Wednesday, 10th June, 2020

This week’s likely shift down to Alert Level 1 and associated shift up in the economy’s speed limit, will join a string of other news suggesting the New Zealand economy is faring a little better than most expected in the post-lockdown world. However, we’d be remiss in our role as purveyors of the dismal science if we didn’t warn about the come down. It's early days; the impact of COVID-19 on the labour and housing markets in particular was always going to be a story for the second half of the year. To read the full report click here.