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Grant Robertson

9th Jul 21, 4:36pm
Government pushes ahead with revamped $8.7 billion NZ Upgrade Programme despite officials warning of unclear costs/benefits and 'light touch' governance
Government pushes ahead with revamped $8.7 billion NZ Upgrade Programme despite officials warning of unclear costs/benefits and 'light touch' governance
9th Jul 21, 4:36pm
29th Jun 21, 5:53pm
Finance Minister wants more research done on the winners & losers of low interest rates, but can't say whether having this info last year would've seen him implement different policies
Finance Minister wants more research done on the winners & losers of low interest rates, but can't say whether having this info last year would've seen him implement different policies
29th Jun 21, 5:53pm
23rd Jun 21, 8:30am
David Hargreaves sifts through the array of remedies targeted at the runaway housing market and tries to assess how it is going so far
David Hargreaves sifts through the array of remedies targeted at the runaway housing market and tries to assess how it is going so far
23rd Jun 21, 8:30am
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17th Jun 21, 3:45pm
Interest deductibility centre court, as the back and forth between the Government and Reserve Bank over mortgage lending restrictions plays out in the background
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Interest deductibility centre court, as the back and forth between the Government and Reserve Bank over mortgage lending restrictions plays out in the background
17th Jun 21, 3:45pm
17th Jun 21, 10:30am
The RBNZ finally gets conditional agreement from the Finance Minister for debt serviceability tools, but the initial one it's able to use is likely to be one pushed by the bank lobby group
The RBNZ finally gets conditional agreement from the Finance Minister for debt serviceability tools, but the initial one it's able to use is likely to be one pushed by the bank lobby group
17th Jun 21, 10:30am
16th Jun 21, 12:34pm
The Reserve Bank does seem set to get a debt-to-income ratio measure in its macro-prudential toolkit - but at a much higher level than it earlier contemplated
The Reserve Bank does seem set to get a debt-to-income ratio measure in its macro-prudential toolkit - but at a much higher level than it earlier contemplated
16th Jun 21, 12:34pm
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16th Jun 21, 10:29am
Finance Minister agrees 'in-principle' to give RBNZ debt-to-income tools; Consensus yet to be reached on how the impact on first-home buyers would be minimised
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Finance Minister agrees 'in-principle' to give RBNZ debt-to-income tools; Consensus yet to be reached on how the impact on first-home buyers would be minimised
16th Jun 21, 10:29am
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10th Jun 21, 4:51pm
What constitutes a 'new build' under the new interest deductibility rules and extension of the bright-line test? Govt consults on design of property tax changes
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What constitutes a 'new build' under the new interest deductibility rules and extension of the bright-line test? Govt consults on design of property tax changes
10th Jun 21, 4:51pm
9th Jun 21, 10:40am
Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee emphasises importance of RBNZ monitoring the impact of technological innovation on the NZ dollar
Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee emphasises importance of RBNZ monitoring the impact of technological innovation on the NZ dollar
9th Jun 21, 10:40am
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4th Jun 21, 10:11am
$6 billion cost blowout prompts major changes to the Government's transport plans; Upgrades to Mill Road, SH1 between Whangarei and Port Marsden, and the Takitimu North project affected
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$6 billion cost blowout prompts major changes to the Government's transport plans; Upgrades to Mill Road, SH1 between Whangarei and Port Marsden, and the Takitimu North project affected
4th Jun 21, 10:11am
26th May 21, 8:00am
Grant Robertson considers RBNZ advice on new tools to potentially restrict mortgage lending; Jenée Tibshraeny doesn't see changes in the immediate future, but believes financial stability will take centre stage
Grant Robertson considers RBNZ advice on new tools to potentially restrict mortgage lending; Jenée Tibshraeny doesn't see changes in the immediate future, but believes financial stability will take centre stage
26th May 21, 8:00am
25th May 21, 10:42am
Budget 2021 - Summary of all tax collections
Budget 2021 - Summary of all tax collections
25th May 21, 10:42am
24th May 21, 9:17am
The only real question, after Thursday’s Budget, is: How long will it take National to realise how profoundly the political game has been – and is being – transformed by Covid and Climate Change? Socialism is no longer a dirty word
