Budget 2013

21st Feb 14, 11:19am
Budget deficit NZ$1.8 bln in six months to December 31, NZ$380 mln more than expected on soft tax receipts; Treasury unsure if softness temporary
Budget deficit NZ$1.8 bln in six months to December 31, NZ$380 mln more than expected on soft tax receipts; Treasury unsure if softness temporary
21st Feb 14, 11:19am
7th Oct 13, 4:02pm
Govt reports budget deficit for 2012/13 of NZ$4.4 bln, which was 30% better than forecast in May 2013; on track for 2014/15 surplus
Govt reports budget deficit for 2012/13 of NZ$4.4 bln, which was 30% better than forecast in May 2013; on track for 2014/15 surplus
7th Oct 13, 4:02pm
5th Jul 13, 10:22am
NZ budget deficit lower than expected again as stronger corporate profits and stock markets boost tax returns and abnormal gains
NZ budget deficit lower than expected again as stronger corporate profits and stock markets boost tax returns and abnormal gains
5th Jul 13, 10:22am
7th Jun 13, 8:56pm
Otago Uni study estimates over-crowding causes over 1,300 hospital admissions a year and some deaths; Professor calls for programme to build thousands of affordable homes
Otago Uni study estimates over-crowding causes over 1,300 hospital admissions a year and some deaths; Professor calls for programme to build thousands of affordable homes
7th Jun 13, 8:56pm
21st May 13, 12:01pm
Opinion: The Government's proposed housing accord legislation gives it too much centralised power and could have far-reaching consequences
Opinion: The Government's proposed housing accord legislation gives it too much centralised power and could have far-reaching consequences
21st May 13, 12:01pm
20th May 13, 11:36am
Opinion: Foreign investment in New Zealand houses could become an election issue, with the Greens re-iterating interest in applying some sort of curbs
Opinion: Foreign investment in New Zealand houses could become an election issue, with the Greens re-iterating interest in applying some sort of curbs
20th May 13, 11:36am
16th May 13, 5:13pm
Govt to 'review' 53,000 state house tenancies; people will be 'given support' to move to alternative housing
Govt to 'review' 53,000 state house tenancies; people will be 'given support' to move to alternative housing
16th May 13, 5:13pm
16th May 13, 3:36pm
Fitch Ratings says government's Budget is encouraging; Labour labels it a ‘blackjack’ Budget
Fitch Ratings says government's Budget is encouraging; Labour labels it a ‘blackjack’ Budget
16th May 13, 3:36pm
16th May 13, 3:07pm
New legislation will give Government power to over-rule local authorities on the development of land and housing
New legislation will give Government power to over-rule local authorities on the development of land and housing
16th May 13, 3:07pm
16th May 13, 3:01pm
Finance Minister Bill English says RBNZ Governor Graeme Wheeler will decide if, and when, to use new tools designed to dampen excessive growth in credit and asset prices
Finance Minister Bill English says RBNZ Governor Graeme Wheeler will decide if, and when, to use new tools designed to dampen excessive growth in credit and asset prices
16th May 13, 3:01pm
16th May 13, 2:04pm
NZ Govt forecasts NZ$75 mln surplus in 2014/15; Macro-prudential tools deal signed; NZSF contributions delayed 2 yrs; Central govt may directly issue housing consents
NZ Govt forecasts NZ$75 mln surplus in 2014/15; Macro-prudential tools deal signed; NZSF contributions delayed 2 yrs; Central govt may directly issue housing consents
16th May 13, 2:04pm
16th May 13, 8:24am
Bill English set to deliver budget with around NZ$800 million of discretionary net new spending as firmer economy gives Govt more leeway 18 mths before election
Bill English set to deliver budget with around NZ$800 million of discretionary net new spending as firmer economy gives Govt more leeway 18 mths before election
16th May 13, 8:24am
6th May 13, 9:09pm
NZ PM Key defends government drive to return to surplus and start reducing debt despite doubts overseas that 'expansionary austerity' is actually working
NZ PM Key defends government drive to return to surplus and start reducing debt despite doubts overseas that 'expansionary austerity' is actually working
6th May 13, 9:09pm
29th Apr 13, 8:55am
PM John Key says Treasury has increased estimated cost of Christchurch rebuild to NZ$40 billion but govt still on track for 2014/15 return to surplus
PM John Key says Treasury has increased estimated cost of Christchurch rebuild to NZ$40 billion but govt still on track for 2014/15 return to surplus
29th Apr 13, 8:55am
16th Apr 13, 1:42pm
Key pre-announces 50% increase in tourism promotion spending in Budget 2013; signals 2014 election all about stopping Green dominated govt
Key pre-announces 50% increase in tourism promotion spending in Budget 2013; signals 2014 election all about stopping Green dominated govt
16th Apr 13, 1:42pm
11th Apr 13, 12:31pm
Finance Minister Bill English says May 16 Budget will confirm 2014/15 budget surplus target and fast debt reduction plan by 2020
Finance Minister Bill English says May 16 Budget will confirm 2014/15 budget surplus target and fast debt reduction plan by 2020
11th Apr 13, 12:31pm
2nd Apr 13, 5:06pm
PM John Key says fresh Mighty River Float detail due on Friday; may include detail on risks around Tiwai Pt closure
PM John Key says fresh Mighty River Float detail due on Friday; may include detail on risks around Tiwai Pt closure
2nd Apr 13, 5:06pm
12th Mar 13, 2:28pm
English says drought 'will peg back GDP growth, but we don't know how much yet'; says will also make it 'bit harder' for Govt to make surplus in 2014/15
English says drought 'will peg back GDP growth, but we don't know how much yet'; says will also make it 'bit harder' for Govt to make surplus in 2014/15
12th Mar 13, 2:28pm