Grant Robertson

1st Dec 20, 6:40am
Government extends business debt hibernation scheme for 10 months, despite the wage subsidy and other support measures only seeing 15 firms use the relief in full
Government extends business debt hibernation scheme for 10 months, despite the wage subsidy and other support measures only seeing 15 firms use the relief in full
1st Dec 20, 6:40am
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26th Nov 20, 4:31pm
Robertson says Labour wouldn't be breaking its pre-election promises on tax if it extended the bright-line test; Orr clarifies the RBNZ would like debt-to-income ratios to be added to its toolkit but this hasn't been a priority
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Robertson says Labour wouldn't be breaking its pre-election promises on tax if it extended the bright-line test; Orr clarifies the RBNZ would like debt-to-income ratios to be added to its toolkit but this hasn't been a priority
26th Nov 20, 4:31pm
26th Nov 20, 10:13am
The Government, not the Reserve Bank, will have to tackle New Zealand's many housing-related issues
The Government, not the Reserve Bank, will have to tackle New Zealand's many housing-related issues
26th Nov 20, 10:13am
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26th Nov 20, 8:00am
Adrian Orr indicates he might put the onus back on Grant Robertson to do more on housing affordability, including by looking at tax
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Adrian Orr indicates he might put the onus back on Grant Robertson to do more on housing affordability, including by looking at tax
26th Nov 20, 8:00am
25th Nov 20, 7:50am
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy says reintroducing LVR restrictions on property investors is urgently needed and the maximum LVR on investment properties should be 60% or perhaps even 50%
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy says reintroducing LVR restrictions on property investors is urgently needed and the maximum LVR on investment properties should be 60% or perhaps even 50%
25th Nov 20, 7:50am
25th Nov 20, 6:58am
Economists expect the RBNZ to respond to government pressure over house prices by restricting bank lending; Financial markets now see lower odds of a negative OCR in 2021
Economists expect the RBNZ to respond to government pressure over house prices by restricting bank lending; Financial markets now see lower odds of a negative OCR in 2021
25th Nov 20, 6:58am
24th Nov 20, 5:38pm
Adrian Orr to consider Grant Robertson's call for the RBNZ to take account of house prices, but says: 'Our monetary policy actions have been, and will continue to be, effective in supporting the economy'
Adrian Orr to consider Grant Robertson's call for the RBNZ to take account of house prices, but says: 'Our monetary policy actions have been, and will continue to be, effective in supporting the economy'
24th Nov 20, 5:38pm
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24th Nov 20, 2:01pm
Robertson writes to Orr - proposes requiring Monetary Policy Committee to avoid unnecessary instability in house prices; NZD rises
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Robertson writes to Orr - proposes requiring Monetary Policy Committee to avoid unnecessary instability in house prices; NZD rises
24th Nov 20, 2:01pm
20th Nov 20, 9:11am
Jenée Tibshraeny looks at why it's time for the Government to get its head out of the sand and address the distributional impacts of printing up to $128 billion
Jenée Tibshraeny looks at why it's time for the Government to get its head out of the sand and address the distributional impacts of printing up to $128 billion
20th Nov 20, 9:11am
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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
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
16th Nov 20, 9:56am
Chris Trotter argues Labour is no longer a tradition. Rather it has become a brand – and Jacinda Ardern and Grant Robertson are changing it
Chris Trotter argues Labour is no longer a tradition. Rather it has become a brand – and Jacinda Ardern and Grant Robertson are changing it
16th Nov 20, 9:56am
15th Nov 20, 6:02am
Gareth Vaughan delves into the Reserve Bank's mandate, economic policy settings, the housing market and the type of society New Zealanders want
Gareth Vaughan delves into the Reserve Bank's mandate, economic policy settings, the housing market and the type of society New Zealanders want
15th Nov 20, 6:02am
14th Nov 20, 9:52am
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Social Credit leader Chris Leitch says the Government should borrow from itself to fund state house building, infrastructure development, health investment, and a substantial lift in low incomes
