Budget

17th Oct 19, 10:54am
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New Zealand Taxpayers' Union economist Joe Ascroft says substantially cutting the 30% tax rate on income earned over $48,000 would send a strong message
New Zealand Taxpayers' Union economist Joe Ascroft says substantially cutting the 30% tax rate on income earned over $48,000 would send a strong message
17th Oct 19, 10:54am
11th Oct 18, 8:48am
Peter Dunne says when the Govt Budget is in surplus, the focus comes much more onto the quality and overall value of the new spending being proposed, and that requires Ministers to make some very strong judgements
Peter Dunne says when the Govt Budget is in surplus, the focus comes much more onto the quality and overall value of the new spending being proposed, and that requires Ministers to make some very strong judgements
11th Oct 18, 8:48am
11th Dec 17, 8:15am
Finance Minister details 'five point plan' for urban growth; will look at alternatives for Auckland's East-West link, but not interested in building 'the most expensive road in the world'
Finance Minister details 'five point plan' for urban growth; will look at alternatives for Auckland's East-West link, but not interested in building 'the most expensive road in the world'
11th Dec 17, 8:15am
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1st Dec 17, 8:31am
Finance Minister Grant Robertson assures business community more of the numbers behind the Government's policies will be released on December 14 
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson assures business community more of the numbers behind the Government's policies will be released on December 14 
1st Dec 17, 8:31am
21st Aug 17, 2:01pm
ASB economists say the post-election Government will 'have the luxury of choice' when it comes to being able to spend; ANZ economists see 'a plentiful kitty for pork-barrel politics'
ASB economists say the post-election Government will 'have the luxury of choice' when it comes to being able to spend; ANZ economists see 'a plentiful kitty for pork-barrel politics'
21st Aug 17, 2:01pm
21st Jul 17, 10:02am
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First Union's Morgan Godfery on the black and blue Greens, raging against the system, getting deep with GoT, winter chills put heat on hospitals, Winston does a Don, a great Kiwi feed and more
First Union's Morgan Godfery on the black and blue Greens, raging against the system, getting deep with GoT, winter chills put heat on hospitals, Winston does a Don, a great Kiwi feed and more
21st Jul 17, 10:02am
19th Dec 16, 10:50am
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says Steven Joyce's reputation for firm control over his Ministry may do some good in his new role as Finance Minister
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says Steven Joyce's reputation for firm control over his Ministry may do some good in his new role as Finance Minister
19th Dec 16, 10:50am
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
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
31st Mar 16, 5:03am
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Cam Preston accuses the Government of managing the country's finances according to magician's theory
Cam Preston accuses the Government of managing the country's finances according to magician's theory
31st Mar 16, 5:03am
10th Feb 16, 3:22pm
Labour questions how more taxpayer money is being spent on Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority PR when its supposedly scaling back
Labour questions how more taxpayer money is being spent on Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority PR when its supposedly scaling back
10th Feb 16, 3:22pm
25th Jan 16, 3:33pm
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Cameron Preston questions why the Government's increased its pot of 'petty cash' 10-fold in the last 7 years, spending more in the name of 'unexpected circumstances'
Cameron Preston questions why the Government's increased its pot of 'petty cash' 10-fold in the last 7 years, spending more in the name of 'unexpected circumstances'
25th Jan 16, 3:33pm
30th Oct 15, 2:48pm
Questions raised over how EQC reduced its estimated Canterbury quake claims cost by $455m; Grant Robertson suggests EQC's sweeping future costs under the rug
Questions raised over how EQC reduced its estimated Canterbury quake claims cost by $455m; Grant Robertson suggests EQC's sweeping future costs under the rug
30th Oct 15, 2:48pm
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14th Oct 15, 1:09pm
Treasury reports OBEGAL surplus of NZ$414 million in year to June 30, 2015; First budget surplus in 7 years; Govt meets political target; Result a turn-around from forecast of deficit in May Budget
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Treasury reports OBEGAL surplus of NZ$414 million in year to June 30, 2015; First budget surplus in 7 years; Govt meets political target; Result a turn-around from forecast of deficit in May Budget
14th Oct 15, 1:09pm
13th Oct 15, 10:13am
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Cameron Preston questions whether the Government's using risky gambling on the movements of interest & currency rates to achieve a surplus
Cameron Preston questions whether the Government's using risky gambling on the movements of interest & currency rates to achieve a surplus
13th Oct 15, 10:13am
24th Nov 14, 4:51pm
Key acknowledges Treasury may forecast budget deficit in December 16 HYEFU, but he remains confident of final surplus
Key acknowledges Treasury may forecast budget deficit in December 16 HYEFU, but he remains confident of final surplus
24th Nov 14, 4:51pm
29th Jan 14, 2:33pm
Treasury says New Zealand economy needs to avoid becoming a 'one hit wonder'
Treasury says New Zealand economy needs to avoid becoming a 'one hit wonder'
29th Jan 14, 2:33pm
17th Dec 13, 1:04pm
NZ Govt says will borrow NZ$5 bln less in 2013/14 after underlying budget position improves as economic growth surges
NZ Govt says will borrow NZ$5 bln less in 2013/14 after underlying budget position improves as economic growth surges
17th Dec 13, 1:04pm
4th Dec 13, 9:40am
Finance Minister officially reveals that Govt's asset sales proceeds will fall short of targets
Finance Minister officially reveals that Govt's asset sales proceeds will fall short of targets
4th Dec 13, 9:40am
23rd Oct 13, 3:30pm
Meridian shares tipped to be priced at or just above the $1.50 bottom price in the range
Meridian shares tipped to be priced at or just above the $1.50 bottom price in the range
23rd Oct 13, 3:30pm

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