Government

24 Apr 18, 4:24pm
David Hargreaves says the tweaks the National Government made to immigration settings towards the end of its tenure have turned the migration tide
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24 Apr 18, 10:10am
Property Institute warns the Government's moves to 'ring fence' property tax losses will have a 'disastrous impact' on the market and significantly worsen the already existing rental accommodation shortage
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23 Apr 18, 11:24am
Roger J Kerr now sees it as less likely that business confidence is going to recover
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23 Apr 18, 10:42am
The Government's coming under pressure to make changes and exemptions in its legislation barring offshore buyers from owning existing New Zealand houses
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16 Apr 18, 9:35am
Roger J Kerr sees a deteriorating New Zealand economic outlook, partly because of policies being implemented by the new Government
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9 Apr 18, 8:47am
As Donald Trump wreaks havoc with investor sentiment, Roger J Kerr ponders the value of investing in corporate bonds - and how you go about doing it
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7 Apr 18, 9:36am
Peter Dunne outlines what a truly effective road safety strategy needs to focus on
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4 Apr 18, 7:45am
New RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr gets an early opportunity to strike a favourable impression with the public late next month by further loosening the LVR lending restrictions
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3 Apr 18, 9:53am
Roger J Kerr says the risk is that Chinese interests become aggressive sellers of US Treasury Bonds
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2 Apr 18, 9:59am
Paul Barber from the NZ Council of Christian Social Services on winds of change, rental culture changes, reining in predatory lending, poverty and inequality, living wages and more
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2 Apr 18, 9:08am
Independent Panel assisting the Government will recommend shifting ultimate power away from RBNZ Governor; also will suggest industry levies to fund RBNZ's prudential operations
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29 Mar 18, 4:46pm
David Hargreaves says while the move to ring-fence' investors' losses on rental properties for tax purposes appears logical we must be cautious about assuming that all the consequences will be good ones
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29 Mar 18, 11:31am
IRD releases 'ring-fencing' paper; Revenue Minister encourages feedback on proposal to ensure investors can't offset losses on property investments against other income
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28 Mar 18, 10:32am
Peter Dunne questions whether the Prime Minister is 'playing a long game' with the assertion that Russian spies are not active in New Zealand
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26 Mar 18, 4:40pm
The changes announced regarding the Reserve Bank's handling of monetary policy look sensible, but with legislative changes still to come there may yet be room for surprises
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26 Mar 18, 9:09am
Finance Minister Grant Robertson and incoming RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr have signed a new Policy Targets Agreement; new committee to be formed for setting interest rates
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26 Mar 18, 5:12am
Roger J Kerr looks at how the new RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr might implement and manage the new employment objective in the Policy Targets Agreement
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25 Mar 18, 1:26pm
Housing and Urban Development Minister says 29 hectares of Unitec land at Mt Albert will be transferred to Crown ownership; between 3000 and 4000 homes to be constructed
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19 Mar 18, 4:07pm
The Government's decision to have a 'significant' portion of the Kiwibuild houses pre-fabricated is logical, but risky
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19 Mar 18, 8:32am
Roger J Kerr looks at how Kiwis are managing future interest rate risks by fixing
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