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Finance Minister Grant Robertson believes the policy response to this Covid-19 outbreak won't exacerbate inequality, although he still wants house prices to keep rising, but at a slower rate
3rd Sep 21, 8:30am
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson believes the policy response to this Covid-19 outbreak won't exacerbate inequality, although he still wants house prices to keep rising, but at a slower rate
At either end of the Pacific Ocean, the Centre-Left is displaying a singular incomprehension of cause and effect, Chris Trotter argues
9th Aug 21, 10:12am
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At either end of the Pacific Ocean, the Centre-Left is displaying a singular incomprehension of cause and effect, Chris Trotter argues
Reserve Bank concedes its annual house price growth forecasts have been off by an average of 5.2 percentage points over the past decade
4th Aug 21, 5:23pm
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Reserve Bank concedes its annual house price growth forecasts have been off by an average of 5.2 percentage points over the past decade
Jenée Tibshraeny argues the Government can't ignore inequality bubbling away, with the poor to pay the price for making the wealthy wealthier
29th Jul 21, 11:33am
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Jenée Tibshraeny argues the Government can't ignore inequality bubbling away, with the poor to pay the price for making the wealthy wealthier
Revenue Minister David Parker says demands for tax cuts aren't as 'realistic or responsible' as they might've been pre-COVID
11th Jun 21, 1:40pm
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Revenue Minister David Parker says demands for tax cuts aren't as 'realistic or responsible' as they might've been pre-COVID
There's likely to be some cross-party consensus on emissions budgets; Differences will arise when it comes to a plan on how to achieve these budgets
9th Jun 21, 6:04pm
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There's likely to be some cross-party consensus on emissions budgets; Differences will arise when it comes to a plan on how to achieve these budgets
Chris Hipkins softens his stance on the public sector wage freeze, committing to reviewing the guidance next year; Unions claim the Government has backed down a little more generally
11th May 21, 3:47pm
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Chris Hipkins softens his stance on the public sector wage freeze, committing to reviewing the guidance next year; Unions claim the Government has backed down a little more generally
Green Party suggests the Govt gives the RBNZ tools to further restrict bank lending to property investors, and forces it to use these tools if it doesn't on its accord
17th Mar 21, 1:19pm
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Green Party suggests the Govt gives the RBNZ tools to further restrict bank lending to property investors, and forces it to use these tools if it doesn't on its accord
Treasury says it's too early to tell if the RBNZ's moves to lower interest rates have increased wealth inequality, as Robertson defends his decision not to take more drastic action on housing last year
11th Feb 21, 4:38pm
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Treasury says it's too early to tell if the RBNZ's moves to lower interest rates have increased wealth inequality, as Robertson defends his decision not to take more drastic action on housing last year
Govt commits to introducing 'Clean Car Import Standard' this year, giving importers until 2025 to slash the emissions profiles of the vehicles they bring into the country
28th Jan 21, 11:07am
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Govt commits to introducing 'Clean Car Import Standard' this year, giving importers until 2025 to slash the emissions profiles of the vehicles they bring into the country
Greens bite the bullet and call for house prices to fall; Govt announcements on housing expected as soon as Thursday
20th Jan 21, 8:45am
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Greens bite the bullet and call for house prices to fall; Govt announcements on housing expected as soon as Thursday
Settlement reached over Ihumātao: Crown to buy land from Fletchers for $29.9 million, Kīngitanga to provide guidance over its future
17th Dec 20, 12:01pm
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Settlement reached over Ihumātao: Crown to buy land from Fletchers for $29.9 million, Kīngitanga to provide guidance over its future
Government doesn't know what the upfront cost of having a 'carbon neutral' public sector in four years' time will be
15th Dec 20, 6:07am
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Government doesn't know what the upfront cost of having a 'carbon neutral' public sector in four years' time will be
