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Budget 2022

Finance Minister is 'confident about the resilience' of the New Zealand economy, but warns supply chain issues could persist into next year
8th Jun 22, 1:40pm
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Finance Minister is 'confident about the resilience' of the New Zealand economy, but warns supply chain issues could persist into next year
Details of all the budget cost items that fall under the Treasury's 'Revenue' and 'Finance' categories in the 2022 Budget
1st Jun 22, 10:23am
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Details of all the budget cost items that fall under the Treasury's 'Revenue' and 'Finance' categories in the 2022 Budget
Budget 2022: Economist Brian Easton asks, what does Treasury think is happening to the economy whose evolution underpins the budget policies?
30th May 22, 8:48am
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Budget 2022: Economist Brian Easton asks, what does Treasury think is happening to the economy whose evolution underpins the budget policies?
Anthony Healy, the ex-BNZ CEO who heads up Australia's Business Growth Fund, sees plenty of upside potential for NZ banks getting on board an equivalent NZ fund
26th May 22, 5:00am
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Anthony Healy, the ex-BNZ CEO who heads up Australia's Business Growth Fund, sees plenty of upside potential for NZ banks getting on board an equivalent NZ fund
Banks should be looking at providing four-fifths of the funding for the SME Business Growth Fund proposed in the Budget, says a leading SME advocate
24th May 22, 4:06pm
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Banks should be looking at providing four-fifths of the funding for the SME Business Growth Fund proposed in the Budget, says a leading SME advocate
Guy Trafford finds Budget 2022 has more in it for the rural sector than he expected, somewhat surprised farmers were included in a "something for everyone"-style Budget. Like everyone, he awaits the details
20th May 22, 9:13am
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Guy Trafford finds Budget 2022 has more in it for the rural sector than he expected, somewhat surprised farmers were included in a "something for everyone"-style Budget. Like everyone, he awaits the details
Budget unveils proposal for Business Growth Fund to support SMEs with the assistance of bank investment
20th May 22, 7:50am
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Budget unveils proposal for Business Growth Fund to support SMEs with the assistance of bank investment
Budget allows for an extra 7000 First Home Grants and 2000 extra First Home Loans every year
19th May 22, 3:30pm
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Budget allows for an extra 7000 First Home Grants and 2000 extra First Home Loans every year
Government responds to ‘squeezed middle’ critics with one-off $350 cost-of-living payments over winter for those not already getting winter energy payment and earning less than $70,000 per year
19th May 22, 2:52pm
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Government responds to ‘squeezed middle’ critics with one-off $350 cost-of-living payments over winter for those not already getting winter energy payment and earning less than $70,000 per year
Te wiki o te tāke Budget Special – no big tax surprise but Inland Revenue gets some extra funding
19th May 22, 2:22pm
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Te wiki o te tāke Budget Special – no big tax surprise but Inland Revenue gets some extra funding
Economist Brian Easton says while the new fiscal rules may not be contentious, what they mean for macroeconomic management is not explained
16th May 22, 8:44am
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Economist Brian Easton says while the new fiscal rules may not be contentious, what they mean for macroeconomic management is not explained
Why the budget should treat public health like transport – vital infrastructure with long-term economic benefits
13th May 22, 1:21pm
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Why the budget should treat public health like transport – vital infrastructure with long-term economic benefits
Finance Minister believes NZ is in a strong position to weather the current global storms
12th May 22, 9:23am
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Finance Minister believes NZ is in a strong position to weather the current global storms
Even if next week’s budget avoids the issue, it’s time New Zealand seriously considered a wealth tax, Lisa Marriott argues
11th May 22, 10:27am
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Even if next week’s budget avoids the issue, it’s time New Zealand seriously considered a wealth tax, Lisa Marriott argues
Let’s loosen the public purse strings so we can spend more on Jobs for Nature and seriously commit to our carbon goals, says Michael Worth
10th May 22, 2:27pm
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Let’s loosen the public purse strings so we can spend more on Jobs for Nature and seriously commit to our carbon goals, says Michael Worth
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James Shaw details first three emissions budgets in zero carbon push, says Emissions Reduction Plan to be released May 16
9th May 22, 12:01pm
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James Shaw details first three emissions budgets in zero carbon push, says Emissions Reduction Plan to be released May 16
Treasury's debt office can issue government bonds in excess of new government debt ceiling
4th May 22, 7:50am
Treasury's debt office can issue government bonds in excess of new government debt ceiling
Finance Minister announces new debt ceiling and surplus targets, new headline debt measure, and a later return to surplus than earlier targeted
3rd May 22, 8:10am
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Finance Minister announces new debt ceiling and surplus targets, new headline debt measure, and a later return to surplus than earlier targeted
CTU economist questions how government spending is supposedly lifting prices when countries that have spent less than NZ are also experiencing high inflation
20th Apr 22, 12:47pm
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CTU economist questions how government spending is supposedly lifting prices when countries that have spent less than NZ are also experiencing high inflation
National struggles to identify meaningful spending cuts to reduce inflation, while Labour refuses to admit the part its policies have played in lifting prices
18th Feb 22, 9:22am
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National struggles to identify meaningful spending cuts to reduce inflation, while Labour refuses to admit the part its policies have played in lifting prices
Brian Easton says you are entitled to wonder how we can pursue 'trust' in government and 'cohesion' in society without considering inequality. He is looking to the Budget Policy Statement for some progress, particularly on child poverty
7th Feb 22, 9:16am
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Brian Easton says you are entitled to wonder how we can pursue 'trust' in government and 'cohesion' in society without considering inequality. He is looking to the Budget Policy Statement for some progress, particularly on child poverty