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  •   Home > News > Politics

    The travel bubble is a much bigger deal for our economy..

    The travel bubble is a much bigger deal for our economy..


    Two way, quarantine free travel between here and Australia starts next Monday.

    HSBC Chief Economist Paul Bloxam says it's going to be a key support for growth in New Zealand.

    He says Australians normally spend about 60 billion dollars on international travel every year

    Bloxam says you take 10 per cent of that and pushed it over to New Zealand it would be about one and a half per cent of our GDP -- which is a hefty amount.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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     07 May: North Island mayors are welcoming a 200-million dollar tourism support package - even though several South Island districts will get the money first
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     Today's News

    Rugby League:
    Warriors coach Nathan Brown's lamenting his side's failure to protect leads in league's NRL after a 38-32 loss to Manly 4:57

    International:
    Hundreds of athletes have taken part in a test event at Tokyo's Olympic Stadium on today, as organisers fined tune operations and practised COVID-19 countermeasures with under three months to go before the Games begin 21:57

    Law and Order:
    Three people have been injured in a shooting incident in New York City's Times Square 18:57

    Motoring:
    Police are seeking witnesses following a high speed crash on Auckland's Northwestern Motorway last night 18:37

    Rugby League:
    Manly's beaten the Warriors 38-32 in a frenetic game of NRL at Brookvale Oval 18:17

    Rugby League:
    A bombed try early in the second half has helped consign the Warriors to a 38-32 NRL defeat to Manly 18:17

    Netball:
    The Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic have plenty to play for in tonight's ANZ Premiership netball match against the Tactix in Christchurch 17:27

    Motorsports:
    A Dick Johnson Racing 1-2 in the second Supercars race of the weekend at Tailem Bend in South Australia 16:47

    Politics:
    Hopes more women can have breast cancer screening, leading to fewer deaths 16:27

    Rugby League:
    Teenage star Reece Walsh has been asked to fulfil a third role within as many weeks for the Warriors 16:17


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