National

28 Oct 18, 7:02am
Jen​ée Tibshraeny crunches the numbers to figure out whether criticisms that the Labour Party is the 'tax party' are well-founded
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5 Apr 18, 5:27pm
National’s Judith Collins says the likely small size of the dwellings in the new Unitec development housing area will put pressure on borrowers, as it means banks will require a larger deposit
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14 Mar 18, 8:48am
Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says the Government never had a specific target for cutting immigration numbers, but National says Labour was beating the anti-immigration drum in the election campaign and is now “backsliding on a grand scale”
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14 Dec 17, 9:56am
Peter Dunne picks his politician of the year. It's not the person you would expect
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24 Oct 17, 9:56am
Roger J Kerr says the financial markets are looking for reassurance from the new Government
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16 Oct 17, 8:26am
Roger J Kerr says local US dollar exporting companies have been actively positioning their hedge books ahead of the decision on a new government
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9 Oct 17, 9:38am
Roger J Kerr says the Kiwi dollar could go up or down depending on the composition of the future government
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9 Oct 17, 9:22am
Roger J Kerr says higher interest rates could be expected if we get a Labour-Greens-led government
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29 Sep 17, 5:02am
Lessons from Jim Anderton’s time as Industry and Regional Development Minister might well provide a valuable road map to how Winston Peters will be courted by Labour and National
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25 Sep 17, 3:47pm
Assuming National does lead the next Government, it needs to urgently address the dog's breakfast it had created with the housing portfolio
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21 Sep 17, 11:06am
GDP grows bang in line with market expectations; per capita GDP grows 0.3% in the quarter; construction activity shrinks again
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19 Sep 17, 12:01pm
The housing market is bearing up surprisingly well; the real question now is whether it will be 'left alone' or not after the election
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11 Sep 17, 4:20pm
After years of hands-off tactics from central government, whatever hue of administration takes over after September 23 is likely to be more interventionist in the housing market
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21 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
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10 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
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2 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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29 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
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26 Mar 17, 6:02am
Warnings on New Zealand's environmental performance this week mean the intergenerational debate just got real in an election year, Alex Tarrant says
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22 Mar 17, 6:47pm
Key on economic policy successes, regrets including flag debate and TPP, Christchurch quake and Pike River, losing troops overseas and life in Parliament
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16 Mar 17, 9:38am
Labour's targeted-bond housing infrastructure plan gets support from the New Zealand Initiative, critique from Infrastructure Minister Steven Joyce
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