Labour

7th Jun 17, 9:10am
Finance Minister Joyce renews existing RBNZ Policy Targets Agreement for when incoming acting Governor Spencer takes over from Wheeler in September
Finance Minister Joyce renews existing RBNZ Policy Targets Agreement for when incoming acting Governor Spencer takes over from Wheeler in September
7th Jun 17, 9:10am
21st Apr 17, 7:50am
An Immigration NZ sample of 600 live Skilled Migrant Category applications in March shows 57% were for jobs offering less than the new median wage threshold
An Immigration NZ sample of 600 live Skilled Migrant Category applications in March shows 57% were for jobs offering less than the new median wage threshold
21st Apr 17, 7:50am
11th Apr 17, 2:11pm
Labour's immigration policy to focus foremost on whether people entering NZ on work visas can be cut, and those roles filled by locals, Andrew Little says
Labour's immigration policy to focus foremost on whether people entering NZ on work visas can be cut, and those roles filled by locals, Andrew Little says
11th Apr 17, 2:11pm
11th Apr 17, 7:38am
Labour's monetary policy employment target met by questions on how to measure success (NAIRU?) and whether people will continue to trust the Reserve Bank. Time Inconsistency anyone?
Labour's monetary policy employment target met by questions on how to measure success (NAIRU?) and whether people will continue to trust the Reserve Bank. Time Inconsistency anyone?
11th Apr 17, 7:38am
10th Apr 17, 4:36pm
No possibility of govt legislating before election for 'technical' changes to Reserve Bank operations stemming from Treasury review, PM English says; Joyce requests review on OCR committee, Bank legislation overview
No possibility of govt legislating before election for 'technical' changes to Reserve Bank operations stemming from Treasury review, PM English says; Joyce requests review on OCR committee, Bank legislation overview
10th Apr 17, 4:36pm
10th Apr 17, 5:27am
Labour formally announces monetary policy 'full employment' mandate alongside price stability for Reserve Bank; New OCR-setting committee would allow Treasury input but no vote alongside RBNZ Governors and three externals
Labour formally announces monetary policy 'full employment' mandate alongside price stability for Reserve Bank; New OCR-setting committee would allow Treasury input but no vote alongside RBNZ Governors and three externals
10th Apr 17, 5:27am
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2nd Apr 17, 5:59am
The latest polls show Winston Peters could be Kingmaker in September. So what way will he go? Alex Tarrant reckons it'll be easier for him to turn left due to Labour/Green Cabinet inexperience
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The latest polls show Winston Peters could be Kingmaker in September. So what way will he go? Alex Tarrant reckons it'll be easier for him to turn left due to Labour/Green Cabinet inexperience
2nd Apr 17, 5:59am
29th Mar 17, 2:10pm
Labour responds to challenge from Joyce that political parties should seriously consider ProdComm urban planning proposals in Election 2017 campaign; Notes similarities to current policies
Labour responds to challenge from Joyce that political parties should seriously consider ProdComm urban planning proposals in Election 2017 campaign; Notes similarities to current policies
29th Mar 17, 2:10pm
16th Mar 17, 9:38am
Labour's targeted-bond housing infrastructure plan gets support from the New Zealand Initiative, critique from Infrastructure Minister Steven Joyce
Labour's targeted-bond housing infrastructure plan gets support from the New Zealand Initiative, critique from Infrastructure Minister Steven Joyce
16th Mar 17, 9:38am
8th Mar 17, 4:32pm
PM's Wellington rent rise 'success' comment, another olive branch to Peters on Super and tax cuts vs Cullen Fund contributions - Wednesday in Parliament
PM's Wellington rent rise 'success' comment, another olive branch to Peters on Super and tax cuts vs Cullen Fund contributions - Wednesday in Parliament
8th Mar 17, 4:32pm
3rd Mar 17, 10:08am
Matt Nolan presents his Top 10 links on the economics of automation
Matt Nolan presents his Top 10 links on the economics of automation
3rd Mar 17, 10:08am
15th Feb 17, 3:55pm
Govt building boom claim fueled by 137% rise in building costs since 2004, Labour says; Twyford vs Smith in Parliament take-two
Govt building boom claim fueled by 137% rise in building costs since 2004, Labour says; Twyford vs Smith in Parliament take-two
15th Feb 17, 3:55pm
15th Feb 17, 6:29am
Smith, Twyford & Peters battle over housing figures as consents-to-builds rates, state house building and shortfall estimates are aired in Parliament
Smith, Twyford & Peters battle over housing figures as consents-to-builds rates, state house building and shortfall estimates are aired in Parliament
15th Feb 17, 6:29am
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8th Feb 17, 1:09pm
Finance Minister says he wants full 'cost benefit analysis' and public consultation before considering introduction of debt-to-income ratios for house buying; DTIs now very unlikely before election
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Finance Minister says he wants full 'cost benefit analysis' and public consultation before considering introduction of debt-to-income ratios for house buying; DTIs now very unlikely before election
8th Feb 17, 1:09pm
25th Nov 16, 10:02am
Matt Nolan on the Top 10 economic principles to keep in mind
Matt Nolan on the Top 10 economic principles to keep in mind
25th Nov 16, 10:02am
13th Nov 16, 5:02am
President Donald Trump could destabilise China's economy, unleash a new European financial crisis and push up global interest rates in a way that slows New Zealand's economy and makes mortgages more expensive
President Donald Trump could destabilise China's economy, unleash a new European financial crisis and push up global interest rates in a way that slows New Zealand's economy and makes mortgages more expensive
13th Nov 16, 5:02am
6th Nov 16, 5:02am
This week's jobs figures look fantastic, but they disguise flat real GDP per hour worked and an essentially stagnant economy where renters, the young and the unemployed have missed out
This week's jobs figures look fantastic, but they disguise flat real GDP per hour worked and an essentially stagnant economy where renters, the young and the unemployed have missed out
6th Nov 16, 5:02am
9th Sep 16, 3:09pm
Paul Spoonley calls for the Govt to reduce migration 'a bit' to strike a better balance between incentivising migrants & unemployed locals to help grow regional NZ
Paul Spoonley calls for the Govt to reduce migration 'a bit' to strike a better balance between incentivising migrants & unemployed locals to help grow regional NZ
9th Sep 16, 3:09pm
29th Jul 16, 10:02am
Matt Nolan on the Top 10 misleading economic facts
Matt Nolan on the Top 10 misleading economic facts
29th Jul 16, 10:02am
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12th Jul 16, 10:17am
Key says via phone call from London that decision to stop taking dividend from Housing NZ as 'a bit semantic'; says commentators increasingly accept Govt's 'comprehensive' housing plan'; says Labour plan not new or startling
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Key says via phone call from London that decision to stop taking dividend from Housing NZ as 'a bit semantic'; says commentators increasingly accept Govt's 'comprehensive' housing plan'; says Labour plan not new or startling
12th Jul 16, 10:17am

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