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David Hargreaves cunningly avoids making any predictions as he outlines some of the economic-related issues he's looking out for in the year ahead
15th Jan 20, 11:10am
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David Hargreaves cunningly avoids making any predictions as he outlines some of the economic-related issues he's looking out for in the year ahead
Government and National support Bill enabling government-approved infrastructure projects to be paid for using levies imposed on landowners - even those who didn't know they'd be levied when they bought their property
18th Dec 19, 4:14pm
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Government and National support Bill enabling government-approved infrastructure projects to be paid for using levies imposed on landowners - even those who didn't know they'd be levied when they bought their property
David Hargreaves tries to overcome his astonishment at the speed with which 2019 has disappeared and outlines some of the key economic developments as he has seen it over the past 12 months
17th Dec 19, 8:11am
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David Hargreaves tries to overcome his astonishment at the speed with which 2019 has disappeared and outlines some of the key economic developments as he has seen it over the past 12 months
National proposes introducing congestion charges and charging all motorists based on how much they travel; It reaffirms its commitment to scrapping Auckland's fuel tax and not hiking the petrol excise duty in its first term
16th Dec 19, 6:20pm
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National proposes introducing congestion charges and charging all motorists based on how much they travel; It reaffirms its commitment to scrapping Auckland's fuel tax and not hiking the petrol excise duty in its first term
Reality bites the Government, as Ministry of Transport says it hasn't even started looking at Auckland light rail plans yet, and Cabinet seeks to fill gaping holes in working group report on moving the Ports of Auckland
15th Dec 19, 6:02am
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Reality bites the Government, as Ministry of Transport says it hasn't even started looking at Auckland light rail plans yet, and Cabinet seeks to fill gaping holes in working group report on moving the Ports of Auckland
NZTA only consulted 3 months ago on the Govt's new infrastructure spend; Planned roading projects among those it wants funded; National says Govt is 'scrambling'
12th Dec 19, 6:00pm
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NZTA only consulted 3 months ago on the Govt's new infrastructure spend; Planned roading projects among those it wants funded; National says Govt is 'scrambling'
David Hargreaves assesses the country's missed infrastructure opportunity while conceding that the Coalition has set itself up well for the election campaign next year
12th Dec 19, 2:42pm
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David Hargreaves assesses the country's missed infrastructure opportunity while conceding that the Coalition has set itself up well for the election campaign next year
S&P comfortable with Govt upping debt as economic growth eases; Economists see less need for OCR cuts; Construction sector wants detail on infrastructure spend so it can gear up; National unhappy with deficit forecast for 2020
11th Dec 19, 5:09pm
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S&P comfortable with Govt upping debt as economic growth eases; Economists see less need for OCR cuts; Construction sector wants detail on infrastructure spend so it can gear up; National unhappy with deficit forecast for 2020
Grant Robertson announces extra $6.8 billion to be allocated towards transport infrastructure; New capital spending won't get out the door until 2021; Treasury forecasts lower tax revenue and weaker economic growth
11th Dec 19, 1:00pm
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Grant Robertson announces extra $6.8 billion to be allocated towards transport infrastructure; New capital spending won't get out the door until 2021; Treasury forecasts lower tax revenue and weaker economic growth
Jacinda Ardern says Cabinet has agreed it's unsustainable for the Ports of Auckland to be the country's 'key import port'; Report due Thursday expected to recommend a shift to Northland
9th Dec 19, 6:42pm
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Jacinda Ardern says Cabinet has agreed it's unsustainable for the Ports of Auckland to be the country's 'key import port'; Report due Thursday expected to recommend a shift to Northland
ANZ economists say a 'realistic guess' is that the Government will lift its net debt to about 23% of GDP, from the current 20%, by the year 2022
5th Dec 19, 2:43pm
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ANZ economists say a 'realistic guess' is that the Government will lift its net debt to about 23% of GDP, from the current 20%, by the year 2022
Government gives itself more spending wriggle room sooner than expected, having met goal of reducing net debt to 20% of GDP
3rd Dec 19, 7:01pm
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Government gives itself more spending wriggle room sooner than expected, having met goal of reducing net debt to 20% of GDP
Government plans to bring forward infrastructure spend unlikely to see funding allocated to major roading projects unless new project commitments are made
3rd Dec 19, 6:30am
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Government plans to bring forward infrastructure spend unlikely to see funding allocated to major roading projects unless new project commitments are made
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of the Government's signalled plans to have a spend-up on infrastructure
2nd Dec 19, 10:23am
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David Hargreaves tries to make sense of the Government's signalled plans to have a spend-up on infrastructure
Crown company borrows money for infrastructure from Crown entity at rate of 5.37% for the sake of keeping debt off government books, when the Government could've issued bonds at 3%
30th Nov 19, 10:28am
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Crown company borrows money for infrastructure from Crown entity at rate of 5.37% for the sake of keeping debt off government books, when the Government could've issued bonds at 3%
'You don't have to keep shouting... I imagine it's been heard' - RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr on his calls for the Government to spend more to stimulate the economy
14th Nov 19, 7:36am
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'You don't have to keep shouting... I imagine it's been heard' - RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr on his calls for the Government to spend more to stimulate the economy
'You don't have to keep shouting... I imagine it's been heard' - RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr on his calls for the Government to spend more to stimulate the economy
14th Nov 19, 7:36am
'You don't have to keep shouting... I imagine it's been heard' - RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr on his calls for the Government to spend more to stimulate the economy
Phil Twyford hopes new legislation will make it easier for the cost of infrastructure in new suburbs to be covered by homeowners; an arrangement Crown Infrastructure Partners says is proving difficult to pull off beyond an Auckland development
9th Nov 19, 10:22am
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Phil Twyford hopes new legislation will make it easier for the cost of infrastructure in new suburbs to be covered by homeowners; an arrangement Crown Infrastructure Partners says is proving difficult to pull off beyond an Auckland development
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff will have his work cut out as his second term kicks off with plenty on the agenda
1st Nov 19, 10:14am
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Auckland Mayor Phil Goff will have his work cut out as his second term kicks off with plenty on the agenda
The Commerce Commission announces its latest draft determination on the $50 million annual telco levy
24th Oct 19, 10:34am
The Commerce Commission announces its latest draft determination on the $50 million annual telco levy
Demand for infrastructure on both sides of the Tasman could drive up the real cost of Auckland's light rail project
23rd Oct 19, 3:49pm
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Demand for infrastructure on both sides of the Tasman could drive up the real cost of Auckland's light rail project
The NZ Super Fund aligned NZ Infra hits back at critics and says it's on track to deliver its bid for an Auckland light rail network to the Government before Christmas
23rd Oct 19, 5:00am
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The NZ Super Fund aligned NZ Infra hits back at critics and says it's on track to deliver its bid for an Auckland light rail network to the Government before Christmas
First it was KiwiBuild, now it's Auckland's light rail that's looking increasingly shambolic; What's going on and how thin is that ice Transport Minister Phil Twyford is skating on?
22nd Oct 19, 4:49pm
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First it was KiwiBuild, now it's Auckland's light rail that's looking increasingly shambolic; What's going on and how thin is that ice Transport Minister Phil Twyford is skating on?
A wrap of the not so politically sexy work underway to increase the supply of houses... eventually
12th Oct 19, 11:26am
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A wrap of the not so politically sexy work underway to increase the supply of houses... eventually
The NZTA's business case for a new Auckland harbour crossing now one step closer
9th Oct 19, 4:30pm
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The NZTA's business case for a new Auckland harbour crossing now one step closer