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Former Finance Minister Grant Robertson to leave Parliament and be replaced as Labour's Finance Spokesperson by Barbara Edmonds
20th Feb 24, 12:22pm
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Former Finance Minister Grant Robertson to leave Parliament and be replaced as Labour's Finance Spokesperson by Barbara Edmonds
Treasury advised the new Finance Minister to stick to the fiscal rules and explore possible tax reforms
5th Feb 24, 12:31pm
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Treasury advised the new Finance Minister to stick to the fiscal rules and explore possible tax reforms
Treasury releases its briefing to incoming ministers but with minimal information or policy advice
1st Feb 24, 3:59pm
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Treasury releases its briefing to incoming ministers but with minimal information or policy advice
Reserve Bank finally convinces politicians to support debt-to-income restrictions for home loan borrowers after years of lobbying
25th Jan 24, 4:12pm
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Reserve Bank finally convinces politicians to support debt-to-income restrictions for home loan borrowers after years of lobbying
Finance Minister Nicola Willis wants Treasury to report fiscal risks more clearly
20th Dec 23, 6:15pm
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Finance Minister Nicola Willis wants Treasury to report fiscal risks more clearly
Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr says the last five yards of the inflation battle are going to be tough
20th Dec 23, 10:44am
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Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr says the last five yards of the inflation battle are going to be tough
Labour-led government's ‘shovel ready’ infrastructure investments were too focused on announcements and were not fully scoped
14th Dec 23, 4:42pm
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Labour-led government's ‘shovel ready’ infrastructure investments were too focused on announcements and were not fully scoped
Finance Minister Nicola Willis says flexible inflation target will be kept and a new remit will be issued
13th Dec 23, 5:07pm
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Finance Minister Nicola Willis says flexible inflation target will be kept and a new remit will be issued
Changing the Reserve Bank's mandate could have a 'significant impact' on inflation expectations, Treasury says
12th Dec 23, 1:53pm
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Changing the Reserve Bank's mandate could have a 'significant impact' on inflation expectations, Treasury says
National has promised its tax package will be fiscally neutral but hasn’t said how it will make up the missing foreign buyers tax revenue
8th Dec 23, 5:00am
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National has promised its tax package will be fiscally neutral but hasn’t said how it will make up the missing foreign buyers tax revenue
National’s new Finance Minister will consider reforms to the Public Finance Act after claiming to have discovered hidden costs in the Government’s books
4th Dec 23, 7:17pm
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National’s new Finance Minister will consider reforms to the Public Finance Act after claiming to have discovered hidden costs in the Government’s books
Could Barbara Edmonds be Labour’s future finance spokesperson?
30th Nov 23, 1:24pm
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Could Barbara Edmonds be Labour’s future finance spokesperson?
The Reserve Bank has added a further NZ$739 million to its 'foreign currency intervention capacity' in the past month and now has nearly NZ$18.5 billion held in offshore currencies to intervene if needed in foreign exchange markets
28th Nov 23, 3:55pm
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The Reserve Bank has added a further NZ$739 million to its 'foreign currency intervention capacity' in the past month and now has nearly NZ$18.5 billion held in offshore currencies to intervene if needed in foreign exchange markets
She was 'appalled' he was reappointed without an independent review, so how will likely incoming Finance Minister Nicola Willis get on with RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr?
17th Oct 23, 2:14pm
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She was 'appalled' he was reappointed without an independent review, so how will likely incoming Finance Minister Nicola Willis get on with RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr?
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Labour leader Chris Hipkins says he will stay in parliament but his leadership future is still to be determined
17th Oct 23, 12:03pm
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Labour leader Chris Hipkins says he will stay in parliament but his leadership future is still to be determined
Reserve Bank staffing levels and personal costs surge over past five years as it takes on broader role
14th Oct 23, 9:27am
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Reserve Bank staffing levels and personal costs surge over past five years as it takes on broader role
There will be no shortage of dramatic subplots to follow as the election results roll in on Saturday night
13th Oct 23, 3:26pm
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There will be no shortage of dramatic subplots to follow as the election results roll in on Saturday night
New Zealand added $9 billion to its debt during the year as some tax revenue slowed
5th Oct 23, 1:02pm
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New Zealand added $9 billion to its debt during the year as some tax revenue slowed
Labour finance spokesperson Grant Robertson talks spreadsheets, debt, and the Reserve Bank's dual mandate on the Of Interest Podcast
3rd Oct 23, 12:00pm
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Labour finance spokesperson Grant Robertson talks spreadsheets, debt, and the Reserve Bank's dual mandate on the Of Interest Podcast
National says it doesn’t plan to provide financial support to local councils for water infrastructure under its alternative to Three Waters
2nd Oct 23, 6:33pm
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National says it doesn’t plan to provide financial support to local councils for water infrastructure under its alternative to Three Waters
After selling close to $4 billion of NZ dollars in July, last month the RBNZ had its largest net gain of Kiwi dollars since 2015
27th Sep 23, 3:42pm
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After selling close to $4 billion of NZ dollars in July, last month the RBNZ had its largest net gain of Kiwi dollars since 2015
Labour says there is enough room on the balance sheet to respond to another economic shock if needed
27th Sep 23, 12:12pm
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Labour says there is enough room on the balance sheet to respond to another economic shock if needed
Finance spokesperson Nicola Willis said covid had contributed to the Government's difficult financial position and that it could not be fixed in the first year
26th Sep 23, 3:16pm
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Finance spokesperson Nicola Willis said covid had contributed to the Government's difficult financial position and that it could not be fixed in the first year
Labour would allow the Climate Change Commission to set Emissions Trading Scheme settings independent of the Government
25th Sep 23, 5:58pm
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Labour would allow the Climate Change Commission to set Emissions Trading Scheme settings independent of the Government
New Zealand’s economy is doing ‘okay’ but that’s not enough to win an election
16th Sep 23, 9:30am
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New Zealand’s economy is doing ‘okay’ but that’s not enough to win an election