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3rd Aug 21, 2:47pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says he moved as quickly as was responsible to give the Reserve Bank new tools to restrict banks' mortgage lending
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says he moved as quickly as was responsible to give the Reserve Bank new tools to restrict banks' mortgage lending
3rd Aug 21, 2:47pm
29th Jul 21, 11:33am
Jenée Tibshraeny argues the Government can't ignore inequality bubbling away, with the poor to pay the price for making the wealthy wealthier
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
29th Jul 21, 8:41am
Commerce Commission draft report into retail grocery sector finds our supermarket companies are making 'persistently high' profits when compared internationally and 'avoid competing strongly' with each other; 'some form of intervention' needed
Commerce Commission draft report into retail grocery sector finds our supermarket companies are making 'persistently high' profits when compared internationally and 'avoid competing strongly' with each other; 'some form of intervention' needed
29th Jul 21, 8:41am
8th Jul 21, 3:37pm
MBIE advised the government against making it compulsory for employers and employees that fall under a Fair Pay Agreement to engage in collective bargaining
MBIE advised the government against making it compulsory for employers and employees that fall under a Fair Pay Agreement to engage in collective bargaining
8th Jul 21, 3:37pm
1st Jul 21, 1:50pm
Revenue Minister David Parker gets himself into a sticky situation, arguing the removal of interest deductibility will dampen house price growth but not economic growth
Revenue Minister David Parker gets himself into a sticky situation, arguing the removal of interest deductibility will dampen house price growth but not economic growth
1st Jul 21, 1:50pm
28th Jun 21, 9:44am
Chris Trotter ponders whether Jacinda Ardern's Labour Party has found the same electoral sweet-spot that kept John Key’s National Party in the mid-to-high 40s for the best part of a decade
Chris Trotter ponders whether Jacinda Ardern's Labour Party has found the same electoral sweet-spot that kept John Key’s National Party in the mid-to-high 40s for the best part of a decade
28th Jun 21, 9:44am
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17th Jun 21, 3:45pm
Interest deductibility centre court, as the back and forth between the Government and Reserve Bank over mortgage lending restrictions plays out in the background
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Interest deductibility centre court, as the back and forth between the Government and Reserve Bank over mortgage lending restrictions plays out in the background
17th Jun 21, 3:45pm
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11th Jun 21, 1:40pm
Revenue Minister David Parker says demands for tax cuts aren't as 'realistic or responsible' as they might've been pre-COVID
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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
11th Jun 21, 1:40pm
9th Jun 21, 6:04pm
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
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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4th Jun 21, 10:11am
$6 billion cost blowout prompts major changes to the Government's transport plans; Upgrades to Mill Road, SH1 between Whangarei and Port Marsden, and the Takitimu North project affected
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$6 billion cost blowout prompts major changes to the Government's transport plans; Upgrades to Mill Road, SH1 between Whangarei and Port Marsden, and the Takitimu North project affected
4th Jun 21, 10:11am
3rd Jun 21, 4:26pm
Jenée Tibshraeny joins Sharesies co-founders Leighton Roberts and Sonya Williams for a Budget and Monetary Policy Statement debrief
Jenée Tibshraeny joins Sharesies co-founders Leighton Roberts and Sonya Williams for a Budget and Monetary Policy Statement debrief
3rd Jun 21, 4:26pm
24th May 21, 9:58am
Economist Brian Easton asks: Do some offshore trends presage the future of New Zealand politics?
Economist Brian Easton asks: Do some offshore trends presage the future of New Zealand politics?
24th May 21, 9:58am
24th May 21, 9:17am
The only real question, after Thursday’s Budget, is: How long will it take National to realise how profoundly the political game has been – and is being – transformed by Covid and Climate Change? Socialism is no longer a dirty word
The only real question, after Thursday’s Budget, is: How long will it take National to realise how profoundly the political game has been – and is being – transformed by Covid and Climate Change? Socialism is no longer a dirty word
24th May 21, 9:17am
23rd May 21, 6:01am
Jenée Tibshraeny argues this is the opportune time to raise benefits, with homeowners happy, business confidence high and the pre-election battle for 'middle NZ' still a wee way off
Jenée Tibshraeny argues this is the opportune time to raise benefits, with homeowners happy, business confidence high and the pre-election battle for 'middle NZ' still a wee way off
23rd May 21, 6:01am
21st May 21, 2:12pm
Budget 2021/22 - Summary of all spending plans
Budget 2021/22 - Summary of all spending plans
21st May 21, 2:12pm
17th May 21, 2:14pm
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First Union's Robert Reid argues the Government ought to take on board lessons from 2020 about how important it is to better support our most vulnerable people
First Union's Robert Reid argues the Government ought to take on board lessons from 2020 about how important it is to better support our most vulnerable people
17th May 21, 2:14pm
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13th May 21, 1:59pm
Travel update: Ministerial trade trips to resume next month; Vaccine rollout may hit a speed bump; Immigrating to NZ likely to become harder for low-skilled people; Vaccinated people may be let in to NZ before vaccine rollout is complete
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Travel update: Ministerial trade trips to resume next month; Vaccine rollout may hit a speed bump; Immigrating to NZ likely to become harder for low-skilled people; Vaccinated people may be let in to NZ before vaccine rollout is complete
13th May 21, 1:59pm
13th May 21, 11:46am
Serious Fraud Office files criminal charges against six people in relation to donation made to Labour
Serious Fraud Office files criminal charges against six people in relation to donation made to Labour
13th May 21, 11:46am
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11th May 21, 3:47pm
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
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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
11th May 21, 3:47pm
10th May 21, 9:33am
Chris Trotter argues that Labour has thrown out the old Political Rule Book, and that the new game they’re playing is no longer called 'Democracy' but 'Holding On To Power At All Costs'
Chris Trotter argues that Labour has thrown out the old Political Rule Book, and that the new game they’re playing is no longer called 'Democracy' but 'Holding On To Power At All Costs'
10th May 21, 9:33am
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7th May 21, 1:13pm
Government to introduce legislation to enable workers to force employers to engage in collective bargaining; Unions over the moon; Businesses worried about compulsory participation
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Government to introduce legislation to enable workers to force employers to engage in collective bargaining; Unions over the moon; Businesses worried about compulsory participation
7th May 21, 1:13pm
18th Apr 21, 6:01am
A deep dive into what's causing wholesale electricity prices to soar and manufacturers curtail production
A deep dive into what's causing wholesale electricity prices to soar and manufacturers curtail production
18th Apr 21, 6:01am
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15th Apr 21, 12:01pm
Government considering speeding up implementation of its National Policy Statement for urban development
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Government considering speeding up implementation of its National Policy Statement for urban development
15th Apr 21, 12:01pm
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6th Apr 21, 4:00pm
Quarantine-free travel between New Zealand and Australia to begin on April 19
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Quarantine-free travel between New Zealand and Australia to begin on April 19
6th Apr 21, 4:00pm
5th Apr 21, 8:02am
Chris Trotter says equal opportunity misfortunes, experiences related much more closely to one’s location in the socio-economic power structure, may be more important than race in determining a life's economic success
Chris Trotter says equal opportunity misfortunes, experiences related much more closely to one’s location in the socio-economic power structure, may be more important than race in determining a life's economic success
5th Apr 21, 8:02am

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