Kōrero: Investment

Wood chipping machine

Wood chipping machine

Pat Turner shows off his new chipping machine in 1978. He operated a company, Turner’s Tree Services, and the machine was an investment which allowed him to provide better services to his customers. However if one of his customers had bought the machine to use around their own garden, this would be considered by economists as a ‘final consumer good’, not an investment.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1978/2279/3

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Brent Layton, 'Investment - Economic investment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/24100/wood-chipping-machine (accessed 15 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Brent Layton, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010