John Key

11th Dec 16, 5:02am
Bill English should refocus economic policy on increasing GDP per hour worked, rather than just total GDP
Bill English should refocus economic policy on increasing GDP per hour worked, rather than just total GDP
11th Dec 16, 5:02am
10th Dec 16, 9:55am
Eric Crampton assesses the legacy of John Key and finds a bar set low and a long list of issues and decisions avoided
Eric Crampton assesses the legacy of John Key and finds a bar set low and a long list of issues and decisions avoided
10th Dec 16, 9:55am
10th Dec 16, 9:55am
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Roger Partridge assesses the legacy of John Key as Prime Minister and finds an impressive record given the constraints of MMP
Roger Partridge assesses the legacy of John Key as Prime Minister and finds an impressive record given the constraints of MMP
10th Dec 16, 9:55am
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6th Dec 16, 11:29am
English and Coleman to contest bid for National Party leadership in Caucus vote next Monday; English's hopes for quick and cohesive leadership change dashed; Coleman wants 'generational change'; English says NZ Super options open
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English and Coleman to contest bid for National Party leadership in Caucus vote next Monday; English's hopes for quick and cohesive leadership change dashed; Coleman wants 'generational change'; English says NZ Super options open
6th Dec 16, 11:29am
5th Dec 16, 2:20pm
Regardless of what John Key says, his resignation has just opened next year's election race right up
Regardless of what John Key says, his resignation has just opened next year's election race right up
5th Dec 16, 2:20pm
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5th Dec 16, 1:59pm
Key says will vote for English as National leader in December 12 caucus vote; says National can win 4th and 5th terms with English as leader; Key says wants quieter life with family; eyes board positions in Australasia or Asia
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Key says will vote for English as National leader in December 12 caucus vote; says National can win 4th and 5th terms with English as leader; Key says wants quieter life with family; eyes board positions in Australasia or Asia
5th Dec 16, 1:59pm
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5th Dec 16, 12:58pm
Prime Minister John Key steps down
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Prime Minister John Key steps down
5th Dec 16, 12:58pm
4th Dec 16, 5:02am
The PM doesn’t trust the Treasury’s forecasts for the very long term and the very short term, but he thinks we should rely on the medium term one that says we can afford tax cuts, extra social spending, the quake rebuilds and debt repayment
The PM doesn’t trust the Treasury’s forecasts for the very long term and the very short term, but he thinks we should rely on the medium term one that says we can afford tax cuts, extra social spending, the quake rebuilds and debt repayment
4th Dec 16, 5:02am
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28th Nov 16, 11:31am
PM says Treasury's forecasts of blow-out in debt by 2060 without NZ Superannuation changes "a load of nonsense"; says Treasury couldn't get forecasts right 44 days before Budget 'let alone 44 years out'; also downplays weak productivity
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PM says Treasury's forecasts of blow-out in debt by 2060 without NZ Superannuation changes "a load of nonsense"; says Treasury couldn't get forecasts right 44 days before Budget 'let alone 44 years out'; also downplays weak productivity
28th Nov 16, 11:31am
27th Nov 16, 5:02am
Like any building with concrete cancer, trust in a big society-wide idea can seem very solid right up until the moment of collapse
Like any building with concrete cancer, trust in a big society-wide idea can seem very solid right up until the moment of collapse
27th Nov 16, 5:02am
21st Nov 16, 11:14am
PM meets with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg; says told him to fix public perception that Facebook not paying enough tax; Key says feeling that got Trump got elected because voters believe 'world isn't fair'
PM meets with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg; says told him to fix public perception that Facebook not paying enough tax; Key says feeling that got Trump got elected because voters believe 'world isn't fair'
21st Nov 16, 11:14am
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21st Nov 16, 11:02am
John Key and Bill English say pre-election tax cut option still open despite Kaikoura rebuild costs; Key sees NZ$8-9 bln surpluses by 2019/20 so Kaikoura rebuild costs of NZ$2 bln 'not material'; HYEFU may be delayed
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John Key and Bill English say pre-election tax cut option still open despite Kaikoura rebuild costs; Key sees NZ$8-9 bln surpluses by 2019/20 so Kaikoura rebuild costs of NZ$2 bln 'not material'; HYEFU may be delayed
21st Nov 16, 11:02am
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15th Nov 16, 1:06pm
Key says main road and rail route from Picton to Christchurch may need realignment or re-routing in long term at huge cost; English highlights damage to main transport links and says Govt finances can handle repair costs
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Key says main road and rail route from Picton to Christchurch may need realignment or re-routing in long term at huge cost; English highlights damage to main transport links and says Govt finances can handle repair costs
15th Nov 16, 1:06pm
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14th Nov 16, 6:31am
7.5 earthquake near Hanmer at 12.02 am damages Kaikoura; felt strongly in Wellington; reports of damage in Wellington buildings; Tsunami warning downgraded
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7.5 earthquake near Hanmer at 12.02 am damages Kaikoura; felt strongly in Wellington; reports of damage in Wellington buildings; Tsunami warning downgraded
14th Nov 16, 6:31am
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8th Nov 16, 4:02pm
New Statistics NZ research shows household livings costs rose twice as fast for beneficiaries and poor than for the rich and faster than CPI; lower interest costs help homeowners; high rents hurt poor
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New Statistics NZ research shows household livings costs rose twice as fast for beneficiaries and poor than for the rich and faster than CPI; lower interest costs help homeowners; high rents hurt poor
8th Nov 16, 4:02pm
7th Nov 16, 6:53pm
Paula Bennett and John Key announce $303.6 mln package of spending on emergency housing, including buying and leasing motels and building pre-fab homes; also $100 mln loan for Housing NZ; but deny crisis
Paula Bennett and John Key announce $303.6 mln package of spending on emergency housing, including buying and leasing motels and building pre-fab homes; also $100 mln loan for Housing NZ; but deny crisis
7th Nov 16, 6:53pm
2nd Nov 16, 7:12pm
Finance Minister cautious about Reserve Bank hopes for Debt to Income multiple limits; say looking closely at unintended consequences; Key says Auckland housing market stabilising; points Mt Roskill voters to low interest rates
Finance Minister cautious about Reserve Bank hopes for Debt to Income multiple limits; say looking closely at unintended consequences; Key says Auckland housing market stabilising; points Mt Roskill voters to low interest rates
2nd Nov 16, 7:12pm
24th Oct 16, 5:02am
The RBNZ is keen to bolster its macro-prudential arsenal with a debt-to-income ratio limiting tool. What might this mean for borrowers, banks, the housing market & politicians?
The RBNZ is keen to bolster its macro-prudential arsenal with a debt-to-income ratio limiting tool. What might this mean for borrowers, banks, the housing market & politicians?
24th Oct 16, 5:02am
18th Oct 16, 3:05pm
English says NZ$1 bln capital cost and NZ$1.5 bln of operating costs for extra 1,800 prison beds reduces room for tax cuts; English, Key say no need for population policy and migration good for economy
English says NZ$1 bln capital cost and NZ$1.5 bln of operating costs for extra 1,800 prison beds reduces room for tax cuts; English, Key say no need for population policy and migration good for economy
18th Oct 16, 3:05pm
14th Oct 16, 10:01am
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Selena Eaqub on the responsibility of Nimbys, our bigger houses, Brexit pain, the need for fiscal stimulus, child poverty, local election apathy and more
Selena Eaqub on the responsibility of Nimbys, our bigger houses, Brexit pain, the need for fiscal stimulus, child poverty, local election apathy and more
14th Oct 16, 10:01am

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