Labour Party

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23rd May 19, 9:34am
Government to give itself more wriggle room to spend, as Finance Minister announces 20% debt/GDP target will be replaced by a broader target of 15%-25% from 2021; National says it's thrown in the towel
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Government to give itself more wriggle room to spend, as Finance Minister announces 20% debt/GDP target will be replaced by a broader target of 15%-25% from 2021; National says it's thrown in the towel
23rd May 19, 9:34am
20th May 19, 7:17pm
The PM is dismissive of the Deputy PM telling Grey Power Cabinet is working on making it harder for migrants to get Super and considering requiring employers of over-65s to match their employees' KiwiSaver contributions
The PM is dismissive of the Deputy PM telling Grey Power Cabinet is working on making it harder for migrants to get Super and considering requiring employers of over-65s to match their employees' KiwiSaver contributions
20th May 19, 7:17pm
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
18th May 19, 9:31am
Insurers warn apartment owners risk being left high and dry in the event of a quake, as anecdotes of cash-strapped body corporates ditching their cover emerge
Insurers warn apartment owners risk being left high and dry in the event of a quake, as anecdotes of cash-strapped body corporates ditching their cover emerge
18th May 19, 9:31am
15th May 19, 12:06pm
The NZ economy may have been coined the 'rockstar' economy in 2014, but not everyone benefited from this growth, says the Finance Minister as he explains how his 'wellbeing budget' aims to change this
The NZ economy may have been coined the 'rockstar' economy in 2014, but not everyone benefited from this growth, says the Finance Minister as he explains how his 'wellbeing budget' aims to change this
15th May 19, 12:06pm
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
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14th May 19, 1:05pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson announces $1 bln of government spending will be reprioritised in Budget 2019, including $197 mln freed up due to lower than expected tertiary enrolment numbers
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson announces $1 bln of government spending will be reprioritised in Budget 2019, including $197 mln freed up due to lower than expected tertiary enrolment numbers
14th May 19, 1:05pm
11th May 19, 9:31am
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The Spinoff's Toby Manhire sits down in a parliamentary corridor with Climate Change Minister James Shaw to discuss the Zero Carbon Bill, and why he’s been bending over backwards to win National’s support
The Spinoff's Toby Manhire sits down in a parliamentary corridor with Climate Change Minister James Shaw to discuss the Zero Carbon Bill, and why he’s been bending over backwards to win National’s support
11th May 19, 9:31am
9th May 19, 10:29am
Stephen Forbes takes a look at what the Government has achieved and where it's heading after 18 months in office
Stephen Forbes takes a look at what the Government has achieved and where it's heading after 18 months in office
9th May 19, 10:29am
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8th May 19, 10:36am
Government commits to treating biological emissions differently to other greenhouse gas emissions as it introduces zero carbon legislation to Parliament; Fails to secure full support from National
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Government commits to treating biological emissions differently to other greenhouse gas emissions as it introduces zero carbon legislation to Parliament; Fails to secure full support from National
8th May 19, 10:36am
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7th May 19, 9:42am
Yes/No question on cannabis referendum at 2020 election to be based on draft legislation that proposes users must be 20+
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Yes/No question on cannabis referendum at 2020 election to be based on draft legislation that proposes users must be 20+
7th May 19, 9:42am
5th May 19, 6:31am
Chris Trotter looks at how Sepuloni's welfare reform agenda bumps up against Robertson's spending control framework, and assesses how this will be resolved
Chris Trotter looks at how Sepuloni's welfare reform agenda bumps up against Robertson's spending control framework, and assesses how this will be resolved
5th May 19, 6:31am
30th Apr 19, 12:19pm
There are numerous ways the Government could cool the housing market if prices started rocketing up again, including the capital gains taxes we already have, Greg Ninness writes
There are numerous ways the Government could cool the housing market if prices started rocketing up again, including the capital gains taxes we already have, Greg Ninness writes
30th Apr 19, 12:19pm
23rd Apr 19, 8:37am
Chris Trotter doubts Jacinda Ardern and Grant Robertson will be losing much sleep over their left-wing critics' anger that no Capital Gains Tax will be implemented
Chris Trotter doubts Jacinda Ardern and Grant Robertson will be losing much sleep over their left-wing critics' anger that no Capital Gains Tax will be implemented
23rd Apr 19, 8:37am
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
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18th Apr 19, 11:48am
Finance Minister Grant Robertson on the effectiveness of taxing land bankers, why the bright-line test won't be extended and whether his tax review was doomed to fail from the start
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson on the effectiveness of taxing land bankers, why the bright-line test won't be extended and whether his tax review was doomed to fail from the start
18th Apr 19, 11:48am
17th Apr 19, 7:40pm
MMP in action: ​Jenée Tibshraeny on the politics of the Government putting a Capital Gains Tax to bed
MMP in action: ​Jenée Tibshraeny on the politics of the Government putting a Capital Gains Tax to bed
17th Apr 19, 7:40pm
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17th Apr 19, 2:09pm
Prime Minister says Govt unable to find 'consensus' and is ruling out a Capital Gains Tax under her leadership
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Prime Minister says Govt unable to find 'consensus' and is ruling out a Capital Gains Tax under her leadership
17th Apr 19, 2:09pm
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17th Apr 19, 9:00am
Government expected to respond to Tax Working Group recommendations on Wednesday afternoon; Associate Finance Minister on Wednesday morning says no decision's been made on a capital gains tax
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Government expected to respond to Tax Working Group recommendations on Wednesday afternoon; Associate Finance Minister on Wednesday morning says no decision's been made on a capital gains tax
17th Apr 19, 9:00am
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16th Apr 19, 12:41pm
Pressure on Robertson to borrow more to stimulate the economy mounts, as debt gets cheaper, the effectiveness of interest rate cuts diminishes, and credit rating agencies remain happy
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Pressure on Robertson to borrow more to stimulate the economy mounts, as debt gets cheaper, the effectiveness of interest rate cuts diminishes, and credit rating agencies remain happy
16th Apr 19, 12:41pm

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