The only real question, after Thursday’s Budget, is: How long will it take National to realise how profoundly the political game has been – and is being – transformed by Covid and Climate Change? Socialism is no longer a dirty word
24th May 21, 9:17am
24th May 21, 8:42am
Roger J Kerr says the Labour Government are implementing their ideological programmes without any real understanding of the drivers at the coalface of the economy
Roger J Kerr says the Labour Government are implementing their ideological programmes without any real understanding of the drivers at the coalface of the economy
24th May 21, 8:42am
23rd May 21, 6:01am
Jenée Tibshraeny argues this is the opportune time to raise benefits, with homeowners happy, business confidence high and the pre-election battle for 'middle NZ' still a wee way off
Jenée Tibshraeny argues this is the opportune time to raise benefits, with homeowners happy, business confidence high and the pre-election battle for 'middle NZ' still a wee way off
23rd May 21, 6:01am
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20th May 21, 2:00pm
Grant Robertson delivers a 'peak Labour Party' Budget, committing to spending more than expected, including on benefit increases
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Grant Robertson delivers a 'peak Labour Party' Budget, committing to spending more than expected, including on benefit increases
20th May 21, 2:00pm
20th May 21, 9:59am
Gareth Vaughan on whether Grant Robertson & Jacinda Ardern have the courage to follow their Aussie & US counterparts, and the whacky world of cryptocurrencies
Gareth Vaughan on whether Grant Robertson & Jacinda Ardern have the courage to follow their Aussie & US counterparts, and the whacky world of cryptocurrencies
20th May 21, 9:59am
19th May 21, 7:20pm
Grant Robertson goes into Budget 2021 with options. The questions are: Will he boost benefits and how much more infrastructure investment can the economy deliver on?
Grant Robertson goes into Budget 2021 with options. The questions are: Will he boost benefits and how much more infrastructure investment can the economy deliver on?
19th May 21, 7:20pm
18th May 21, 2:29pm
Westpac Group CEO and Chairman travel from Australia and discuss the potential sale of Westpac NZ with Ardern, Robertson and Orr
Westpac Group CEO and Chairman travel from Australia and discuss the potential sale of Westpac NZ with Ardern, Robertson and Orr
18th May 21, 2:29pm
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15th May 21, 5:00am
A closer look at how much of a task it's going to be shifting billions of dollars invested by default KiwiSaver members to new providers and higher risk/return funds
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A closer look at how much of a task it's going to be shifting billions of dollars invested by default KiwiSaver members to new providers and higher risk/return funds
15th May 21, 5:00am
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13th May 21, 1:59pm
Travel update: Ministerial trade trips to resume next month; Vaccine rollout may hit a speed bump; Immigrating to NZ likely to become harder for low-skilled people; Vaccinated people may be let in to NZ before vaccine rollout is complete
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Travel update: Ministerial trade trips to resume next month; Vaccine rollout may hit a speed bump; Immigrating to NZ likely to become harder for low-skilled people; Vaccinated people may be let in to NZ before vaccine rollout is complete
13th May 21, 1:59pm
12th May 21, 9:59am
Gareth Vaughan on a parody of a parody; Viktor Shvets, crypto-mania & leverage; Grant Robertson & Jacinda Ardern's CGT 'rift'; Biden's bond vigilante demons; and how the 1% live
Gareth Vaughan on a parody of a parody; Viktor Shvets, crypto-mania & leverage; Grant Robertson & Jacinda Ardern's CGT 'rift'; Biden's bond vigilante demons; and how the 1% live
12th May 21, 9:59am
10th May 21, 11:03am
Grant Robertson commits to increasing the amount of money allocated towards new operational and capital expenditure in next Thursday's Budget, all the while reducing debt faster than planned
Grant Robertson commits to increasing the amount of money allocated towards new operational and capital expenditure in next Thursday's Budget, all the while reducing debt faster than planned
10th May 21, 11:03am
10th May 21, 9:33am
Chris Trotter argues that Labour has thrown out the old Political Rule Book, and that the new game they’re playing is no longer called 'Democracy' but 'Holding On To Power At All Costs'
Chris Trotter argues that Labour has thrown out the old Political Rule Book, and that the new game they’re playing is no longer called 'Democracy' but 'Holding On To Power At All Costs'
10th May 21, 9:33am
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6th May 21, 7:15pm
Grant Robertson denies freezing public sector pay is a contractionary policy; Government can't estimate how much the freeze will save
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Grant Robertson denies freezing public sector pay is a contractionary policy; Government can't estimate how much the freeze will save
6th May 21, 7:15pm

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