Labour

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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10th Jul 16, 2:57pm
Little says 50% of 100,000 Kiwibuild houses would be in Auckland; apartments priced under NZ$500,000; Labour plans Affordable Housing UDA to fast-track city developments; Labour would extend 2 year bright line test to 5 years
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Little says 50% of 100,000 Kiwibuild houses would be in Auckland; apartments priced under NZ$500,000; Labour plans Affordable Housing UDA to fast-track city developments; Labour would extend 2 year bright line test to 5 years
10th Jul 16, 2:57pm
9th Jul 16, 12:19pm
Andrew Little announces second tranche of Labour's Housing policy; plans to build add net extra 1,000 state houses each year; return housing assessment to Housing NZ from WINZ; Housing would stop paying dividends; use funds to build houses instead
Andrew Little announces second tranche of Labour's Housing policy; plans to build add net extra 1,000 state houses each year; return housing assessment to Housing NZ from WINZ; Housing would stop paying dividends; use funds to build houses instead
9th Jul 16, 12:19pm
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7th Jul 16, 1:08pm
Andew Little launches first tranche of Labour housing policy; would spend $60 mln over 4 yrs to provide emergency housing for 5,100 homeless people; plan is for NGOs to buy or build houses
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Andew Little launches first tranche of Labour housing policy; would spend $60 mln over 4 yrs to provide emergency housing for 5,100 homeless people; plan is for NGOs to buy or build houses
7th Jul 16, 1:08pm
5th Jul 16, 1:21pm
Labour Leader Andrew Little flags plans for new demand-side and supply-side measures to address Auckland housing crisis on weekend; will require modest borrowing in short term; big house building programme likely; negative gearing in focus
Labour Leader Andrew Little flags plans for new demand-side and supply-side measures to address Auckland housing crisis on weekend; will require modest borrowing in short term; big house building programme likely; negative gearing in focus
5th Jul 16, 1:21pm
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31st May 16, 4:22pm
Labour and Green parties sign first ever Memorandum of Understanding to work together to change Government
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Labour and Green parties sign first ever Memorandum of Understanding to work together to change Government
31st May 16, 4:22pm
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18th May 16, 1:00pm
Labour calls on Govt to abolish Auckland's Rural Urban growth Boundary and relax density controls in upcoming National Policy Statement; also calls for new way to fund infrastructure for developments
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Labour calls on Govt to abolish Auckland's Rural Urban growth Boundary and relax density controls in upcoming National Policy Statement; also calls for new way to fund infrastructure for developments
18th May 16, 1:00pm
5th May 16, 2:47pm
Labour's Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill passes first reading with Dunne's support; would force landlords to improve insulation and pay for heat pumps; Landlords and Govt opposed, saying it would increase rents
Labour's Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill passes first reading with Dunne's support; would force landlords to improve insulation and pay for heat pumps; Landlords and Govt opposed, saying it would increase rents
5th May 16, 2:47pm
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4th Apr 16, 1:21pm
Greens, Labour call on Government to tighten loopholes that allowed Panama's Mossack Fonseca to set up overseas trusts in NZ to hide assets owned by controversial Mexican, Maltese figures
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Greens, Labour call on Government to tighten loopholes that allowed Panama's Mossack Fonseca to set up overseas trusts in NZ to hide assets owned by controversial Mexican, Maltese figures
4th Apr 16, 1:21pm
3rd Apr 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey says New Zealand may be increasing the size of its economy by adding people and resources, but is not improving the productivity that will make everyone truly richer in the long run
Bernard Hickey says New Zealand may be increasing the size of its economy by adding people and resources, but is not improving the productivity that will make everyone truly richer in the long run
3rd Apr 16, 5:02am
29th Mar 16, 9:28am
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy thinks that a universal basic income could appeal to conservatives and liberals alike
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy thinks that a universal basic income could appeal to conservatives and liberals alike
29th Mar 16, 9:28am
25th Mar 16, 3:51pm
Labour looking at whether NZ should trial a Universal Basic Income as part of Future of Work Commission
Labour looking at whether NZ should trial a Universal Basic Income as part of Future of Work Commission
25th Mar 16, 3:51pm
17th Mar 16, 10:04am
Labour Leader questions the skill levels of migrants; suggests work of Chinese chefs could be done by locals; talks of turning down migration tap; Key criticises Labour stance
Labour Leader questions the skill levels of migrants; suggests work of Chinese chefs could be done by locals; talks of turning down migration tap; Key criticises Labour stance
17th Mar 16, 10:04am
25th Jan 16, 1:09pm
Roger J Kerr says calls for the RBNZ to immediately cut the OCR further based on the very low actual inflation rate for 2015 will have to be rebutted
Roger J Kerr says calls for the RBNZ to immediately cut the OCR further based on the very low actual inflation rate for 2015 will have to be rebutted
25th Jan 16, 1:09pm
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21st Jan 16, 11:45am
Labour Finance Spokesman says Dec qtr deflation data making a farce of NZ monetary policy; calls for re-think of pure inflation targeting; repeats call to broaden target to include job creation; HSBC says RBNZ credibility in question
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Labour Finance Spokesman says Dec qtr deflation data making a farce of NZ monetary policy; calls for re-think of pure inflation targeting; repeats call to broaden target to include job creation; HSBC says RBNZ credibility in question
21st Jan 16, 11:45am
18th Jan 16, 11:20am
Roger J Kerr sees the RBNZ holding the Official Cash Rate at 2.5% this year and says global oil prices will recover eventually, while inflation - possibly stronger than the RBNZ forecasts - will emerge in NZ
Roger J Kerr sees the RBNZ holding the Official Cash Rate at 2.5% this year and says global oil prices will recover eventually, while inflation - possibly stronger than the RBNZ forecasts - will emerge in NZ
18th Jan 16, 11:20am

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