Treasury

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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6 Mar 18, 2:00pm
An impact statement from Treasury and the IRD has revealed compliance with the current 2-year bright-line test is below 50% and this is likely to continue when the test extends to five years
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5 Mar 18, 10:47am
Geoff Simmons questions what exactly is the 'family home' the Tax Working Group's tip-toeing around?
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22 Feb 18, 3:23pm
David Hargreaves sees trouble ahead with the extension of the so-called 'bright line' test on property transactions
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21 Feb 18, 1:26pm
Treasury says involving external experts in setting monetary policy will 'promote a diversity of perspectives' while the RBNZ has said it could create a 'circus'
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17 Feb 18, 9:07am
Regulatory impact statement on extending the bright-line test reveals why the IRD would rather keep the current two-year test in place, while Treasury is up in the air on the matter
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18 Jan 18, 2:26pm
Geoff Simmons takes aim at the Government for its 'middle class cheerleading', arguing we are being softened-up for a watering-down of Labour's child poverty reduction goals
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16 Jan 18, 12:51pm
RBNZ decision making & governance report commissioned by Treasury calls for committee decision making, minutes to be released & neutering the RBNZ board
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15 Jan 18, 1:57pm
ANZ economists on why they have some optimism productivity growth will pick up - albeit not enough to offset a slow-down in population growth  
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22 Dec 17, 10:09am
Lack of enthusiasm from major parties for New Zealand First's government-run KiwiSaver provider pitch with Labour non-committal
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20 Dec 17, 9:26am
Treasury modelling suggests introducing deposit insurance would see savers pay a couple of dollars a year for every $1000 of deposits up to $100,000
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15 Dec 17, 7:10am
Government questioned on incongruency between Treasury's rosy economic outlook and Winston Peters' warning of a looming crash; Bank economists say Treasury's projections are ‘somewhat of a best-case scenario’
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14 Dec 17, 1:03pm
Reversal of National's tax cuts to make Government's 100 Day Plan largely cost neutral, according to Treasury's Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update
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13 Dec 17, 7:42am
ANZ economist believes the Government may have to reprioritise some of its spending if it wants to reduce debt and reach its other fiscal targets
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11 Dec 17, 8:15am
Finance Minister details 'five point plan' for urban growth; will look at alternatives for Auckland's East-West link, but not interested in building 'the most expensive road in the world'
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