Johnny Blades goes to PNG to explore whether the elections will help the nation recover from a year of poltical conflict.
Papua New Guinea’s just completed general election marks a major political juncture for the resource-rich, but impoverished Pacific nation.
Coming after political conflict which has dominated PNG's government for the past year, the country appears on the cusp of prosperity and mayhem alike.
Johnny Blades looks at whether the nation’s political leadership can keep PNG from tipping into chaos.
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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