Posts Tagged ‘land sales’

Land sales horse may have bolted

August 23, 2011

The recent media conference for political journalists at the Chinese Embassy inWellington, dubbed the ‘green tea offensive’, has raised the stakes in the sensitive issue of overseas investment inNew Zealand, particularly Chinese investment in land. (more…)

Redneck or just cautious – holding back progress won’t work

October 28, 2010

Over 1000 years ago King Canute commanded the tide to stop coming in as a graphic way of teaching members of his court how silly it was to try to resist the inevitable. It didn’t work then and it’s unlikely to work now. (more…)