Treasury

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17th Mar 20, 2:00pm
First phase of Govt's Covid-19 support package worth 4% of GDP; Includes wage subsidies, benefit increases and depreciation deductions for commercial and industrial buildings
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First phase of Govt's Covid-19 support package worth 4% of GDP; Includes wage subsidies, benefit increases and depreciation deductions for commercial and industrial buildings
17th Mar 20, 2:00pm
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16th Mar 20, 4:39pm
Government bans gatherings of more than 500 people; Treasury tells Ardern the impact of Covid-19 'could' be greater than the 2008 Global Financial Crisis
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Government bans gatherings of more than 500 people; Treasury tells Ardern the impact of Covid-19 'could' be greater than the 2008 Global Financial Crisis
16th Mar 20, 4:39pm
11th Mar 20, 7:48pm
The Beehive is better placed than the RBNZ to help those affected by coronavirus, says Assistant RBNZ Governor, whose main focus is ensuring banks remain strong
The Beehive is better placed than the RBNZ to help those affected by coronavirus, says Assistant RBNZ Governor, whose main focus is ensuring banks remain strong
11th Mar 20, 7:48pm
3rd Mar 20, 10:01pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson expects coronavirus to hit NZ harder than previously thought, but still prefers 'sector-specific, region-specific' government interventions to tax cuts and helicopter money
Finance Minister Grant Robertson expects coronavirus to hit NZ harder than previously thought, but still prefers 'sector-specific, region-specific' government interventions to tax cuts and helicopter money
3rd Mar 20, 10:01pm
28th Feb 20, 12:29pm
'Sometimes doing your best is not enough,' State Services Commissioner says on finding Treasury's systems were susceptible to security breaches at Budget 2018 as well as 2019
'Sometimes doing your best is not enough,' State Services Commissioner says on finding Treasury's systems were susceptible to security breaches at Budget 2018 as well as 2019
28th Feb 20, 12:29pm
26th Feb 20, 12:32pm
'Less certain and more expensive' - Treasury's take on a complex model to levy landowners to pay for infrastructure 
'Less certain and more expensive' - Treasury's take on a complex model to levy landowners to pay for infrastructure 
26th Feb 20, 12:32pm
18th Feb 20, 5:00am
Document obtained by interest.co.nz highlights the different wave lengths Treasury and the RBNZ are on as they design a deposit protection regime
Document obtained by interest.co.nz highlights the different wave lengths Treasury and the RBNZ are on as they design a deposit protection regime
18th Feb 20, 5:00am
12th Feb 20, 10:23am
Budget 2020 to be delivered on May 14; Government's priorities to include just transition to low-emissions economy, future of work, Maori and Pacific, child wellbeing and physical and mental wellbeing
Budget 2020 to be delivered on May 14; Government's priorities to include just transition to low-emissions economy, future of work, Maori and Pacific, child wellbeing and physical and mental wellbeing
12th Feb 20, 10:23am
9th Feb 20, 6:02am
Treasury says it's too early to put a figure on the possible impact of the coronavirus on the NZ economy; Expects the tourism and education sectors to be worst affected short-term
Treasury says it's too early to put a figure on the possible impact of the coronavirus on the NZ economy; Expects the tourism and education sectors to be worst affected short-term
9th Feb 20, 6:02am
1st Feb 20, 10:04am
National to support NZ First MP's member's bill that seeks to increase the NZ Super residency requirement from 10 to 20 years 
National to support NZ First MP's member's bill that seeks to increase the NZ Super residency requirement from 10 to 20 years 
1st Feb 20, 10:04am
29th Jan 20, 6:20am
Commission for Financial Capability stops lobbying the government to raise the age of entitlement for NZ Super, saying keeping the age at 65 won't be as costly as previously thought
Commission for Financial Capability stops lobbying the government to raise the age of entitlement for NZ Super, saying keeping the age at 65 won't be as costly as previously thought
29th Jan 20, 6:20am
22nd Jan 20, 5:00am
Gareth Vaughan looks at how and why the Government decided on a deposit insurance limit of $50k per individual per financial institution, which is well below international norms
Gareth Vaughan looks at how and why the Government decided on a deposit insurance limit of $50k per individual per financial institution, which is well below international norms
22nd Jan 20, 5:00am
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17th Jan 20, 12:09pm
