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Economist Brian Easton reviews the policy issues that Labour is facing and the ministers undertaking them
20th Sep 21, 8:51am
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Economist Brian Easton reviews the policy issues that Labour is facing and the ministers undertaking them
Economist Brian Easton says former Minister for Treaty Negotiations Chris Finlayson is having a significant impact on Maori development
13th Sep 21, 8:52am
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Economist Brian Easton says former Minister for Treaty Negotiations Chris Finlayson is having a significant impact on Maori development
David Hargreaves doesn't see anything to be too fearful of in the moves by Finance Minister Grant Robertson to get more hands-on with the Reserve Bank's lending restrictions
29th Apr 21, 8:08am
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David Hargreaves doesn't see anything to be too fearful of in the moves by Finance Minister Grant Robertson to get more hands-on with the Reserve Bank's lending restrictions
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says new rules will include what policyholders must disclose to insurers, making changes to allow people to more easily understand their policy, and addressing unfair contract terms
4th Dec 19, 10:14am
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Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says new rules will include what policyholders must disclose to insurers, making changes to allow people to more easily understand their policy, and addressing unfair contract terms
Property information and analytics company CoreLogic believes the new tax treatment for investment properties will not have much impact on the number of rental properties available
22nd May 19, 10:45am
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Property information and analytics company CoreLogic believes the new tax treatment for investment properties will not have much impact on the number of rental properties available
National Finance Spokesperson Amy Adams says the Government's planned reforms could undermine the Reserve Bank and turn it into a political tool
18th Oct 18, 4:14pm
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National Finance Spokesperson Amy Adams says the Government's planned reforms could undermine the Reserve Bank and turn it into a political tool
Top Chinese property website says if anyone has been driving up house prices, 'it’s your rich dad and uncle, not rich Chinese'
15th Aug 18, 6:58pm
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Top Chinese property website says if anyone has been driving up house prices, 'it’s your rich dad and uncle, not rich Chinese'
The controversial Overseas Investment Amendment Bill has passed its third reading with 65 votes for and 57 against and will become law in a matter of weeks
15th Aug 18, 6:25pm
by Jason Walls
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The controversial Overseas Investment Amendment Bill has passed its third reading with 65 votes for and 57 against and will become law in a matter of weeks
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
by Jason Walls
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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
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi seeks feedback on insurance law revamp that aims to regulate insurers' conduct and better protect consumers who risk having their claims declined due to non-disclosure
22nd May 18, 11:39am
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Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi seeks feedback on insurance law revamp that aims to regulate insurers' conduct and better protect consumers who risk having their claims declined due to non-disclosure
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says California had a 22-year start on us in terms of using medical marijuana and it's time for cannabis reform here too
16th May 18, 8:37am
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NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says California had a 22-year start on us in terms of using medical marijuana and it's time for cannabis reform here too
Government commits to reviewing archaic laws criticised for putting consumers on the back foot when dealing with insurers
6th Mar 18, 11:47am
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Government commits to reviewing archaic laws criticised for putting consumers on the back foot when dealing with insurers
The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says Parliament deserves better advice about the policies it is being asked to consider
5th Mar 18, 10:30am
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The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says Parliament deserves better advice about the policies it is being asked to consider
State Services Minister Chris Hipkins aims to give the remuneration system "more teeth"; says the public expects accountability and transparency
12th Feb 18, 4:34pm
by Jason Walls
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State Services Minister Chris Hipkins aims to give the remuneration system "more teeth"; says the public expects accountability and transparency
Auckland Council expresses 'significant concerns' about aspects of the Government's proposed Urban Development Authorities, including the composition and powers of them and the nature of new development that could arise
4th May 17, 12:04pm
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Auckland Council expresses 'significant concerns' about aspects of the Government's proposed Urban Development Authorities, including the composition and powers of them and the nature of new development that could arise
The Bankers Association has strongly disagreed with MBIE's proposed fix for a contentious rule that leaves banks open to substantial repayments to borrowers in certain circumstances
15th Dec 16, 3:58pm
The Bankers Association has strongly disagreed with MBIE's proposed fix for a contentious rule that leaves banks open to substantial repayments to borrowers in certain circumstances
The Government's responding to banking industry lobbying and is mulling changes to recently enacted credit contracts rules
3rd Nov 16, 4:04pm
The Government's responding to banking industry lobbying and is mulling changes to recently enacted credit contracts rules
RBNZ to review the way it regulates insurers following a raft of changes within the industry since the RBNZ started overseeing it in 2010
12th Apr 16, 3:29pm
RBNZ to review the way it regulates insurers following a raft of changes within the industry since the RBNZ started overseeing it in 2010
Opinion: The Government's pushing through extensive changes to consumer credit law
27th Sep 13, 3:39pm
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Opinion: The Government's pushing through extensive changes to consumer credit law
Today is the day that new laws governing the conduct of real estate salespeople take effect
8th Apr 13, 1:48pm
Today is the day that new laws governing the conduct of real estate salespeople take effect