — hit or miss. So it is with pleasure that I report that the Government finally agrees with me. Two years ago, I explained that [...] … Read More

The Auditor-General can see Christchurch people - The Dismal Science

Bill Kaye-Blake Oct 21, 2012

The new report from the Auditor-General on the Christchurch recovery makes for interesting reading. When I got to Figure 1 (pdf), I despaired. It shows all the agencies involved and how they interact, but the people of Christchurch — the reason for the whole thing — are conspicuously absent. It’s like a business plan without customers. [...] … Read More