Treasury

16 Dec 18, 8:29am
Treasury cuts forecasts of govt spending on KiwiBuild in recognition of private investment; Flags govt exposure to a property market downturn
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13 Dec 18, 1:03pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson's wellbeing budget to smash silos between government departments
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12 Dec 18, 7:52am
Capacity constraints, prudence and wellbeing set to feature in the Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update and Budget Policy Statement on Thursday
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5 Dec 18, 12:43pm
Treasury sets up company to invest in 'low emissions' businesses possibly involving the likes of electric vehicles, energy efficient buildings & low-emissions farming practices
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4 Dec 18, 5:29pm
Treasury releases the first version of its Living Standards Framework Dashboard that will help inform Grant Robertson's 'Wellbeing Budget'
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12 Nov 18, 10:33am
Treasury to probe 'fundamental change' and growth required by Kiwibank to take on core government banking in 2023
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3 Nov 18, 9:19am
A new 'streamlined' system of prudential supervision covering both banks and non-bank deposit takers is strongly suggested in the consultation document for next stage of Reserve Bank Act
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2 Nov 18, 11:08am
Consultation document for next stage of Reserve Bank Act review gives clear signals that some form of formal protection for bank depositors is likely to be introduced
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17 Oct 18, 3:30pm
Treasury head Gabriel Maklouf says providing the new Government with advice on complex issues 'had an impact on the quality of what we could deliver' and also had an impact on the wellbeing of Treasury staff
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12 Oct 18, 5:02am
Infometrics' Gareth Kiernan sees enough speed bumps on the horizon to slow economic growth more than the market expects; says it's time for LVRs to be eased
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10 Oct 18, 6:48am
Westpac economist Michael Gordon argues capacity constraints are restricting government spending more than its debt rules
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9 Oct 18, 1:11pm
The Crown's tax take has grown quicker than its expenses, putting the Government in a position better than forecast in the Budget, debt target reached 4 years early
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8 Oct 18, 3:14pm
A discussion document has been released for consultation on the proposed independent infrastructure agency through which it is planned to lift the quality of infrastructure investment in New Zealand
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10 Sep 18, 10:53am
Key consultation period of over-arching review of the Reserve Bank will take place over the Christmas-New Year holiday period
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17 Aug 18, 2:30pm
Minister of Infrastructure Shane Jones says a new independent body will help sort out some of NZ’s major infrastructure issues, as well as helping to attract local and foreign investment
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12 Jul 18, 11:14am
The changes continue to be made at Kiwibank following the reshuffle of shareholding
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20 Jun 18, 3:04pm
Opposition MPs upset the Treasury did not consult them before releasing a new living standards framework report to the public
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28 May 18, 12:01pm
Westpac economists say the stepping up of Kiwibuild activity will be even 'more gradual' than Treasury's forecasts that have been criticised by the Housing Minister
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Cartoon by Jacky Carpenter. (c) interest.co.nz
24 May 18, 1:27pm
Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf says he is “disappointed” with the Housing Minister’s comments that his officials are “kids… disconnected from reality”
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22 May 18, 4:05pm
Minister of Housing Phil Twyford says MBIE correctly diagnosed the weakness in the Treasury’s KiwiBuild forecast & they're the ones implementing the policy
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