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Shaun Hendy

Why New Zealand needs Auckland

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Why New Zealand needs Auckland

Auckland, like many of the world’s big cities, is often pilloried in the provinces. But, while you might not live there, you’d be worse off without it, writes Professor Shaun Hendy. And if New Zealand is to prosper in the knowledge economy, we need to quit the parochialism.

Intellectual property

As a country, we’re proud of our inventors and our innovation. So why are we so hesitant to protect that value once we’ve created it? What are we doing wrong? How can we do better? And most importantly, how do prevent the whole Pavlova fiasco from happening again?