Budget 2017

25th May 17, 2:01pm
House prices to rise 5-8% next two years before residential investment growth kicks in to boost supply, Treasury says; Picks earlier OCR hikes than RBNZ, Current account deficit to widen
House prices to rise 5-8% next two years before residential investment growth kicks in to boost supply, Treasury says; Picks earlier OCR hikes than RBNZ, Current account deficit to widen
25th May 17, 2:01pm
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25th May 17, 2:00pm
Budget 2017 ‘families package’ includes Accommodation Supplement boost, more Auckland suburbs into top bracket; WFF payments raised; Bottom two income tax thresholds up
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Budget 2017 ‘families package’ includes Accommodation Supplement boost, more Auckland suburbs into top bracket; WFF payments raised; Bottom two income tax thresholds up
25th May 17, 2:00pm
24th May 17, 11:29am
Accounting firm's client survey hones in on what small and medium businesses say they want from Thursday's Budget
Accounting firm's client survey hones in on what small and medium businesses say they want from Thursday's Budget
24th May 17, 11:29am
23rd May 17, 1:59pm
Thursday's Budget won't be election year lolly scramble, Joyce says; Discusses prospects for 'families package' amid rumour bottom 2 income tax brackets will be raised & WFF, Accommodation Supplement boosted
Thursday's Budget won't be election year lolly scramble, Joyce says; Discusses prospects for 'families package' amid rumour bottom 2 income tax brackets will be raised & WFF, Accommodation Supplement boosted
23rd May 17, 1:59pm
23rd May 17, 12:25pm
Poll suggests New Zealanders view housing and healthcare as the two key issues for Finance Minister Steven Joyce to address in this week's Budget
Poll suggests New Zealanders view housing and healthcare as the two key issues for Finance Minister Steven Joyce to address in this week's Budget
23rd May 17, 12:25pm
22nd May 17, 9:27am
Roger J Kerr says international FX markets have reduced their US dollar exposures as the post election 'Trump rally' unwinds
Roger J Kerr says international FX markets have reduced their US dollar exposures as the post election 'Trump rally' unwinds
22nd May 17, 9:27am
22nd May 17, 7:34am
With Steven Joyce set to present his first Budget this week, Brian Fallow looks at some of the Finance Minister's options given the cyclical tailwind at his back and the looming election
With Steven Joyce set to present his first Budget this week, Brian Fallow looks at some of the Finance Minister's options given the cyclical tailwind at his back and the looming election
22nd May 17, 7:34am
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16th May 17, 12:57pm
National to build 34,000 houses in Auckland over next decade on land currently with 8,300 state homes on it; 60% to be sold off into the market
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National to build 34,000 houses in Auckland over next decade on land currently with 8,300 state homes on it; 60% to be sold off into the market
16th May 17, 12:57pm
15th May 17, 5:20pm
National to reveal next step of govt-led house building plan in Auckland Tuesday; PM English notes scope for scale on Crown land, says govt won't need to keep them all
National to reveal next step of govt-led house building plan in Auckland Tuesday; PM English notes scope for scale on Crown land, says govt won't need to keep them all
15th May 17, 5:20pm
15th May 17, 1:33pm
Roger J Kerr doesn't expect the current divergence between the rising value of our commodity export prices and the value of the Kiwi dollar to continue for long
Roger J Kerr doesn't expect the current divergence between the rising value of our commodity export prices and the value of the Kiwi dollar to continue for long
15th May 17, 1:33pm
8th May 17, 1:08pm
Roger J Kerr says several factors are holding back the NZ dollar at the moment, but he does see it rising back over US70c eventually
Roger J Kerr says several factors are holding back the NZ dollar at the moment, but he does see it rising back over US70c eventually
8th May 17, 1:08pm
3rd May 17, 1:17pm
Prime Minister commits $321 mln to helping the 'most vulnerable' in Budget 2017; reiterates need for government debt to drop
Prime Minister commits $321 mln to helping the 'most vulnerable' in Budget 2017; reiterates need for government debt to drop
3rd May 17, 1:17pm
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3rd May 17, 10:55am
NZ unemployment rate falls to 4.9% in March; Jobs growth exceeds boost in working age population; economists don't see any immediate interest rate reaction from the RBNZ
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NZ unemployment rate falls to 4.9% in March; Jobs growth exceeds boost in working age population; economists don't see any immediate interest rate reaction from the RBNZ
3rd May 17, 10:55am
1st May 17, 6:08pm
Govt-led house building focus to be nationwide, greatest pressures are in Auckland, PM English says as Cabinet puts final touches on Budget
