Election 2017

14 Nov 17, 10:19am
UnitedFuture, pointing out it was the party with the longest continuous role in New Zealand government for 100 years, says it's disbanding
13 Nov 17, 11:20am
Roger J Kerr is surprised how relatively few New Zealand corporate borrowers have taken advantage of conducive conditions for bond issues
6 Nov 17, 10:19am
Roger J Kerr weighs the economic and inflation factors facing the Reserve Bank
30 Oct 17, 11:08am
Roger J Kerr says the interest rate outlook has become cloudier
27 Oct 17, 11:51am
Peter Dunne suggests our new government ought to study the lessons of the Third Labour Government to avoid its fate and becoming just another 'what if' footnote in history
27 Oct 17, 8:20am
Labour confirms demand-side housing policies are all go, despite no mention in coalition agreement with NZ First; Super Fund set to keep being taxed, even though Peters raised a fuss over election period
26 Oct 17, 2:29pm
Labour's non-resident foreigner house buying ban already being worked on, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says; Mini-Budget with parts of Labour's 100-day plan might be on its way
25 Oct 17, 12:54pm
Ardern announces Cabinet positions: Robertson gets Finance, Twyford housing, urban development and transport; Jones, Shaw and Parker get Assoc. Finance
24 Oct 17, 4:39pm
Greens outline confidence and supply agreement with new Government, which includes 20 'policy goals' across Green priority areas; one goal is a Rent to Own housing scheme
24 Oct 17, 3:19pm
The coalition deal: Regional Development gets the expected big push, with creation of a $1 bln per annum Regional Development (Provincial Growth) Fund; minimum wage to rise to $20 per hour by 2021; Kiwibank to get a boost
24 Oct 17, 9:56am
Roger J Kerr says the financial markets are looking for reassurance from the new Government
24 Oct 17, 9:35am
Roger J Kerr sees higher inflation and earlier interest rate rises than those currently forecast
21 Oct 17, 10:16am
Cooling housing market could continue as Labour seeks to ramp up KiwiBuild, reduce demand pressure, Ardern says; Maintains goal is for existing values not to drop, though
20 Oct 17, 5:15pm
Labour-led govt will bring in Zero Carbon Act, Climate Commission and have an all-sectors, all gasses pricing scheme; Ardern says Peters agrees on outcome, advocated strongly for the regions, which will show through in policies
20 Oct 17, 3:23pm
The NZ Property Council's Matt Paterson on what the incoming government may mean for the property sector
20 Oct 17, 3:02pm
Harbour Asset Management's Christian Hawkesby sees some scope for policy to be more adventurous over time under the new government
20 Oct 17, 2:03pm
Greens tout policy areas including on climate change, welfare, cannabis reform, drug and alcohol addiction and mental health
20 Oct 17, 12:12am
National will regroup and be strong Opposition, English and Bennett say; English says decision on his position to be made over the next few weeks, congratulates Ardern and wishes the new government well
19 Oct 17, 9:06pm
We record the benchmarks Peters set for his decision to choose the Labour/Greens option 
19 Oct 17, 7:04pm
Peters says NZ First will go into coalition with the Labour Party to turn around New Zealand capitalism in the face of economic slump which is already here: Arden says 'it's an exciting day'


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