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19 Jul 17, 5:02am
NZ First's Winston Peters blames 'subservient puppetized NZ politicians' for the lack of a probe into the NZ banking system. Says Aussie banks are 'like a hole in the hull of the NZ economy'
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17 Jun 17, 8:18am
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff calls for the introduction of a building warranty or insurance scheme to avoid ratepayers forking out another $600m in a leaky homes saga; Govt to release paper on this soon
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29 May 17, 10:52am
The NZ Initiative's Bryce Wilkinson says Steven Joyce's Budget falls short of what's required, but is vastly better than many other election-year budgets from the last two decades
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25 May 17, 2:36pm
EY's Aaron Quintal says the government's plan to raise $250m over 4 years from changes to transfer pricing and interest deductibility suggests optimistic forecasts or an over-reach of the reforms
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25 May 17, 2:21pm
Terry Baucher says nearly everyone gets something in Steven Joyce's election year Budget, but he's surprised the threshold for the top tax rate of 33% remains unchanged at $70,000
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20 Apr 17, 1:38pm
Latest figures show Government spent $550 mln of taxpayers' money in past three months to put roofs over the heads of Kiwis - but the waiting list for houses is still getting bigger; Labour slams 'expensive band aid' emergency grants
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27 Mar 17, 12:04pm
Martien Lubberink delves under the hood as he strives to get to the bottom of Kiwibank's capital stoush with the Reserve Bank
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17 Mar 17, 9:18am
Brian Fallow probes National, Labour & NZ First's stances on superannuation and argues they are too relaxed about the snowballing costs
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14 Mar 17, 5:09pm
Govt open to using $1bn Housing Infrastructure Fund differently to get around council debt concerns, not keen on sharing GST
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23 Jan 17, 2:01pm
ACT Leader David Seymour says urban planning laws must change for housing affordability to be improved, advocates sharing central government revenue with councils
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17 Nov 16, 12:16pm
Revenue Minister Michael Woodhouse pledges crackdown on foreign-owned companies using debt to move 'excessive profits' out of New Zealand
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8 Oct 16, 8:28am
Auckland's City Rail Link - a very expensive punt, or the city's key economic enabler? Gareth Vaughan wades through the Business Case
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29 Sep 16, 1:36pm
NZ Bankers' Association wants Govt, not banks, to cough up more money to help fund the FMA
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24 Sep 16, 6:02am
Julie Anne Genter says it's time for some good old fashioned auditing and policing of high net worth individuals' tax behaviour
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14 Sep 16, 1:24pm
Government pledges taxpayers' money to fund half the cost of Auckland's estimated $2.8b to $3.4b City Rail Link
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28 Jul 16, 11:22am
Financial Markets Authority highlights need for funding boost to enable it to probe conduct in the banking and insurance sectors
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26 Jul 16, 4:12pm
Government throws another $250m at Southern Response without calling anyone to account for what's likely to be NZ's largest bailout, costing taxpayers much more than expected
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23 Jun 16, 11:02am
EY's Tori Sullivan argues introducing the modern equivalents of a town crier and the stocks so the public can throw rotten fruit at some corporate taxpayers isn't the way to improve our tax system
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6 Apr 16, 4:01pm
David Hargreaves says the Government has made the best of a bad job
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6 Apr 16, 10:44am
NZ Super Fund and ACC proposed as new minority shareholders in Kiwibank
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