Posts Tagged ‘wealthy’

New Zealand makes list of world’s wealthiest countries

Thursday, October 24th, 2019

New Zealand has made the list of the world’s richest countries for the first time ever. The latest Global Wealth Report puts New Zealand fifth in the world – partly thanks to our house prices. The Credit Suisse Research Institute released its report on Tuesday, showing global wealth has risen by NZ$14.2 trillion. That’s a Read more

Target the rich and grow the church

Friday, May 15th, 2015

Christian churches should target the rich and affluent if they want to grow their flock according to former Catholic, and successful businessman, Ron Barker. Barker is responding to a NZ Herald report based on 2013 Census data and the New Zealand Deprivation Index. “As society gets better off, churches need to change their message to Read more

Melinda Gates: ‘Simple Things Can Have a Huge Effect’

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is the largest private global development organisation in the world. In a SPIEGEL interview, Melinda Gates explains the couple’s start in philanthropy, the challenges of combatting disease in conflict zones and the unique responsibility of the wealthy. SPIEGEL: Mrs. Gates, how does it feel to be so rich that Read more