Productivity Commission

12th Sep 19, 5:00am
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Technology has many effects on jobs and work with most positive, the Productivity Commission says in report on New Zealand, technology and productivity
Technology has many effects on jobs and work with most positive, the Productivity Commission says in report on New Zealand, technology and productivity
12th Sep 19, 5:00am
19th Aug 19, 3:28pm
Auckland Council says there would be economic and administrative issues with introducing a vacant land tax and questions whether it could be justified
Auckland Council says there would be economic and administrative issues with introducing a vacant land tax and questions whether it could be justified
19th Aug 19, 3:28pm
11th Aug 19, 6:42am
Government maintains introducing a vacant land tax in the short term is unfeasible; says it's open to reviewing the scope of the bright-line test and the ring-fencing of rental losses
Government maintains introducing a vacant land tax in the short term is unfeasible; says it's open to reviewing the scope of the bright-line test and the ring-fencing of rental losses
11th Aug 19, 6:42am
8th Aug 19, 10:34am
Steve Forbes looks at why strange bedfellows the New Zealand Initiative and Local Government New Zealand have teamed up in a push for greater devolution of power to local government and what they hope to achieve
Steve Forbes looks at why strange bedfellows the New Zealand Initiative and Local Government New Zealand have teamed up in a push for greater devolution of power to local government and what they hope to achieve
8th Aug 19, 10:34am
16th Jul 19, 3:03pm
ICCC report calls for accelerated electrification to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, saying a shift to achieve 100% renewable electricity by 2035 is too costly
ICCC report calls for accelerated electrification to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, saying a shift to achieve 100% renewable electricity by 2035 is too costly
16th Jul 19, 3:03pm
15th Jul 19, 2:29pm
The growing cost pressures councils face due to climate change are real, but adaption costs won't be addressed by the Government's Zero Carbon Bill
The growing cost pressures councils face due to climate change are real, but adaption costs won't be addressed by the Government's Zero Carbon Bill
15th Jul 19, 2:29pm
4th Jul 19, 12:56pm
Productivity Commission’s proposal for a windfall gains tax on property owners who benefit from public infrastructure gets tick of approval from Auckland & Wellington mayors
Productivity Commission’s proposal for a windfall gains tax on property owners who benefit from public infrastructure gets tick of approval from Auckland & Wellington mayors
4th Jul 19, 12:56pm
4th Jul 19, 5:00am
Productivity Commission details a series of potential funding options for local government, citing growing pressures from infrastructure, climate change and tourism
Productivity Commission details a series of potential funding options for local government, citing growing pressures from infrastructure, climate change and tourism
4th Jul 19, 5:00am
3rd Jul 19, 7:33am
Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker unveils government plan to boost productivity including ideas borrowed from Singapore. National offers alternative plan
Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker unveils government plan to boost productivity including ideas borrowed from Singapore. National offers alternative plan
3rd Jul 19, 7:33am
1st Jul 19, 2:10pm
Local Government New Zealand pushing case for central government to devolve more power to local government as Productivity Commission report on local government funding nears
Local Government New Zealand pushing case for central government to devolve more power to local government as Productivity Commission report on local government funding nears
1st Jul 19, 2:10pm
21st Jun 19, 10:00am
Terry Baucher on the five most important tax-reforming finance ministers, Arthur Laffer, digital services tax, taxing marijuana and more
Terry Baucher on the five most important tax-reforming finance ministers, Arthur Laffer, digital services tax, taxing marijuana and more
21st Jun 19, 10:00am
12th Jun 19, 9:21am
Robertson pushes ahead with TWG recommendation to investigate a vacant land tax, despite Treasury and the IRD saying there's no evidence to suggest it'll stop land bankers and improve housing affordability
Robertson pushes ahead with TWG recommendation to investigate a vacant land tax, despite Treasury and the IRD saying there's no evidence to suggest it'll stop land bankers and improve housing affordability
12th Jun 19, 9:21am
16th May 19, 10:00am
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Chapman Tripp's Mark Reese​​​​​​​ and Ross Pennington suggest the RBNZ's proposals to increase the big four banks' capital requirements would benefit from an arbiter
Chapman Tripp's Mark Reese​​​​​​​ and Ross Pennington suggest the RBNZ's proposals to increase the big four banks' capital requirements would benefit from an arbiter
16th May 19, 10:00am
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18th Apr 19, 11:48am
Finance Minister Grant Robertson on the effectiveness of taxing land bankers, why the bright-line test won't be extended and whether his tax review was doomed to fail from the start
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson on the effectiveness of taxing land bankers, why the bright-line test won't be extended and whether his tax review was doomed to fail from the start
18th Apr 19, 11:48am
20th Mar 19, 3:23pm
Trumpeted 11 months ago by Phils Goff and Twyford as transformational, Auckland Council is now airing concerns about the $28 billion Auckland Transport Alignment Project
Trumpeted 11 months ago by Phils Goff and Twyford as transformational, Auckland Council is now airing concerns about the $28 billion Auckland Transport Alignment Project
20th Mar 19, 3:23pm
9th Mar 19, 10:02am
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The Productivity Commission's Tim Maddock and Terry Genet analyse NZ's labour market ahead of an inquiry into technological disruption and the future of work
The Productivity Commission's Tim Maddock and Terry Genet analyse NZ's labour market ahead of an inquiry into technological disruption and the future of work
9th Mar 19, 10:02am
28th Feb 19, 11:51am
Local Government New Zealand calls for greater devolution during joint symposium with the New Zealand Initiative
Local Government New Zealand calls for greater devolution during joint symposium with the New Zealand Initiative
28th Feb 19, 11:51am
22nd Feb 19, 9:32am
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the Government should give Auckland Council the GST revenue it makes from rates paid by Aucklanders
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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21st Feb 19, 11:51am
Tax Working Group proposal for a local government tax on vacant residential land wins support from Auckland Mayor Phil Goff
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Tax Working Group proposal for a local government tax on vacant residential land wins support from Auckland Mayor Phil Goff
21st Feb 19, 11:51am
16th Feb 19, 9:31am
Auditor General notes growing debts and rising costs at councils as they grapple with issues including population growth and climate change
Auditor General notes growing debts and rising costs at councils as they grapple with issues including population growth and climate change
16th Feb 19, 9:31am

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