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Resources Minister Shane Jones hopes to increase the value of mineral exports to $2 billion over the next decade, even if it means digging up some conservation land
23rd May 24, 6:28pm
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Resources Minister Shane Jones hopes to increase the value of mineral exports to $2 billion over the next decade, even if it means digging up some conservation land
Jane Kelsey says the fast-track law could expose future NZ governments to expensive trade disputes
8th May 24, 1:35pm
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Jane Kelsey says the fast-track law could expose future NZ governments to expensive trade disputes
Katharine Moody argues the Fast Track Approvals Bill is a governance arrangement as bad as the partisan means through which US Supreme Court judges are selected
4th May 24, 9:45am
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Katharine Moody argues the Fast Track Approvals Bill is a governance arrangement as bad as the partisan means through which US Supreme Court judges are selected
Gareth Vaughan on a big Beehive power grab, holding the country over a pork barrel, Angus Deaton rethinks economics, corruption on tape & RIP Rod Oram
20th Mar 24, 12:04pm
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Gareth Vaughan on a big Beehive power grab, holding the country over a pork barrel, Angus Deaton rethinks economics, corruption on tape & RIP Rod Oram
Resources Minister Shane Jones has asked for advice on whether the Government could provide insurance for the regulatory risk-adverse oil & gas industry
11th Mar 24, 3:05pm
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Resources Minister Shane Jones has asked for advice on whether the Government could provide insurance for the regulatory risk-adverse oil & gas industry
Coalition Government rounds out 100 day plan with fast-track consenting law giving Ministers the power to approve significant projects
7th Mar 24, 11:42am
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Coalition Government rounds out 100 day plan with fast-track consenting law giving Ministers the power to approve significant projects
Shane Jones says weaponisation of Maori culture, unelected judges and irrational politicians are blocking essential development
15th Feb 24, 11:23am
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Shane Jones says weaponisation of Maori culture, unelected judges and irrational politicians are blocking essential development
Prime Minister Christopher Luxon gives a speech about the Coalition Government's broad policy programme after being challenged to scrap Treaty Principles Bill at Waitangi
5th Feb 24, 5:28pm
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Prime Minister Christopher Luxon gives a speech about the Coalition Government's broad policy programme after being challenged to scrap Treaty Principles Bill at Waitangi
National tries to stay focused, NZ First sounds off, and Act gets sidelined in the first full week of the new Parliament
16th Dec 23, 9:10am
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National tries to stay focused, NZ First sounds off, and Act gets sidelined in the first full week of the new Parliament
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Coalition agreement sees National's proposed foreign house buyer tax gone, 14 National Cabinet Ministers out of 20
24th Nov 23, 11:12am
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Coalition agreement sees National's proposed foreign house buyer tax gone, 14 National Cabinet Ministers out of 20
Shane Jones says NZ First wants 'credible, fully independent inquiry into Covid-19 response' including consideration of compensation for people who lost jobs over vaccine mandate
11th Oct 23, 1:09pm
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Shane Jones says NZ First wants 'credible, fully independent inquiry into Covid-19 response' including consideration of compensation for people who lost jobs over vaccine mandate
The New Zealand First deputy leader and finance spokesperson Shane Jones discusses financial and economic policy in the second of our series of interviews with finance spokespeople from the main parties
1st Oct 23, 5:00pm
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The New Zealand First deputy leader and finance spokesperson Shane Jones discusses financial and economic policy in the second of our series of interviews with finance spokespeople from the main parties
Most new polls show National would need support from both the Act and New Zealand First parties to form a majority government
10th Sep 23, 6:00am
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Most new polls show National would need support from both the Act and New Zealand First parties to form a majority government
Political parties' energy spokespeople speak at election forum on energy policies with red tape and the need to reduce fossil fuel consumption being major concerns
31st Jul 23, 11:39am
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Political parties' energy spokespeople speak at election forum on energy policies with red tape and the need to reduce fossil fuel consumption being major concerns
Auditor-General lacks confidence that Provincial Growth Fund money is being well spent
12th Jun 23, 6:30pm
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Auditor-General lacks confidence that Provincial Growth Fund money is being well spent
Chris Trotter looks at Labour's history with the Greens, and suggests in Auckland Central Jacinda Ardern should free her party’s supporters to shift their electorate vote to the Greens’ Chloe Swarbrick
12th Oct 20, 9:11am
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Chris Trotter looks at Labour's history with the Greens, and suggests in Auckland Central Jacinda Ardern should free her party’s supporters to shift their electorate vote to the Greens’ Chloe Swarbrick
Chris Trotter looks at Winston Peters' handbrake pitch as the NZ First leader presents himself as the indispensable 'Wise Counsellor' to either 'Queen'
20th Jul 20, 8:00am
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Chris Trotter looks at Winston Peters' handbrake pitch as the NZ First leader presents himself as the indispensable 'Wise Counsellor' to either 'Queen'
Guy Trafford is disappointed that the latest MPI aspirational document highlights yet more confusing signals for the rural sector, devoid of detail of what will be supported
8th Jul 20, 10:09am
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Guy Trafford is disappointed that the latest MPI aspirational document highlights yet more confusing signals for the rural sector, devoid of detail of what will be supported
Decision on where to move parts of the Ports of Auckland kicked down the road, as a new study suggests it should be moved to the Manukau Harbour, not Northport
7th Jul 20, 11:33am
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Decision on where to move parts of the Ports of Auckland kicked down the road, as a new study suggests it should be moved to the Manukau Harbour, not Northport
Credit unions and building societies are battling away, serving regional New Zealand during these tough times. Could the Provincial Growth Fund, or the RBNZ, help them shore their positions up and even grow?
27th Jun 20, 9:31am
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Credit unions and building societies are battling away, serving regional New Zealand during these tough times. Could the Provincial Growth Fund, or the RBNZ, help them shore their positions up and even grow?
Guy Trafford reports that new rains will start the cycle of recovery, but some may find it harder than others. And finally, officials start to face the consequences of excessive tax-farming with forests
25th Jun 20, 9:24am
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Guy Trafford reports that new rains will start the cycle of recovery, but some may find it harder than others. And finally, officials start to face the consequences of excessive tax-farming with forests
Start date for four regional banking hub pilots pushed back until 'social activity is as close to normal as possible'
19th Jun 20, 1:26pm
Start date for four regional banking hub pilots pushed back until 'social activity is as close to normal as possible'
Gisborne forestry workers to be redeployed to roading and conservation work as part of $100m Government package
20th Mar 20, 11:40am
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Gisborne forestry workers to be redeployed to roading and conservation work as part of $100m Government package
Phil Twyford says the cost of capital isn't the only thing being considered by Cabinet, as it decides whether NZTA or the NZ Super Fund and its Canadian partner should build Auckland's light rail
5th Mar 20, 5:00am
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Phil Twyford says the cost of capital isn't the only thing being considered by Cabinet, as it decides whether NZTA or the NZ Super Fund and its Canadian partner should build Auckland's light rail
How National ruling out a relationship with NZ First pressures NZ First to further position itself as a 'handbrake' on the left without going so far as to making the Coalition Government unelectable
3rd Feb 20, 2:42pm
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How National ruling out a relationship with NZ First pressures NZ First to further position itself as a 'handbrake' on the left without going so far as to making the Coalition Government unelectable