Govt requires public sector to be carbon neutral in 5 years' time, convert to EVs, phase out coal boilers and ensure buildings meet green standards
2nd Dec 20, 3:15pm
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Govt requires public sector to be carbon neutral in 5 years' time, convert to EVs, phase out coal boilers and ensure buildings meet green standards
Final election results: Māori Party to return to Parliament with two seats, National loses more seats; Brownlee won't seek reappointment as deputy leader, Margin tightens on cannabis
6th Nov 20, 2:03pm
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Final election results: Māori Party to return to Parliament with two seats, National loses more seats; Brownlee won't seek reappointment as deputy leader, Margin tightens on cannabis
Ministerial portfolios unveiled: Grant Robertson Deputy Prime Minister, Andrew Little Minister of Health, Chris Hipkins Minister for Covid-19 Response, Ayesha Verrall brought into Cabinet as Associate Health Minister, Phil Twyford out of Cabinet
2nd Nov 20, 1:27pm
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Ministerial portfolios unveiled: Grant Robertson Deputy Prime Minister, Andrew Little Minister of Health, Chris Hipkins Minister for Covid-19 Response, Ayesha Verrall brought into Cabinet as Associate Health Minister, Phil Twyford out of Cabinet
Green Party members okay 'Cooperation Agreement'; James Shaw and Marama Davidson to be given ministerial portfolios outside of Cabinet; Jacinda Ardern keen on 4-year electoral terms
31st Oct 20, 4:38pm
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Green Party members okay 'Cooperation Agreement'; James Shaw and Marama Davidson to be given ministerial portfolios outside of Cabinet; Jacinda Ardern keen on 4-year electoral terms
Preliminary referendum results: 65% of voters support legalising euthanasia; 46% support legalising recreational cannabis use; Labour won't pursue other drug law reform
30th Oct 20, 2:06pm
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Preliminary referendum results: 65% of voters support legalising euthanasia; 46% support legalising recreational cannabis use; Labour won't pursue other drug law reform
Guy Trafford assesses the pushing and shoving going on about who will set agriculture policies in a group that has little affinity with rural issues and is light on rural talent
22nd Oct 20, 10:25am
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Guy Trafford assesses the pushing and shoving going on about who will set agriculture policies in a group that has little affinity with rural issues and is light on rural talent
Jacinda Ardern: Labour has a mandate to form a government within the next 3 weeks; Talks with the Greens won't happen until next week
18th Oct 20, 3:07pm
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Jacinda Ardern: Labour has a mandate to form a government within the next 3 weeks; Talks with the Greens won't happen until next week
Chris Trotter hears Jacinda Ardern calling the result a 'mandate to accelerate' but he wonders where to and what that means given her essentially conservative instincts that won over so many National voters
18th Oct 20, 10:14am
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Chris Trotter hears Jacinda Ardern calling the result a 'mandate to accelerate' but he wonders where to and what that means given her essentially conservative instincts that won over so many National voters
Election 2020: Updates on the results, commentary, thrills and spills of the evening
17th Oct 20, 7:02pm
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Election 2020: Updates on the results, commentary, thrills and spills of the evening
1 News-Colmar Brunton Poll: Labour would need Greens' support to govern; Support for Greens' climbs to 8%
15th Oct 20, 6:38pm
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1 News-Colmar Brunton Poll: Labour would need Greens' support to govern; Support for Greens' climbs to 8%
Brian Fallow takes a look at the energy policies of the Labour, National, Green and ACT parties against the backdrop of uncertainty over the future of the aluminium smelter at Tiwai Point and the oil refinery at Marsden Point
12th Oct 20, 9:45am
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Brian Fallow takes a look at the energy policies of the Labour, National, Green and ACT parties against the backdrop of uncertainty over the future of the aluminium smelter at Tiwai Point and the oil refinery at Marsden Point
Chris Trotter looks at Labour's history with the Greens, and suggests in Auckland Central Jacinda Ardern should free her party’s supporters to shift their electorate vote to the Greens’ Chloe Swarbrick
12th Oct 20, 9:11am
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Chris Trotter looks at Labour's history with the Greens, and suggests in Auckland Central Jacinda Ardern should free her party’s supporters to shift their electorate vote to the Greens’ Chloe Swarbrick