Govt-led house building focus to be nationwide, greatest pressures are in Auckland, PM English says as Cabinet puts final touches on Budget
1st May 17, 6:08pm
1st May 17, 12:44pm
Roger J Kerr says the risk of increased global trade barriers was seen as more of a medium to longer term downside risk to the NZ dollar, however the impact has come about much sooner than expected with the US lumber and dairy tariffs
Roger J Kerr says the risk of increased global trade barriers was seen as more of a medium to longer term downside risk to the NZ dollar, however the impact has come about much sooner than expected with the US lumber and dairy tariffs
1st May 17, 12:44pm
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28th Apr 17, 7:34am
Private sector set to help fund National's large-scale house building plans, Joyce says; Adams to announce policy in lead up to Budget; Migration may have peaked, but set to stay high as construction demand amps up
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Private sector set to help fund National's large-scale house building plans, Joyce says; Adams to announce policy in lead up to Budget; Migration may have peaked, but set to stay high as construction demand amps up
28th Apr 17, 7:34am
27th Apr 17, 3:05pm
Budget tax changes would focus on thresholds, not rates, Finance Minister Joyce says; Families package might target transfers in bid to help incomes
Budget tax changes would focus on thresholds, not rates, Finance Minister Joyce says; Families package might target transfers in bid to help incomes
27th Apr 17, 3:05pm
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27th Apr 17, 12:41pm
Finance Minister Joyce announces new govt net debt target of 10-15% by 2025, announces increase in new capital infrastructure spending over next four Budgets
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Finance Minister Joyce announces new govt net debt target of 10-15% by 2025, announces increase in new capital infrastructure spending over next four Budgets
27th Apr 17, 12:41pm
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24th Apr 17, 2:05pm
Govt Ministerial responsibility for house building programmes shifted to Amy Adams from Nick Smith as PM English reshuffles Cabinet
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Govt Ministerial responsibility for house building programmes shifted to Amy Adams from Nick Smith as PM English reshuffles Cabinet
24th Apr 17, 2:05pm
24th Apr 17, 11:16am
Finance Minister Joyce says govt concerned about young people's ability to save for a house deposit while being hit by 48k tax threshold and student loan repayments; Prods Auckland Council on transport spending
Finance Minister Joyce says govt concerned about young people's ability to save for a house deposit while being hit by 48k tax threshold and student loan repayments; Prods Auckland Council on transport spending
24th Apr 17, 11:16am
3rd Apr 17, 1:34pm
Govt touts crime tax success as offender levy proceeds pushes through $25m mark since 2010
Govt touts crime tax success as offender levy proceeds pushes through $25m mark since 2010
3rd Apr 17, 1:34pm
30th Mar 17, 11:01am
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The Taxpayers' Union suggests five ways the government can provide $3bn of tax relief to New Zealanders in its May Budget; Attacks bracket creep
The Taxpayers' Union suggests five ways the government can provide $3bn of tax relief to New Zealanders in its May Budget; Attacks bracket creep
30th Mar 17, 11:01am
13th Mar 17, 7:36pm
PM English bats away questions on what the govt might do with surplus cash; Tax cuts are just one of the choices it has; Infrastructure, population growth and debt pressures still have front seats
PM English bats away questions on what the govt might do with surplus cash; Tax cuts are just one of the choices it has; Infrastructure, population growth and debt pressures still have front seats
13th Mar 17, 7:36pm
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16th Feb 17, 1:15pm
Finance Minister says Government remains 'committed to reducing the tax burden'; talks of tolling Auckland roads; rules out regional fuel tax; says the age of eligibility for Super doesn't need to be raised
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Finance Minister says Government remains 'committed to reducing the tax burden'; talks of tolling Auckland roads; rules out regional fuel tax; says the age of eligibility for Super doesn't need to be raised
16th Feb 17, 1:15pm
7th Nov 16, 6:53pm
Paula Bennett and John Key announce $303.6 mln package of spending on emergency housing, including buying and leasing motels and building pre-fab homes; also $100 mln loan for Housing NZ; but deny crisis
Paula Bennett and John Key announce $303.6 mln package of spending on emergency housing, including buying and leasing motels and building pre-fab homes; also $100 mln loan for Housing NZ; but deny crisis
7th Nov 16, 6:53pm

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