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Book Launch | ‘BBQ Economics’ by Liam Dann

March 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us and Penguin Random House New Zealand to celebrate the launch of BBQ Economics by Liam Dann.

All welcome, refreshments provided. Arrive from 5.30pm for a 6pm start.

This event is free to attend – please RSVP by emailing rsvp@scorpiobooks.co.nz or by filling in this Google Form here.


From interest rates to the price of cheese and everything in between, this is an essential guide to the New Zealand economy, how it works and why it matters.

Should I fix or float? Is now a good time to buy — or sell? What do self-made billionaires know that you and I don’t? Why does cheese cost so much? Veteran financial journalist Liam Dann has fielded as many money-related questions as he has enjoyed beers around the BBQ — and often at the same time.

In this book, he sets out to answer them all, sharing his decades of insight with stories and quotes from prominent politicians, financial experts and business moguls and loads of helpful graphs and illustrations in a super-informative, entertaining introduction to money, how it works, what we should do with it, and why it matters.


Liam Dann is one of New Zealand’s most trusted business and finance journalists, with a writing and reporting career spanning over 25 years. Currently Business Editor at Large at the New Zealand Herald, he delivers insightful, unbiased, accessible opinion and commentary covering markets, economics and politics. He hosts the podcast Money Talks and video show Market Watch and regularly appears as a guest commentator across a wide range of media. From his unlikely origins as a surfer, part-time DJ and self-described bogan, Liam worked in London’s banking sector and travelled extensively before evolving into one of New Zealand’s most respected commentators. He spends his money on records and sneakers and lives with his family in Auckland now, but he was born and raised in Ōtautahi Christchurch.


March 27
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Scorpio Books


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