Philippa Tolley investigates why people don't vote and what can be done to turn the trend around
Submissions are due in the coming week to a Select Committee inquiry into last November’s elections, including the level of non- voting.
Nearly a third of all those eligible to vote didn’t.
Philippa Tolley looks at why people are not taking part in elections and at what can be done to turn the trend around
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8:12 am Sunday 12 July: Future Financial Stability
( RNZ / Diego Opatowski )
Two months on from the Reserve Banks’ report on financial stability and the three areas identified as posing a risk have worsened.
The Auckland housing market continues to spiral upward, dairy prices are still in the doldrums and global financial conditions, at least in the case of Greece, are hitting crisis point.
Some commentators say this country needs to alter course before there is a serious readjustment.
Others are more positive.
Philippa Tolley explores how worried New Zealanders should be about financial stability