Government gives Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities the green light to more than double its debt to $7 billion; Housing NZ to issue $2.5 billion of bonds this year
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Government gives Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities the green light to more than double its debt to $7 billion; Housing NZ to issue $2.5 billion of bonds this year
17th Jan 20, 12:09pm
20th Dec 19, 10:00am
RBNZ slams Treasury for ‘deep-seated confusion’ behind Treasury's view the RBNZ's bank capital proposals were too high, and it should've waited for a deposit protection regime to be developed before making a final decision
RBNZ slams Treasury for ‘deep-seated confusion’ behind Treasury's view the RBNZ's bank capital proposals were too high, and it should've waited for a deposit protection regime to be developed before making a final decision
20th Dec 19, 10:00am
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18th Dec 19, 10:27am
Finance Minister confirms govt's deposit insurance plans, reveals plans for new RBNZ governance, Aussie-style bank director & executive accountability, levies to help fund RBNZ, a single deposit takers regime & more
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Finance Minister confirms govt's deposit insurance plans, reveals plans for new RBNZ governance, Aussie-style bank director & executive accountability, levies to help fund RBNZ, a single deposit takers regime & more
18th Dec 19, 10:27am
18th Dec 19, 7:37am
Grant Robertson expected on Wednesday to make announcements on a bank deposit protection regime, rule changes related to the accountability of bank executives, and the RBNZ's governance  
Grant Robertson expected on Wednesday to make announcements on a bank deposit protection regime, rule changes related to the accountability of bank executives, and the RBNZ's governance  
18th Dec 19, 7:37am
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12th Dec 19, 2:00pm
Tax Working Group proposal for vacant land tax that was referred for further investigation by Finance Minister Grant Robertson has been given a firm thumbs-down
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Tax Working Group proposal for vacant land tax that was referred for further investigation by Finance Minister Grant Robertson has been given a firm thumbs-down
12th Dec 19, 2:00pm
12th Dec 19, 7:29am
Why Treasury only expects to issue an additional $8 billion of bonds to cover $15 billion of new capital expenditure, and how further issuance is expected when higher operational expenditure is 'inevitably' announced
Why Treasury only expects to issue an additional $8 billion of bonds to cover $15 billion of new capital expenditure, and how further issuance is expected when higher operational expenditure is 'inevitably' announced
12th Dec 19, 7:29am
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11th Dec 19, 5:09pm
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
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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
11th Dec 19, 5:09pm
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11th Dec 19, 1:00pm
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
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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
11th Dec 19, 1:00pm
3rd Dec 19, 7:01pm
Government gives itself more spending wriggle room sooner than expected, having met goal of reducing net debt to 20% of GDP
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
29th Nov 19, 4:13pm
Council of Financial Regulators says climate change, financial inclusion and consumer engagement, residential property insurance, plus conduct and governance are on its agenda
Council of Financial Regulators says climate change, financial inclusion and consumer engagement, residential property insurance, plus conduct and governance are on its agenda
29th Nov 19, 4:13pm
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
'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
2nd Nov 19, 6:00am
Jenée Tibshraeny on how National's outdated approach to welfare would be too disruptive for a conservative party to pull off
Jenée Tibshraeny on how National's outdated approach to welfare would be too disruptive for a conservative party to pull off
2nd Nov 19, 6:00am
16th Oct 19, 3:48pm
Better access to the huge Indian market important focus for New Zealand in Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership negotiations with dairy exports an important part of the equation
Better access to the huge Indian market important focus for New Zealand in Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership negotiations with dairy exports an important part of the equation
16th Oct 19, 3:48pm

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