I hope so - despite the views of some critics, it's still a brilliant analysis of how a small but smart country seized the chance to build a new optimism by thinking the future into existence - courtesy of a plethora of heroes - from Hutcheson, Kames, Hume, and of course, Adam Smith.
Funny old world - you and I know this is simplistic twaddle; that, in contrast, he was really clear that the purpose of the modern enterprise is to give the consumer [as opposed to the shareholder] the best deal possible.
Also, he was equally clear that there was vital role for government around education, and building civic space.
Enough of the lecture - as another Scot who came to New Zealand nearly 20 years ago I can tell you it is the most brilliant place - wonderful people, an environment to die for, and a strong and dynamic future ahead of it, provided it can get its head round some really substantial issues like, poor infrastructure investment, low savings, and, notwithstanding some standout innovators, a tendency to economic complacency.
Maybe you can help!
p.s. loved these presentations, Building the 21st Century Network -
Can we have one?