Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search


UCOL Hosts Business Event Focused On The Economy

News Release

26 February 2013
UCOL Hosts Business Event Focused On The Economy
UCOL is hosting an event for Manawatu businesspeople, focused on the future of the economy.

UCOL is working with the ANZ and the Palmerston North City Council to stage the Breakfast Event which will feature Chief Economist for the ANZ and Head of the New Zealand Economic Team, Cameron Bagrie.

The event will also include the launch of the Council’s Profile of the Construction Sector in the Manawatu, by its Economic Policy Adviser Peter Crawford.

Mr Bagrie will then lead a discussion on the performance and future of the economy, both locally and nationally.

UCOL’s Deputy Chief Executive (Strategy) Clare Crawley says it’s an opportunity for Manawatu businesspeople to hear firsthand from a leading economic commentator at a time when the regional and national economy is delicately poised.

Ms Crawley says UCOL involvement in the event is part of its commitment to contribute to the community, including the business sector. “Knowledge, understanding and foresight are important in our efforts to boost and sustain the local economy,” she says. “Education doesn’t stop at the lecture room door.”

Cam Bagrie has been with the ANZ Bank since 1999 and leads the economics team. Before working at ANZ, he was with the New Zealand Treasury. He is one of New Zealand’s leading economic commentators and is recognised as an excellent communicator, providing up-to-date and understandable economic information to New Zealanders.

The Breakfast Event will be held at UCOL’s new Trades and Technology Centre in Princess Street from 7.30 to 9am on Friday 8 March.


© Scoop Media

Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines


Shocking Dairy Footage: MPI Failing Our Animals And Damaging Our Reputation

Greens “Nathan Guy needs to urgently look into how his ministry is enforcing animal welfare standards, how these appalling incidents happened under its watch and what it’s going to do prevent similar incidents happening again in the future." More>>


Land & Water Forum: Fourth Report On Water Management

The Land and Water Forum (LWF) today published its fourth report, outlining 60 new consensus recommendations for how New Zealand should improve its management of fresh water and calling on the Government to urgently adopt all of its recommendations from earlier reports. More>>



Welcome Home: Record High Migration Stokes 41-Year High Population Growth

New Zealand annual net migration hit a new high in October as more people arrived from than departed for Australia for the first time in more than 20 years. More>>


Citizens' Advice Bureau: Report Shows Desperate Housing Situation Throughout NZ

CAB's in-depth analysis of over 2000 client enquiries about emergency accommodation shows vulnerable families, pregnant women and children living in cars and garages, even after seeking assistance from the Ministry of Social Development and Housing New Zealand. More>>


Get More From Scoop

Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news