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Fiscal policy

Ministers refused to make contact or accept briefings from the Productivity Commission after it heard it would be disestablished through the media
28th Feb 24, 11:50am
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Ministers refused to make contact or accept briefings from the Productivity Commission after it heard it would be disestablished through the media
As US Modern Monetary Theory advocates make their case in Australia, Gareth Vaughan explains the world through their lens and how it might go down in New Zealand
24th Feb 24, 9:50am
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As US Modern Monetary Theory advocates make their case in Australia, Gareth Vaughan explains the world through their lens and how it might go down in New Zealand
Former Finance Minister Grant Robertson to leave Parliament and be replaced as Labour's Finance Spokesperson by Barbara Edmonds
20th Feb 24, 12:22pm
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Former Finance Minister Grant Robertson to leave Parliament and be replaced as Labour's Finance Spokesperson by Barbara Edmonds
Finance Minister Nicola Willis says higher interest rates and rising unemployment could mean the Government has less money to work with in the next budget
15th Feb 24, 10:52am
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Finance Minister Nicola Willis says higher interest rates and rising unemployment could mean the Government has less money to work with in the next budget
Treasury advised the new Finance Minister to stick to the fiscal rules and explore possible tax reforms
5th Feb 24, 12:31pm
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Treasury advised the new Finance Minister to stick to the fiscal rules and explore possible tax reforms
Crown accounts for November show revenue doing better than forecast in the half-year update
25th Jan 24, 12:13pm
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Crown accounts for November show revenue doing better than forecast in the half-year update
Finance Minister Nicola Willis wants Treasury to report fiscal risks more clearly
20th Dec 23, 6:15pm
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Finance Minister Nicola Willis wants Treasury to report fiscal risks more clearly
Free childcare, building depreciation, government cost cutting in sights as new government unveils cuts
20th Dec 23, 1:11pm
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Free childcare, building depreciation, government cost cutting in sights as new government unveils cuts
Global economic researcher Capital Economics warns against any move to put a time limit on the RBNZ achieving its inflation target
12th Dec 23, 8:39am
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Global economic researcher Capital Economics warns against any move to put a time limit on the RBNZ achieving its inflation target
National has promised its tax package will be fiscally neutral but hasn’t said how it will make up the missing foreign buyers tax revenue
8th Dec 23, 5:00am
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National has promised its tax package will be fiscally neutral but hasn’t said how it will make up the missing foreign buyers tax revenue
National’s new Finance Minister will consider reforms to the Public Finance Act after claiming to have discovered hidden costs in the Government’s books
4th Dec 23, 7:17pm
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National’s new Finance Minister will consider reforms to the Public Finance Act after claiming to have discovered hidden costs in the Government’s books
Nicola Willis warns of fiscal ‘snakes and snails’ – her first mini-budget will be a test of NZ’s no-surprises finance rules
4th Dec 23, 2:40pm
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Nicola Willis warns of fiscal ‘snakes and snails’ – her first mini-budget will be a test of NZ’s no-surprises finance rules
Christopher Luxon’s Coalition Government wants to prove it's serious about inflation
3rd Dec 23, 6:00am
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Christopher Luxon’s Coalition Government wants to prove it's serious about inflation
Could Barbara Edmonds be Labour’s future finance spokesperson?
30th Nov 23, 1:24pm
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Could Barbara Edmonds be Labour’s future finance spokesperson?
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr said the central bank had recommended making inflation the primary policy goal
29th Nov 23, 6:23pm
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RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr said the central bank had recommended making inflation the primary policy goal
Coalition agreement could result in deeper spending cuts, marginally higher interest rates, and more pine trees planted on farmland
24th Nov 23, 6:22pm
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Coalition agreement could result in deeper spending cuts, marginally higher interest rates, and more pine trees planted on farmland
A National-led government could push property prices higher and food prices lower, but clash with New Zealand’s climate goals and potentially exacerbate inequality
12th Oct 23, 4:11pm
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A National-led government could push property prices higher and food prices lower, but clash with New Zealand’s climate goals and potentially exacerbate inequality
New Zealand added $9 billion to its debt during the year as some tax revenue slowed
5th Oct 23, 1:02pm
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New Zealand added $9 billion to its debt during the year as some tax revenue slowed
Some economists think a National-led government would be more inflationary than Labour
4th Oct 23, 7:02pm
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Some economists think a National-led government would be more inflationary than Labour
Labour finance spokesperson Grant Robertson talks spreadsheets, debt, and the Reserve Bank's dual mandate on the Of Interest Podcast
3rd Oct 23, 12:00pm
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Labour finance spokesperson Grant Robertson talks spreadsheets, debt, and the Reserve Bank's dual mandate on the Of Interest Podcast
National's fiscal plan trims Labour's spending track by 0.1% of GDP and debt by 0.7%
29th Sep 23, 1:20pm
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National's fiscal plan trims Labour's spending track by 0.1% of GDP and debt by 0.7%
Labour says there is enough room on the balance sheet to respond to another economic shock if needed
27th Sep 23, 12:12pm
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Labour says there is enough room on the balance sheet to respond to another economic shock if needed
Three economists think National's foreign buyers tax could come up $500 million short each year
14th Sep 23, 10:31am
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Three economists think National's foreign buyers tax could come up $500 million short each year
National’s disciplined spending would 'get debt under control' while still investing in health, education, and infrastructure, Nicola Willis says
13th Sep 23, 5:13pm
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National’s disciplined spending would 'get debt under control' while still investing in health, education, and infrastructure, Nicola Willis says
Treasury’s pre-election update shows little room for new spending, as National finalises its fiscal plan
12th Sep 23, 7:19pm
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Treasury’s pre-election update shows little room for new spending, as National finalises its fiscal plan