Government

27th May 19, 11:28am
ASB Housing Confidence Survey shows a net 12% of respondents expect Auckland house prices to decline; most respondents see now as neither a good time nor a bad time to buy a house
ASB Housing Confidence Survey shows a net 12% of respondents expect Auckland house prices to decline; most respondents see now as neither a good time nor a bad time to buy a house
27th May 19, 11:28am
22nd May 19, 10:45am
Property information and analytics company CoreLogic believes the new tax treatment for investment properties will not have much impact on the number of rental properties available
Property information and analytics company CoreLogic believes the new tax treatment for investment properties will not have much impact on the number of rental properties available
22nd May 19, 10:45am
20th May 19, 1:52pm
National's housing spokesperson Judith Collins says there 'hasn't been a single sale' since the first KiwiBuild houses went on sale in Canterbury three months ago
National's housing spokesperson Judith Collins says there 'hasn't been a single sale' since the first KiwiBuild houses went on sale in Canterbury three months ago
20th May 19, 1:52pm
17th May 19, 10:00am
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Katharine Moody on the MAD doctrine, plaudits to Winston Peters, how science makes environmental controversies worse, fighting climate change by not focusing on climate change and more
Katharine Moody on the MAD doctrine, plaudits to Winston Peters, how science makes environmental controversies worse, fighting climate change by not focusing on climate change and more
17th May 19, 10:00am
15th May 19, 9:11am
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of what the Government may be planning as the so-called 'recalibration' of the flagship KiwiBuild policy continues
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of what the Government may be planning as the so-called 'recalibration' of the flagship KiwiBuild policy continues
15th May 19, 9:11am
2nd May 19, 12:59pm
Geof Mortlock argues that New Zealand should follow Australia’s example and have periodic independent capability reviews of our financial regulators
Geof Mortlock argues that New Zealand should follow Australia’s example and have periodic independent capability reviews of our financial regulators
2nd May 19, 12:59pm
29th Apr 19, 2:00pm
David Hargreaves says the harsh reality of what will pass as Census 2018 information demonstrates the urgent need to bin the whole thing and bring forward the next census
David Hargreaves says the harsh reality of what will pass as Census 2018 information demonstrates the urgent need to bin the whole thing and bring forward the next census
29th Apr 19, 2:00pm
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29th Apr 19, 1:13pm
The long-delayed release of information from last year's Census will start in September - but Stats NZ concedes there are insurmountable gaps of information in some key areas, including iwi affiliation
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The long-delayed release of information from last year's Census will start in September - but Stats NZ concedes there are insurmountable gaps of information in some key areas, including iwi affiliation
29th Apr 19, 1:13pm
21st Apr 19, 6:02am
While the high-end of town will be chuffed with the Government's torpedoing of Capital Gains Tax, the less well-off won't be. A successful revamp of Labour's flagship housing policies could help a lot, says David Hargreaves
While the high-end of town will be chuffed with the Government's torpedoing of Capital Gains Tax, the less well-off won't be. A successful revamp of Labour's flagship housing policies could help a lot, says David Hargreaves
21st Apr 19, 6:02am
17th Apr 19, 10:19am
Terry Baucher ponders whether there will be one Capital Gains Tax to rule them all
Terry Baucher ponders whether there will be one Capital Gains Tax to rule them all
17th Apr 19, 10:19am
15th Apr 19, 3:23pm
David Hargreaves reckons that whether by design or not the Tax Working Group has ended up being a public referendum for Capital Gains Tax - and it's likely to work out well for the Government
David Hargreaves reckons that whether by design or not the Tax Working Group has ended up being a public referendum for Capital Gains Tax - and it's likely to work out well for the Government
15th Apr 19, 3:23pm
15th Apr 19, 12:40pm
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National's Revenue Spokesperson Andrew Bayly says the impact of Capital Gains Tax on the commercial property sector has received little focus - and this is a mistake
National's Revenue Spokesperson Andrew Bayly says the impact of Capital Gains Tax on the commercial property sector has received little focus - and this is a mistake
15th Apr 19, 12:40pm
9th Apr 19, 11:47am
David Hargreaves ponders whether we need a rethink of how we structure and fund our primary gatherer of statistical information - and maybe we should start with scrapping the 2018 census and starting again
David Hargreaves ponders whether we need a rethink of how we structure and fund our primary gatherer of statistical information - and maybe we should start with scrapping the 2018 census and starting again
9th Apr 19, 11:47am
4th Apr 19, 8:39am
Peter Dunne bemoans the current sorry state of politics, which has seen the demise of give-and-take and balanced argument that had previously been the hallmarks of liberal democracy
Peter Dunne bemoans the current sorry state of politics, which has seen the demise of give-and-take and balanced argument that had previously been the hallmarks of liberal democracy
4th Apr 19, 8:39am
28th Mar 19, 8:54am
Peter Dunne comments on the decision to have a Royal Commission on the events leading up to the Christchurch terror attacks
Peter Dunne comments on the decision to have a Royal Commission on the events leading up to the Christchurch terror attacks
28th Mar 19, 8:54am
27th Mar 19, 4:02pm
The first OCR decision to be made by the new Monetary Policy Committee was going to be interesting anyway, but now it promises to be compelling
The first OCR decision to be made by the new Monetary Policy Committee was going to be interesting anyway, but now it promises to be compelling
27th Mar 19, 4:02pm
26th Feb 19, 11:43am
David Hargreaves says the lasting legacy of the Government's new 'Healthy Homes' initiative will likely be increasing numbers of people dependent on the state for a roof over their heads
David Hargreaves says the lasting legacy of the Government's new 'Healthy Homes' initiative will likely be increasing numbers of people dependent on the state for a roof over their heads
26th Feb 19, 11:43am
26th Feb 19, 7:53am
Housing and Urban Development Ministry officials concede that the Govt's new 'Healthy Homes' initiative will drive up rents, see rental stock taken off the market and may increase demand for public and emergency housing
Housing and Urban Development Ministry officials concede that the Govt's new 'Healthy Homes' initiative will drive up rents, see rental stock taken off the market and may increase demand for public and emergency housing
26th Feb 19, 7:53am
13th Feb 19, 2:08pm
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; No change to rates seen before 2021; Next move 'up or down'
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; No change to rates seen before 2021; Next move 'up or down'
13th Feb 19, 2:08pm
11th Feb 19, 9:20am
Westpac economists change their call and now see no OCR change before 2022, with the 'balance of risks' for rates going up or down evenly balanced
Westpac economists change their call and now see no OCR change before 2022, with the 'balance of risks' for rates going up or down evenly balanced
11th Feb 19, 9:20am

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