Innovators R Us

NZ has been named one of the world’s most entrepreneurial countries for the third year running by the annual Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM). The 41-country UK/US-based survey identified NZ –  alongside Chile, Korea, Venezuela, and Uganda – as having the highest Total Entrepreneurial Activity (TEA) and Firm Entrepreneurship Activity (FEA) rates overall for 2003. Howard Frederick, principal investigator of GEM NZ: “New Zealand’s performance is due to our extraordinary efforts to create new businesses, as well as the high level of innovation and growth among our existing businesses.”


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Supreme Court Rules Voting Age of 18 is Discriminatory

Supreme Court Rules Voting Age of 18 is Discriminatory

New Zealand’s Supreme Court has ruled that the country’s current voting age of 18 is discriminatory, meaning parliament must discuss whether it should be lowered, Alys Davies reports for the BBC. The…