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Speaking on the Of Interest Podcast, Labour finance spokesperson Barbara Edmonds says she would have supported further spending cuts to protect lunches in schools and public transport subsidies
13th Apr 24, 9:57am
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Speaking on the Of Interest Podcast, Labour finance spokesperson Barbara Edmonds says she would have supported further spending cuts to protect lunches in schools and public transport subsidies
Eggs and kūmara prices have soared since 2017, easily outstripping avocado price increases, making them the 2024 equivalent of smashed avo on toast for millennials
20th Feb 24, 3:15pm
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Eggs and kūmara prices have soared since 2017, easily outstripping avocado price increases, making them the 2024 equivalent of smashed avo on toast for millennials
Axing the Auckland fuel tax reveals the lack of a real transport plan for NZ’s biggest city, Timothy Welch says
15th Feb 24, 10:08am
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Axing the Auckland fuel tax reveals the lack of a real transport plan for NZ’s biggest city, Timothy Welch says
New Statistics Minister Andrew Bayly 'engaging with officials' as Statistics NZ runs behind on CPI review during cost of living crisis due to cost pressures
10th Feb 24, 9:10am
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New Statistics Minister Andrew Bayly 'engaging with officials' as Statistics NZ runs behind on CPI review during cost of living crisis due to cost pressures
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Auckland's 11.5 cent fuel tax will be replaced with toll roads, congestion charging, and targeted property taxes
8th Feb 24, 12:56pm
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Auckland's 11.5 cent fuel tax will be replaced with toll roads, congestion charging, and targeted property taxes
Statistics New Zealand figures show household net worth increased by $5.3 billion in the September 2023 quarter, while savings rates remained steady
25th Jan 24, 11:35am
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Statistics New Zealand figures show household net worth increased by $5.3 billion in the September 2023 quarter, while savings rates remained steady
ASB economists estimate that average household living costs will have increased by about $115 a week in 2023 - and with a further $70 hike to come next year, but income rises will probably beat that
7th Dec 23, 10:30am
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ASB economists estimate that average household living costs will have increased by about $115 a week in 2023 - and with a further $70 hike to come next year, but income rises will probably beat that
Statistics New Zealand figures show household net worth fell by a further $33.5 billion in the June quarter, with over half of this due to falls in property values - but our rate of savings increased
16th Oct 23, 11:58am
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Statistics New Zealand figures show household net worth fell by a further $33.5 billion in the June quarter, with over half of this due to falls in property values - but our rate of savings increased
Are the major political parties offering anything to get young people excited in the election campaign?
13th Oct 23, 9:12am
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Are the major political parties offering anything to get young people excited in the election campaign?
New research shows Millennials and Generation Z are faring worse in the cost of living crisis than older people
28th Sep 23, 2:14pm
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New research shows Millennials and Generation Z are faring worse in the cost of living crisis than older people
New Zealand banks need to do right by their customers, and it starts with dropping mortgage rates, David Cunningham argues
7th Sep 23, 8:00am
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New Zealand banks need to do right by their customers, and it starts with dropping mortgage rates, David Cunningham argues
The National Party would cut income tax for average earners and property investors, partly funded by taxes on carbon and foreign home buyers
30th Aug 23, 1:20pm
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The National Party would cut income tax for average earners and property investors, partly funded by taxes on carbon and foreign home buyers
Consumer NZ says being unable to save is now the reality for many New Zealanders
24th Aug 23, 11:23am
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Consumer NZ says being unable to save is now the reality for many New Zealanders
Motu researchers release a guide aimed at assisting communities facing large, disruptive changes
18th Aug 23, 9:24am
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Motu researchers release a guide aimed at assisting communities facing large, disruptive changes
Finance Minister says GST exemption makes sense as part of 'suite' of cost of living tweaks
16th Aug 23, 6:02pm
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Finance Minister says GST exemption makes sense as part of 'suite' of cost of living tweaks
New research shows a majority of New Zealand families struggling financially
15th Aug 23, 7:09pm
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New research shows a majority of New Zealand families struggling financially
High wages and sky-high living costs are pulling New Zealanders off the sidelines and into the workforce at record rates
6th Aug 23, 6:30am
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High wages and sky-high living costs are pulling New Zealanders off the sidelines and into the workforce at record rates
Westpac economists say the average mortgage rate households are paying will rise by more over the coming year than it has so far
10th Jul 23, 12:11pm
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Westpac economists say the average mortgage rate households are paying will rise by more over the coming year than it has so far
Cutting GST on fresh produce won’t help those most in need, a targeted approach works better, Ranjana Gupta says
16th Jun 23, 12:33pm
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Cutting GST on fresh produce won’t help those most in need, a targeted approach works better, Ranjana Gupta says
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NZ won't follow France, UK in introducing grocery price caps: Commerce Minister Duncan Webb
31st May 23, 9:25am
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NZ won't follow France, UK in introducing grocery price caps: Commerce Minister Duncan Webb
The Treasury has released its budget economic forecasts. Economist Brian Easton asks: What do the forecasts say about the economy over the next four months?
29th May 23, 11:57am
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The Treasury has released its budget economic forecasts. Economist Brian Easton asks: What do the forecasts say about the economy over the next four months?
Economist Brian Easton takes a government-eye view of the 'cost of living crisis'
22nd May 23, 9:21am
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Economist Brian Easton takes a government-eye view of the 'cost of living crisis'
New research by the Financial Services Council shows many people have little ready cash if things go wrong
3rd May 23, 10:26am
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New research by the Financial Services Council shows many people have little ready cash if things go wrong
The May Budget will not include any new taxes and will be focused on fiscal restraint, Prime Minister Chris Hipkins says
27th Apr 23, 1:18pm
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The May Budget will not include any new taxes and will be focused on fiscal restraint, Prime Minister Chris Hipkins says
Climate Change Commission’s ETS advice could increase households' costs by between $85 and $877 in 2026
15th Apr 23, 9:10am
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Climate Change Commission’s ETS advice could increase households' costs by between $85 and $877 in 2026