What I would do if I was finance minister
Andrew Bayly May 19, 2021 Share
With vaccination programmes underway and many countries now opening their borders, the time has come for a reset so that we can better position our economy for growth. We need to spend where there is need and save where there is waste.
As published in the NZ Herald, 17 May 2021
Fundamental changes needed to lift sinking productivity
Andrew Bayly May 07, 2021 Share
Indian businesses make a significant contribution to New Zealand. Many face the challenge of how to achieve greater productivity – and this doesn’t mean working longer, but smarter and employing better technology and plant and equipment.
As published on Indian Newslink
Kiwis face rapid cost increases thanks to recent government decisions
Andrew Bayly April 27, 2021 Share
As Sir Isaac Newton observed, all actions have an equal and opposite reaction.
As published in the Sunday Star-Times 25 April 2021
Let’s get houses built!
Andrew Bayly April 21, 2021 Share
The Kiwi dream has long been to own your own home, but rising house prices means getting on the property ladder is now out of reach for many, especially our younger generations.
The big housing card the Government should be playing
Andrew Bayly April 06, 2021 Share
New Zealand needs to become far more innovative in the way we pay for and deliver infrastructure if we want to address problems like housing affordability.
As published in the NZ Herald, 5 April 2021
Electronic banking not that easy for everyone
Andrew Bayly March 26, 2021 Share
For many people, electronic banking is their preferred means of making financial transactions, but the reduction of bank branches in our smaller townships and rural communities is unconscionable.
Coping with lockdown woes
Andrew Bayly March 01, 2021 Share
Ongoing lockdowns for Auckland have caused headaches aplenty in the adjoining regions, with some residents of Waikato suddenly finding themselves classed as Aucklanders.
What will this year bring?
Andrew Bayly January 18, 2021 Share
Amongst the many lessons Covid has taught us, perhaps the most important is how much we should value the freedoms we have. And while the rest of the world struggles to contain the virus and its devastating impact on health and economic systems, we should take nothing for granted.
Port Waikato MP rises through the ranks
Andrew Bayly December 04, 2020 Share
The 53rd Parliament promises to offer many challenges as we continue to negotiate the Covid-19 pandemic and try to protect our economy and the social fabric of our country.
Thank you for your support
Andrew Bayly October 20, 2020 Share
A massive and heartfelt thank you to everyone who supported me at the election.
I feel honoured to have been elected as MP for the new electorate of Port Waikato and I’m looking forward to becoming part of its many communities.