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11th May 21, 3:47pm
Chris Hipkins softens his stance on the public sector wage freeze, committing to reviewing the guidance next year; Unions claim the Government has backed down a little more generally
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Chris Hipkins softens his stance on the public sector wage freeze, committing to reviewing the guidance next year; Unions claim the Government has backed down a little more generally
11th May 21, 3:47pm
18th Apr 21, 6:01am
A deep dive into what's causing wholesale electricity prices to soar and manufacturers curtail production
A deep dive into what's causing wholesale electricity prices to soar and manufacturers curtail production
18th Apr 21, 6:01am
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15th Apr 21, 12:01pm
Government considering speeding up implementation of its National Policy Statement for urban development
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Government considering speeding up implementation of its National Policy Statement for urban development
15th Apr 21, 12:01pm
14th Apr 21, 6:56am
National proposes giving councils $50,000 to spend on infrastructure for every building consent issued above historic averages
National proposes giving councils $50,000 to spend on infrastructure for every building consent issued above historic averages
14th Apr 21, 6:56am
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6th Apr 21, 4:00pm
Quarantine-free travel between New Zealand and Australia to begin on April 19
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Quarantine-free travel between New Zealand and Australia to begin on April 19
6th Apr 21, 4:00pm
22nd Mar 21, 6:13pm
The wait for a trans-Tasman bubble continues, as the PM announces a commencement date will be unveiled on April 6
The wait for a trans-Tasman bubble continues, as the PM announces a commencement date will be unveiled on April 6
22nd Mar 21, 6:13pm
15th Mar 21, 10:15am
Chris Trotter argues that the National Party’s political survival in the twenty-first century may depend upon its willingness to not only adopt Labour’s policies – but anticipate them
Chris Trotter argues that the National Party’s political survival in the twenty-first century may depend upon its willingness to not only adopt Labour’s policies – but anticipate them
15th Mar 21, 10:15am
14th Mar 21, 6:01am
Gareth Vaughan looks at a rare occurrence of the National Party and the E tū union being on the same side against the Labour government, and why we should reframe the discussion on government spending
Gareth Vaughan looks at a rare occurrence of the National Party and the E tū union being on the same side against the Labour government, and why we should reframe the discussion on government spending
14th Mar 21, 6:01am
10th Mar 21, 10:00am
Bill English takes aim at central banks for overcooking their responses to COVID-19 in fear of repeating mistakes made during the Global Financial Crisis
Bill English takes aim at central banks for overcooking their responses to COVID-19 in fear of repeating mistakes made during the Global Financial Crisis
10th Mar 21, 10:00am
9th Mar 21, 6:08pm
Judith Collins wouldn't empower the country's banking regulator to restrict interest-only mortgage lending, arguing the Government shouldn't outsource its housing policy to the RBNZ
Judith Collins wouldn't empower the country's banking regulator to restrict interest-only mortgage lending, arguing the Government shouldn't outsource its housing policy to the RBNZ
9th Mar 21, 6:08pm
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24th Feb 21, 1:04pm
Government funding to community housing providers sees only 12 families benefit from progressive home ownership thus far
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Government funding to community housing providers sees only 12 families benefit from progressive home ownership thus far
24th Feb 21, 1:04pm
22nd Feb 21, 9:00am
Document reveals Treasury - like National - wanted the RBNZ to put conditions on its Funding for Lending Programme to direct cheap funding to businesses
Document reveals Treasury - like National - wanted the RBNZ to put conditions on its Funding for Lending Programme to direct cheap funding to businesses
22nd Feb 21, 9:00am
17th Feb 21, 4:58pm
Ministry of Housing and Urban Development believes stalled Government underwrite would help stimulate the construction sector and see more affordable houses built
Ministry of Housing and Urban Development believes stalled Government underwrite would help stimulate the construction sector and see more affordable houses built
17th Feb 21, 4:58pm
11th Feb 21, 4:38pm
