VIDEO: Positive Money’s Parliamentary Select Committee presentation (12:32)

Positive Money national spokesperson Don Richards and Auckland spokesperson Cliff Hall appear before the Finance & Expenditure Select Committee to speak in support of our petition., 4 March 2020.

Dr Geoff Bertram: How do we pay for Covid-19?

A refreshing perspective on how we should manage our public finances. Includes information on the Reserve Bank’s government bond-buying (QE - Quantitative Easing) and argues in favour of direct monetary financing of Government spending....

Our submission to the Three Waters Bill

Our submission to the Three Waters Bill

Oral submission to the Water Services Entities Bill on Friday the 19 August 2022 Good afternoon and thank you for the opportunity to provide this oral submission.  My name is Don Richards and I am the National Spokesperson for Positive Money New Zealand, a...

When and how to print money

When and how to print money

Money creation by the Reserve Bank has been rightly blamed for contributing to our high inflation rate, but this is because the money has gone to the wrong sector of our economy. Through quantitative easing (also known as Large Scale Asset Purchases or LSAP) the...

Independent enquiry required to investigate Reserve Bank’s epic $8 billion loss

Ground breaking papers from the Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank has come out with a couple of courageous and ground breaking consultation papers on the future of money, says Positive Money national spokesperson Don Richards.
Key to the documents is the clear distinction between ‘central bank money’ and ‘private money’, issued mainly by commercial banks, the majority of our money supply.

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