Government

5th Jul 18, 4:27pm
The Government's willingly put itself under enormous pressure by inviting registrations for KiwiBuild houses - and getting loads of responses - at such an early stage
The Government's willingly put itself under enormous pressure by inviting registrations for KiwiBuild houses - and getting loads of responses - at such an early stage
5th Jul 18, 4:27pm
3rd Jul 18, 12:03pm
David Hargreaves crunches the building consents numbers - particularly for Auckland - and wonders whether this is as good as it gets or whether activity can go to a higher level still
David Hargreaves crunches the building consents numbers - particularly for Auckland - and wonders whether this is as good as it gets or whether activity can go to a higher level still
3rd Jul 18, 12:03pm
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28th Jun 18, 4:55pm
Reserve Bank announces major change to timing of monetary policy announcements ahead of move to committee decision-making structure
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Reserve Bank announces major change to timing of monetary policy announcements ahead of move to committee decision-making structure
28th Jun 18, 4:55pm
28th Jun 18, 10:00am
Peter Dunne says the Government should adopt the Land and Water Forum's recommendation of a new national approach to water management and get on with it
Peter Dunne says the Government should adopt the Land and Water Forum's recommendation of a new national approach to water management and get on with it
28th Jun 18, 10:00am
25th Jun 18, 4:31pm
David Hargreaves argues that the Government's difficulty getting traction with Kiwibuild points to a need for industry-wide overhaul of house building
David Hargreaves argues that the Government's difficulty getting traction with Kiwibuild points to a need for industry-wide overhaul of house building
25th Jun 18, 4:31pm
25th Jun 18, 1:45pm
Grant Robertson says Fonterra needs to be focusing more on the value-add side of its business
Grant Robertson says Fonterra needs to be focusing more on the value-add side of its business
25th Jun 18, 1:45pm
21st Jun 18, 8:19am
David Hargreaves says Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee appears to have done a good job 'fixing' Labour's foreign buyer ban but reckons we don't need a repeat of such hastily drawn up legislation
David Hargreaves says Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee appears to have done a good job 'fixing' Labour's foreign buyer ban but reckons we don't need a repeat of such hastily drawn up legislation
21st Jun 18, 8:19am
20th Jun 18, 1:20pm
Latest QV Costbuilder report shows average cost of building a home in the main centres rose 3.4% in the year to April; Christchurch followed by Auckland are the most expensive places to build
Latest QV Costbuilder report shows average cost of building a home in the main centres rose 3.4% in the year to April; Christchurch followed by Auckland are the most expensive places to build
20th Jun 18, 1:20pm
18th Jun 18, 3:12pm
ANZ economists say the Government's forthcoming ban on foreign buyers of New Zealand houses is not expected to have much impact on either house price inflation or housing affordability
ANZ economists say the Government's forthcoming ban on foreign buyers of New Zealand houses is not expected to have much impact on either house price inflation or housing affordability
18th Jun 18, 3:12pm
18th Jun 18, 1:07pm
David Hargreaves argues that the Government needs to commit 'all in' to the Kiwibuild programme to ensure our chronic housing shortage is resolved
David Hargreaves argues that the Government needs to commit 'all in' to the Kiwibuild programme to ensure our chronic housing shortage is resolved
18th Jun 18, 1:07pm
14th Jun 18, 10:48am
Peter Dunne looks back at the collapse of the Coalition Government in 1998 and sees warning signs in the current Government
Peter Dunne looks back at the collapse of the Coalition Government in 1998 and sees warning signs in the current Government
14th Jun 18, 10:48am
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13th Jun 18, 12:24pm
Housing Minister coy on actual numbers of houses to result from the Kiwibuild 'Buying off the Plans' tender
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Housing Minister coy on actual numbers of houses to result from the Kiwibuild 'Buying off the Plans' tender
13th Jun 18, 12:24pm
11th Jun 18, 3:45pm
David Hargreaves says the country is in urgent need of a clear approach to its migration policy
David Hargreaves says the country is in urgent need of a clear approach to its migration policy
11th Jun 18, 3:45pm
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11th Jun 18, 12:11pm
PM says disagreements between partners is normal for a coalition government, but suggests Andrew Little did announce a planned repeal of the 3 strikes policy too soon
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PM says disagreements between partners is normal for a coalition government, but suggests Andrew Little did announce a planned repeal of the 3 strikes policy too soon
11th Jun 18, 12:11pm
7th Jun 18, 10:09am
Dairy Report: Perceptions of who-pays-what for m.bovis culling needs balance. But new dairy season payout estimates underline the sector's sustainable strength
Dairy Report: Perceptions of who-pays-what for m.bovis culling needs balance. But new dairy season payout estimates underline the sector's sustainable strength
7th Jun 18, 10:09am
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5th Jun 18, 12:51pm
The new policy as proposed by the Government would triple the amount of no-strings work time degree-level students would enjoy in NZ
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The new policy as proposed by the Government would triple the amount of no-strings work time degree-level students would enjoy in NZ
5th Jun 18, 12:51pm
30th May 18, 2:42pm
David Hargreaves sees little chance that the Reserve Bank's loan to value ratio restrictions will now ever be removed
David Hargreaves sees little chance that the Reserve Bank's loan to value ratio restrictions will now ever be removed
30th May 18, 2:42pm
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30th May 18, 9:15am
Reserve Bank says financial risks have lessened but will not be loosening LVR restrictions at this stage; will wait till November 'at least' before any loosening
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Reserve Bank says financial risks have lessened but will not be loosening LVR restrictions at this stage; will wait till November 'at least' before any loosening
30th May 18, 9:15am
28th May 18, 3:13pm
Salvation Army questions ability of government departments to handle the flagship house building plan; seeks establishment of group to deliver houses 'quickly and at affordable cost'
Salvation Army questions ability of government departments to handle the flagship house building plan; seeks establishment of group to deliver houses 'quickly and at affordable cost'
28th May 18, 3:13pm
28th May 18, 1:49pm
Economists doubt the Reserve Bank will want to further roll back mortgage lending restrictions this week and will prefer to wait longer to see how the housing market develops this year
Economists doubt the Reserve Bank will want to further roll back mortgage lending restrictions this week and will prefer to wait longer to see how the housing market develops this year
28th May 18, 1:49pm

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