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Afternoon roundup

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A much belated closing of the browser tabs brings the following worthies:Jenny Ruth goes through advice MBIE commissioned on the RBNZ's capital adequacy proposals of last year. The advice sounds a lot like what we at the Initiative were saying, and for which we were castigated by the RBNZ Governor as having been in the pockets of the Big Banks or some such nonsense. Winston Peters is keen on a more state-by-state approach to a Trans-Tasman bubble. That isn't at all crazy: they have internal quarantine restrictions on mobility across states because of those differences, and some states remain rather risky. But what is absolutely nuts is that they're not opening the border to COVID-free Pacific Islands until they've sorted out the Trans-Tasman deal. There's no reason to link the two. Helen

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