Government

[Updated]
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
[Updated]
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
7th Feb 19, 5:00am
The Reserve Bank's first major set piece of the year will be all-change as the central bank prepares for the imminent introduction of a formal committee-based interest rate setting structure
The Reserve Bank's first major set piece of the year will be all-change as the central bank prepares for the imminent introduction of a formal committee-based interest rate setting structure
7th Feb 19, 5:00am
22nd Dec 18, 7:16am
David Hargreaves says the interlinked issues of KiwiBuild, immigration and the overall housing market performance in 2019 will together be the key determinant of who forms a Government in 2020
David Hargreaves says the interlinked issues of KiwiBuild, immigration and the overall housing market performance in 2019 will together be the key determinant of who forms a Government in 2020
22nd Dec 18, 7:16am
20th Dec 18, 9:33am
Peter Dunne would like a political party he can vote for at the next election
Peter Dunne would like a political party he can vote for at the next election
20th Dec 18, 9:33am
13th Dec 18, 9:46am
Peter Dunne says nobody wants to see a return to the once-common pattern of industrial disputes
Peter Dunne says nobody wants to see a return to the once-common pattern of industrial disputes
13th Dec 18, 9:46am
[Updated]
10th Dec 18, 4:00pm
Government vetoes ACC's proposed motor vehicle levy hike and reduces work levies. It also scraps the vehicle risk rating programme
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Government vetoes ACC's proposed motor vehicle levy hike and reduces work levies. It also scraps the vehicle risk rating programme
10th Dec 18, 4:00pm
7th Dec 18, 10:08am
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Paul Barber from the NZ Council of Christian Social Services on hope, poverty, family violence, fixing a broken welfare system, reducing inequality through tax reform, virtual mechanics, what great people social workers are and more
Paul Barber from the NZ Council of Christian Social Services on hope, poverty, family violence, fixing a broken welfare system, reducing inequality through tax reform, virtual mechanics, what great people social workers are and more
7th Dec 18, 10:08am
29th Nov 18, 8:55am
Peter Dunne says it seems that where China is concerned, New Zealand has become very reluctant to say a word out of place, presumably for fear of the economic consequences
Peter Dunne says it seems that where China is concerned, New Zealand has become very reluctant to say a word out of place, presumably for fear of the economic consequences
29th Nov 18, 8:55am

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