Treasury

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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18 May 18, 3:58pm
MBIE believes the value of residential property investment over the next 5 years will be 2-5 times higher than Treasury projects; Twyford says Treasury's math is 'simply wrong'
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17 May 18, 2:14pm
Treasury halves forecast progress for KiwiBuild; Government to borrow to build 5,800 new public houses over four years
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14 May 18, 3:07pm
The Finance Minister has spent weeks dampening Budget day expectations but experts say the healthy books will show the Government is on track to deliver its fiscal targets
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10 May 18, 12:10pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says ahead of next week's Budget announcement that the Govt will be spending $10 bln more over the next five years than the previous Govt promised; Is that it? asks National's Amy Adams
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8 May 18, 3:27pm
Spoiler alert – the Finance Minister has plenty to be happy about, with a surplus almost $1 billion higher than expected
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4 May 18, 10:32am
Geof Mortlock argues the prudential regulation of banks, insurers and non-bank deposit-takers should be moved from the RBNZ to a new regulatory agency
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2 May 18, 11:15am
The Government is being criticised for sticking to its promise to reduce net core Crown debt to 20% of GDP by 2022 – but this commitment does not mean it won’t keep taking on debt, Jason Walls says
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1 May 18, 10:39am
Finance Minister Grant Robertson reveals the Government has freed up $1.4 billion of funding over 4 years through tax changes and reprioritising spending
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25 Apr 18, 7:24am
The greater the grillings Gerry Brownlee and Sid Miller receive for EQC’s re-repairs cost blowout, the more evident the lack of scrutiny of former AMI directors becomes
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14 Apr 18, 10:31am
Why we'd all be better off being more welcoming to migrants' elderly parents and improving the quality of education offered to international students
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2 Apr 18, 9:13am
It will be a world first and the Treasury is already hard at work developing a wellbeing framework. But what should it include?
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21 Mar 18, 11:59am
How future governments' policies and spending priorities will be shaped by both wellbeing and GDP being factored into their decision-making
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13 Mar 18, 1:17pm
Acting Governor Grant Spencer says upcoming review of RBNZ's macro-prudential tools should add 'carefully designed' debt to income or debt servicing tool
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8 Mar 18, 2:34pm
Gareth Kiernan argues Labour’s KiwiBuild policy looks like less of a game-changer for the construction sector & housing affordability than the Govt has made it out to be
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