Treasury says it's too early to tell if the RBNZ's moves to lower interest rates have increased wealth inequality, as Robertson defends his decision not to take more drastic action on housing last year
Treasury says it's too early to tell if the RBNZ's moves to lower interest rates have increased wealth inequality, as Robertson defends his decision not to take more drastic action on housing last year
11th Feb 21, 4:38pm
3rd Feb 21, 2:02pm
Medsafe provisionally approves Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to be used in New Zealand once it arrives
Medsafe provisionally approves Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to be used in New Zealand once it arrives
3rd Feb 21, 2:02pm
20th Dec 20, 6:02am
The 2020 Interesties featuring the National Party, Adrian Orr, Jacinda Ardern, Donald Trump, David Seymour, NZX, Ashley Bloomfield, David Clark, Daniel Andrews, COVID-19, Judith Collins & more
The 2020 Interesties featuring the National Party, Adrian Orr, Jacinda Ardern, Donald Trump, David Seymour, NZX, Ashley Bloomfield, David Clark, Daniel Andrews, COVID-19, Judith Collins & more
20th Dec 20, 6:02am
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17th Dec 20, 12:01pm
Settlement reached over Ihumātao: Crown to buy land from Fletchers for $29.9 million, Kīngitanga to provide guidance over its future
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Settlement reached over Ihumātao: Crown to buy land from Fletchers for $29.9 million, Kīngitanga to provide guidance over its future
17th Dec 20, 12:01pm
15th Dec 20, 6:07am
Government doesn't know what the upfront cost of having a 'carbon neutral' public sector in four years' time will be
Government doesn't know what the upfront cost of having a 'carbon neutral' public sector in four years' time will be
15th Dec 20, 6:07am
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14th Dec 20, 2:25pm
Cabinet makes 'in-principle' decision to form travel bubble with Australia in first quarter of 2021
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Cabinet makes 'in-principle' decision to form travel bubble with Australia in first quarter of 2021
14th Dec 20, 2:25pm
9th Dec 20, 2:13pm
Adrian Orr provides reminder the RBNZ might not have to loosen the monetary policy tap by as much as it has said it could
Adrian Orr provides reminder the RBNZ might not have to loosen the monetary policy tap by as much as it has said it could
9th Dec 20, 2:13pm
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8th Dec 20, 4:55pm
Government takes stock before implementing $350 million plan to underwrite housing developments, as credit crunch fears dissipate 
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Government takes stock before implementing $350 million plan to underwrite housing developments, as credit crunch fears dissipate 
8th Dec 20, 4:55pm
2nd Dec 20, 3:15pm
Govt requires public sector to be carbon neutral in 5 years' time, convert to EVs, phase out coal boilers and ensure buildings meet green standards
Govt requires public sector to be carbon neutral in 5 years' time, convert to EVs, phase out coal boilers and ensure buildings meet green standards
2nd Dec 20, 3:15pm
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17th Nov 20, 6:19pm
How National's call for $28 billion of newly-printed money to go into productive assets is cornering Labour politically, and sparking necessary debate over RBNZ independence
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How National's call for $28 billion of newly-printed money to go into productive assets is cornering Labour politically, and sparking necessary debate over RBNZ independence
17th Nov 20, 6:19pm
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17th Nov 20, 10:04am
National's new Shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly says the Government should be 'mandating' the RBNZ to ensure the new Funding for Lending money doesn't just flow into the housing market
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National's new Shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly says the Government should be 'mandating' the RBNZ to ensure the new Funding for Lending money doesn't just flow into the housing market
17th Nov 20, 10:04am
17th Nov 20, 6:34am
PM pleased the RBNZ is looking to reimpose stricter bank lending rules on investors than owner-occupiers, but won't go so far as to suggest what new LVR rules should look like
PM pleased the RBNZ is looking to reimpose stricter bank lending rules on investors than owner-occupiers, but won't go so far as to suggest what new LVR rules should look like
17th Nov 20, 6:34am

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