Social Credit leader Chris Leitch says the Government should borrow from itself to fund state house building, infrastructure development, health investment, and a substantial lift in low incomes
14th Nov 20, 9:52am
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12th Nov 20, 2:58pm
Geoff Bascand clarifies the RBNZ wants to reimpose the exact same LVR restrictions in place earlier this year, so most owner-occupiers will need a 20% deposit
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Geoff Bascand clarifies the RBNZ wants to reimpose the exact same LVR restrictions in place earlier this year, so most owner-occupiers will need a 20% deposit
12th Nov 20, 2:58pm
11th Nov 20, 11:52am
Grant Robertson signals he wants banks to rein in their risky mortgage lending ASAP, saying the RBNZ's decision to consider re-imposing LVR restrictions in March is 'sensible'
Grant Robertson signals he wants banks to rein in their risky mortgage lending ASAP, saying the RBNZ's decision to consider re-imposing LVR restrictions in March is 'sensible'
11th Nov 20, 11:52am
10th Nov 20, 11:22am
Government books only $3.2 billion in the red, as New Zealanders spend more and require less support via the wage subsidy than expected
Government books only $3.2 billion in the red, as New Zealanders spend more and require less support via the wage subsidy than expected
10th Nov 20, 11:22am
9th Nov 20, 5:22pm
Cabinet agrees to extend Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme by three years; Will consider making larger loans available
Cabinet agrees to extend Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme by three years; Will consider making larger loans available
9th Nov 20, 5:22pm
9th Nov 20, 8:00am
Chris Trotter reflects on the outcome of an extraordinary US election, and delves into the cautious approach from Jacinda Ardern and Grant Robertson in NZ despite their big mandate
Chris Trotter reflects on the outcome of an extraordinary US election, and delves into the cautious approach from Jacinda Ardern and Grant Robertson in NZ despite their big mandate
9th Nov 20, 8:00am
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5th Nov 20, 12:54pm
Government considers further ways to support businesses through debt and equity; Ardern details her pre-Christmas priorities including the doubling of sick leave entitlements
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Government considers further ways to support businesses through debt and equity; Ardern details her pre-Christmas priorities including the doubling of sick leave entitlements
5th Nov 20, 12:54pm
3rd Nov 20, 7:27pm
A closer look at how Jacinda Ardern has divvied up the government's roles and responsibilities
A closer look at how Jacinda Ardern has divvied up the government's roles and responsibilities
3rd Nov 20, 7:27pm
2nd Nov 20, 5:17pm
Grant Robertson says he has brought forward a scheduled meeting with Adrian Orr ahead of the RBNZ releasing its Monetary Policy Statement
Grant Robertson says he has brought forward a scheduled meeting with Adrian Orr ahead of the RBNZ releasing its Monetary Policy Statement
2nd Nov 20, 5:17pm
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2nd Nov 20, 1:27pm
Ministerial portfolios unveiled: Grant Robertson Deputy Prime Minister, Andrew Little Minister of Health, Chris Hipkins Minister for Covid-19 Response, Ayesha Verrall brought into Cabinet as Associate Health Minister, Phil Twyford out of Cabinet
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Ministerial portfolios unveiled: Grant Robertson Deputy Prime Minister, Andrew Little Minister of Health, Chris Hipkins Minister for Covid-19 Response, Ayesha Verrall brought into Cabinet as Associate Health Minister, Phil Twyford out of Cabinet
2nd Nov 20, 1:27pm
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29th Oct 20, 9:32am
Former RBNZ Chairman Arthur Grimes warns of 'real danger' of the RBNZ destablising asset prices, as its employment target sees it go too far lowering interest rates
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Former RBNZ Chairman Arthur Grimes warns of 'real danger' of the RBNZ destablising asset prices, as its employment target sees it go too far lowering interest rates
29th Oct 20, 9:32am
28th Oct 20, 1:27pm
Gareth Vaughan suggests the attitudes of Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr and the big four banks' bosses present at last week's INFINZ conference suggests some interesting times ahead as key issues come to a head
Gareth Vaughan suggests the attitudes of Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr and the big four banks' bosses present at last week's INFINZ conference suggests some interesting times ahead as key issues come to a head
28th Oct 20, 1:27pm

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