RNZ: Two Cents' Worth

7 EpisodesProduced by Radio New Zealand

Stories that make sense of business and the economy... and how they affect your back pocket. Made by RNZ & Newsroom

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Wheeling in the Ride Share Revolution

December 14th, 2018

Could we be on the cusp of a new way of living, a major shift in how we build our cities and where we live and whether we can stop global warming? …

A Battle for Banking

December 7th, 2018

The banking sector is facing a huge shake up as tech companies look to get in on the action. Governments around the world are keen to see more competition in the sector. Jenée Tibshraeny explores whether the competition …

Petrol price psychology 101

November 30th, 2018

Nikki Mandow sends her son out to find the cheapest petrol between Wellington and Auckland, but ends up with some interesting insights into how we …

This Year Will Be Different

November 23rd, 2018

New Zealand has had a recession every year ending in 8 since 1968. Apart from 1948, the other '8' years in the century since 1918 weren't great either. So is 2018 the exception? And if so, why?

Kaitaia's close call

November 16th, 2018

The Far North town of Kaitaia has been given a reprieve, with news its wood processing plant won’t close - for now. But Kaitaia, like so many small New Zealand towns, is still at risk of “zombie” status.

Impress Me: How to make your first job count

November 9th, 2018

In Two Cents' Worth this week, we look at the long-term economic impacts of your first job. Then the panel chats about why you should care about the …

Double-cab Ute Nation

November 2nd, 2018

In Two Cents' Worth we delve into the environmentally unfriendly obsession New Zealanders seem to have with double-cab utes as well as the latest happenings in the electricity, banking and racing sectors.
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