Budget 2019

7th Oct 19, 3:00pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson's presided over another strong financial year for the Crown - but he's still not expected as yet to provide the fiscal kick many are seeking for the economy
Finance Minister Grant Robertson's presided over another strong financial year for the Crown - but he's still not expected as yet to provide the fiscal kick many are seeking for the economy
7th Oct 19, 3:00pm
26th Jul 19, 10:00am
Benje Patterson on looking beyond GDP, being pro-wellbeing and pro GDP growth, measuring things in a brave new world, the woolly wellbeing Budget and wellbeing budgeting coming to a council near you!
Benje Patterson on looking beyond GDP, being pro-wellbeing and pro GDP growth, measuring things in a brave new world, the woolly wellbeing Budget and wellbeing budgeting coming to a council near you!
26th Jul 19, 10:00am
3rd Jul 19, 5:00am
by Guest
New Zealand’s focus on wellbeing, rather than GDP, may have the best of intentions. But if GDP does not increase, there will be less funding for its grand schemes, less overall wellbeing, worse environmental performance, and weaker human capital
New Zealand’s focus on wellbeing, rather than GDP, may have the best of intentions. But if GDP does not increase, there will be less funding for its grand schemes, less overall wellbeing, worse environmental performance, and weaker human capital
3rd Jul 19, 5:00am
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27th Jun 19, 10:05am
State Services Commission reprimands outgoing Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf for the way he characterised the Budget 'leak' but clears him of acting with political bias
[Updated]
State Services Commission reprimands outgoing Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf for the way he characterised the Budget 'leak' but clears him of acting with political bias
27th Jun 19, 10:05am
21st Jun 19, 10:12am
by Guest
Tony Burton argues public service chief executives are now more interested in making their mark than providing government ministers with decent advice, which is having disastrous consequences
Tony Burton argues public service chief executives are now more interested in making their mark than providing government ministers with decent advice, which is having disastrous consequences
21st Jun 19, 10:12am
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19th Jun 19, 12:15pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson admits lack of faith in Treasury's immigration projections; Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf a no-show at Budget briefing
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson admits lack of faith in Treasury's immigration projections; Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf a no-show at Budget briefing
19th Jun 19, 12:15pm
9th Jun 19, 6:31am
Eric Crampton says Treasury has been haemorrhaging talented economists for years and the budget leaks were just the tip of the iceberg for a department in crisis
Eric Crampton says Treasury has been haemorrhaging talented economists for years and the budget leaks were just the tip of the iceberg for a department in crisis
9th Jun 19, 6:31am
5th Jun 19, 1:05pm
Wellbeing expert and former RBNZ Chair Arthur Grimes: The Government was right not to flag more borrowing in the Budget, but Treasury's approach towards wellbeing is too complex and difficult to measure 
Wellbeing expert and former RBNZ Chair Arthur Grimes: The Government was right not to flag more borrowing in the Budget, but Treasury's approach towards wellbeing is too complex and difficult to measure 
5th Jun 19, 1:05pm
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4th Jun 19, 5:54pm
State Services Commission to investigate Treasury head Gabriel Makhlouf's public statements, advice to the Finance Minister and decision to involve the Police in last week's Budget 'leak'
[Updated]
State Services Commission to investigate Treasury head Gabriel Makhlouf's public statements, advice to the Finance Minister and decision to involve the Police in last week's Budget 'leak'
4th Jun 19, 5:54pm
3rd Jun 19, 10:02am
Chris Trotter says the left can detail the many privations of too-many of our citizens. But they can't figure out why poverty, inequality, homelessness and environmental despoliation are happening, so their political message doesn't connect
Chris Trotter says the left can detail the many privations of too-many of our citizens. But they can't figure out why poverty, inequality, homelessness and environmental despoliation are happening, so their political message doesn't connect
3rd Jun 19, 10:02am
2nd Jun 19, 6:02am
by Guest
Unless we can find some way of taxing wealth as well as incomes, New Zealand is headed for an intergenerational economic meltdown, Grant Thornton tax partner Murray Brewer argues
Unless we can find some way of taxing wealth as well as incomes, New Zealand is headed for an intergenerational economic meltdown, Grant Thornton tax partner Murray Brewer argues
2nd Jun 19, 6:02am
1st Jun 19, 12:52pm
Jenée Tibshraeny on whether Finance Minister Grant Robertson has struck the right balance between more spending and achievable spending in Budget 2019
Jenée Tibshraeny on whether Finance Minister Grant Robertson has struck the right balance between more spending and achievable spending in Budget 2019
1st Jun 19, 12:52pm
31st May 19, 10:00am
by Guest
The Helen Clark Foundation's Kathy Errington on the Budget, bureaucracy & IT, paid & unpaid care, freedom from violence, the Budget & women dominated professions, plus time use surveys
The Helen Clark Foundation's Kathy Errington on the Budget, bureaucracy & IT, paid & unpaid care, freedom from violence, the Budget & women dominated professions, plus time use surveys
31st May 19, 10:00am
31st May 19, 8:39am
Guy Trafford sees little for the rural sector to fear in Budget 2019 with generally gentle and positive support for agriculture's moves to a more sustainable base
Guy Trafford sees little for the rural sector to fear in Budget 2019 with generally gentle and positive support for agriculture's moves to a more sustainable base
31st May 19, 8:39am
30th May 19, 4:33pm
Our compilation of some of the key comments made in response to the 2019 Budget
Our compilation of some of the key comments made in response to the 2019 Budget
30th May 19, 4:33pm
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30th May 19, 2:58pm
Economists are concerned that Treasury hasn't incorporated recent slowing economic conditions in its forecasts and this could see the Government get into trouble in future years with its spending plans
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Economists are concerned that Treasury hasn't incorporated recent slowing economic conditions in its forecasts and this could see the Government get into trouble in future years with its spending plans
30th May 19, 2:58pm
30th May 19, 2:23pm
Terry Baucher says the first Wellbeing Budget has a lot of interesting initiatives but nothing stimulating from a tax perspective. But there’s always next year, an election year
Terry Baucher says the first Wellbeing Budget has a lot of interesting initiatives but nothing stimulating from a tax perspective. But there’s always next year, an election year
30th May 19, 2:23pm
30th May 19, 2:02pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson delivers $3.5 billion budget surplus; Big-ticket items include spending on rail and reducing child poverty; Higher expenses to create more debt
Finance Minister Grant Robertson delivers $3.5 billion budget surplus; Big-ticket items include spending on rail and reducing child poverty; Higher expenses to create more debt
30th May 19, 2:02pm
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30th May 19, 8:22am
Treasury concedes it wasn't unlawfully hacked; Robertson 'very disappointed' that information could be accessed; Bridges calls for Robertson and Makhlouf to resign for 'sitting on a lie'
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Treasury concedes it wasn't unlawfully hacked; Robertson 'very disappointed' that information could be accessed; Bridges calls for Robertson and Makhlouf to resign for 'sitting on a lie'
30th May 19, 8:22am
30th May 19, 7:33am
Economists' takes on how a wellbeing focus, slowing economic growth and tight debt targets will affect Budget 2019
Economists' takes on how a wellbeing focus, slowing economic growth and tight debt targets will affect Budget 2019
30th May 19, 7:33am

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