7 Jul 2013

Outspoken for 7 July 2013

From Outspoken, 5:50 pm on 7 July 2013

Radio New Zealand's Economics Correspondent, Patrick O'Meara, considers the future of manufacturing in New Zealand and the challenges it faces from a high New Zealand dollar - is it in crisis as some claim? To discuss the sector's prospects, its importance to the country, and whether it needs more help from the government , Patrick is joined by the chief executive of the New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association, John Walley; Dr Oliver Hartwich, executive director of the business group, New Zealand Initiative; and Stephen Newman, founder and chief executive of the transport technology company 'Eroad' .