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Government's sweeping decision to allow for more housing densification prompts renewed calls from councils for more infrastructure funding
21st Oct 21, 8:12am
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Government's sweeping decision to allow for more housing densification prompts renewed calls from councils for more infrastructure funding
RBNZ favours buying more government bonds over corporate bonds, should it expand its Large Scale Asset Purchase next month; Remains open to cutting the OCR next year
8th Apr 20, 7:04pm
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RBNZ favours buying more government bonds over corporate bonds, should it expand its Large Scale Asset Purchase next month; Remains open to cutting the OCR next year
RBNZ offers to buy up to $3 billion of local government bonds, in addition to $30 billion of central government bonds, to support liquidity
7th Apr 20, 4:20pm
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RBNZ offers to buy up to $3 billion of local government bonds, in addition to $30 billion of central government bonds, to support liquidity
RBNZ ups its efforts to ensure the debt market operates properly by extending its bond buying programme from central to local government
6th Apr 20, 2:48pm
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RBNZ ups its efforts to ensure the debt market operates properly by extending its bond buying programme from central to local government
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the Government should give Auckland Council the GST revenue it makes from rates paid by Aucklanders
22nd Feb 19, 9:32am
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Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the Government should give Auckland Council the GST revenue it makes from rates paid by Aucklanders
Auckland Council planning to open retail bond offer next week
5th Oct 12, 10:03am
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Auckland Council planning to open retail bond offer next week
Opinion: Kaipara District Council's bid to join centralised borrowing authority raises the risk that Mangawhai becomes the Athens of the North
9th Sep 12, 10:05am
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Opinion: Kaipara District Council's bid to join centralised borrowing authority raises the risk that Mangawhai becomes the Athens of the North
Local government is managing its rising debt levels with some 'bulk buying' strategies - ANZ reviews the sector
10th Aug 12, 8:35am
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Local government is managing its rising debt levels with some 'bulk buying' strategies - ANZ reviews the sector
In this 'lower for longer' interest rate environment, are 10-year bond offers the future for retail bond issues from corporates?
9th May 12, 4:28pm
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In this 'lower for longer' interest rate environment, are 10-year bond offers the future for retail bond issues from corporates?
Auckland Council plans to increase its net debt as a percentage of total revenue limit to 275% from 175%
27th Feb 12, 4:10pm
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Auckland Council plans to increase its net debt as a percentage of total revenue limit to 275% from 175%
Inaugural Local Govt Funding Agency debt auction attracts bids worth NZ$1.32 bln, equivalent to 4.4 times debt sold
15th Feb 12, 3:06pm
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Inaugural Local Govt Funding Agency debt auction attracts bids worth NZ$1.32 bln, equivalent to 4.4 times debt sold
New Local Government Funding Agency to seek NZ$300 mln through two bonds in Wednesday's inaugural auction
13th Feb 12, 3:41pm
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New Local Government Funding Agency to seek NZ$300 mln through two bonds in Wednesday's inaugural auction
New Local Govt Funding Agency to borrow first money in mid-February; Plans to borrow about NZ$1 bln this year
13th Jan 12, 3:05pm
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New Local Govt Funding Agency to borrow first money in mid-February; Plans to borrow about NZ$1 bln this year
A total of NZ$10.2 bln raised through domestic bond issues in 2011; Banks, council bond bank set to be 2012 features
10th Jan 12, 4:06pm
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A total of NZ$10.2 bln raised through domestic bond issues in 2011; Banks, council bond bank set to be 2012 features
Auckland Council's overseas borrowing programme, the first by a NZ local authority, set at US$2.5 bln
12th Dec 11, 9:49am
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Auckland Council's overseas borrowing programme, the first by a NZ local authority, set at US$2.5 bln
New Local Govt Funding Agency, which will borrow money overseas on behalf of councils, gets AA+ credit rating from Fitch
7th Dec 11, 12:43pm
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New Local Govt Funding Agency, which will borrow money overseas on behalf of councils, gets AA+ credit rating from Fitch
Auckland Council all set to start borrowing money overseas with debt forecast to almost double to near NZ$6 bln in 5 years
16th Nov 11, 4:12pm
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Auckland Council all set to start borrowing money overseas with debt forecast to almost double to near NZ$6 bln in 5 years
Standard and Poor's may downgrade Auckland Council's AA credit rating over concerns debt will hit 200% of operating revenue by 2015
14th Nov 11, 2:42pm
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Standard and Poor's may downgrade Auckland Council's AA credit rating over concerns debt will hit 200% of operating revenue by 2015
Bill establishing local council bond bank, designed to cut cost of local authority borrowing and deepen capital markets, set to be passed tonight
14th Sep 11, 4:02pm
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Bill establishing local council bond bank, designed to cut cost of local authority borrowing and deepen capital markets, set to be passed tonight
Local government bond bank a step closer as select committee recommends bill creating it be passed
3rd Aug 11, 5:32pm
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Local government bond bank a step closer as select committee recommends bill creating it be passed
Auckland Council wants to borrow in foreign currencies to cut its loan costs and gain longer term funding
1st Mar 11, 4:53pm
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Auckland Council wants to borrow in foreign currencies to cut its loan costs and gain longer term funding