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Electricity Prices

Electricity market changes include big power companies having to sell electricity at 'affordable' rates into wholesale market and extending discount pricing rates to all power customers; 'backstop legislation' will allow Govt to regulate when necessary
3rd Oct 19, 12:00pm
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Electricity market changes include big power companies having to sell electricity at 'affordable' rates into wholesale market and extending discount pricing rates to all power customers; 'backstop legislation' will allow Govt to regulate when necessary
The country's lakes have been topped up and the main gas field is back in action, but electricity prices have settled at an elevated level and aren't expected to fall. We look at what's going on
30th Aug 19, 9:51am
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The country's lakes have been topped up and the main gas field is back in action, but electricity prices have settled at an elevated level and aren't expected to fall. We look at what's going on
A government-appointed panel has suggested a wide range of options to help reduce power bills, including doing away with prompt payment discounts
20th Feb 19, 9:00am
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A government-appointed panel has suggested a wide range of options to help reduce power bills, including doing away with prompt payment discounts
Government review shows two-tier retail electricity market between households that shop around and those that don't
11th Sep 18, 5:32pm
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Government review shows two-tier retail electricity market between households that shop around and those that don't
Prime Minister John Key outlines plans for new teaching and education leadership roles costing $150m a year
23rd Jan 14, 12:25pm
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Prime Minister John Key outlines plans for new teaching and education leadership roles costing $150m a year
Bernard Hickey says the government is hoping households and voters won't notice the impact of some big decisions that favour Chorus and Meridian
11th Aug 13, 6:58am
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Bernard Hickey says the government is hoping households and voters won't notice the impact of some big decisions that favour Chorus and Meridian
Bernard Hickey wonders why the Labour-Greens housing policies haven't been subject to the same pushback as their power policy
5th May 13, 9:02am
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Bernard Hickey wonders why the Labour-Greens housing policies haven't been subject to the same pushback as their power policy
Bernard Hickey says the Government and power companies have 'crossed the red line' and this has triggered the regulatory backlash promised by Labour and the Greens
21st Apr 13, 8:48am
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Bernard Hickey says the Government and power companies have 'crossed the red line' and this has triggered the regulatory backlash promised by Labour and the Greens
National's Steven Joyce dismisses Labour-Greens power policy as 'bumper sticker politics at its most destructive'; Greens' Russel Norman pledges more competition and lower prices
19th Apr 13, 12:45pm
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National's Steven Joyce dismisses Labour-Greens power policy as 'bumper sticker politics at its most destructive'; Greens' Russel Norman pledges more competition and lower prices
Good supply, low demand reduces wholesale electricity prices, but consumers hit with increases. Your view?
29th Jun 11, 9:44am
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Good supply, low demand reduces wholesale electricity prices, but consumers hit with increases. Your view?
GST rise has had muted effect on inflation so far, but on-going effects would create challenge, RBNZ's Bollard says
12th Oct 10, 12:21pm
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GST rise has had muted effect on inflation so far, but on-going effects would create challenge, RBNZ's Bollard says
Why the Reserve Bank may ignore the earliest signs of inflation
1st Jun 10, 12:42pm
Why the Reserve Bank may ignore the earliest signs of inflation
Economic weather report: Electricity lines and power prices rising faster than inflation
7th Oct 09, 1:16pm
Economic weather report: Electricity lines and power prices rising faster than inflation
Chart watch: Electricity cost stable
8th Apr 09, 8:25am
Chart watch: Electricity cost stable
Video: Does a lower CPI make the OCR decision easier ?
20th Jan 09, 5:06pm
Video: Does a lower CPI make the OCR decision easier ?
Electricity prices remain high despite overflowing lakes, low wholesale prices
8th Jan 09, 4:10pm
Electricity prices remain high despite overflowing lakes, low wholesale prices
Have your say: RBNZ's Bollard reads riot act to banks, councils and power companies
10th Dec 08, 3:47pm
Have your say: RBNZ's Bollard reads riot act to banks, councils and power companies
Video: Producer price inflation explodes
19th Aug 08, 2:30pm
Video: Producer price inflation explodes