Budget 2019

24th May 19, 1:02pm
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the Government appears to have the balance right given mixed responses to planned changes to its debt target 
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the Government appears to have the balance right given mixed responses to planned changes to its debt target 
24th May 19, 1:02pm
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23rd May 19, 9:34am
Government to give itself more wriggle room to spend, as Finance Minister announces 20% debt/GDP target will be replaced by a broader target of 15%-25% from 2021; National says it's thrown in the towel
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Government to give itself more wriggle room to spend, as Finance Minister announces 20% debt/GDP target will be replaced by a broader target of 15%-25% from 2021; National says it's thrown in the towel
23rd May 19, 9:34am
20th May 19, 7:17pm
The PM is dismissive of the Deputy PM telling Grey Power Cabinet is working on making it harder for migrants to get Super and considering requiring employers of over-65s to match their employees' KiwiSaver contributions
The PM is dismissive of the Deputy PM telling Grey Power Cabinet is working on making it harder for migrants to get Super and considering requiring employers of over-65s to match their employees' KiwiSaver contributions
20th May 19, 7:17pm
16th May 19, 8:29pm
Forestry Minister Shane Jones talks up developing Gisborne as a hub for processing wood for both international and domestic markets as pre-Budget forestry announcement is unveiled
Forestry Minister Shane Jones talks up developing Gisborne as a hub for processing wood for both international and domestic markets as pre-Budget forestry announcement is unveiled
16th May 19, 8:29pm
15th May 19, 12:06pm
The NZ economy may have been coined the 'rockstar' economy in 2014, but not everyone benefited from this growth, says the Finance Minister as he explains how his 'wellbeing budget' aims to change this
The NZ economy may have been coined the 'rockstar' economy in 2014, but not everyone benefited from this growth, says the Finance Minister as he explains how his 'wellbeing budget' aims to change this
15th May 19, 12:06pm
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14th May 19, 1:05pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson announces $1 bln of government spending will be reprioritised in Budget 2019, including $197 mln freed up due to lower than expected tertiary enrolment numbers
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson announces $1 bln of government spending will be reprioritised in Budget 2019, including $197 mln freed up due to lower than expected tertiary enrolment numbers
14th May 19, 1:05pm
9th May 19, 10:29am
Stephen Forbes takes a look at what the Government has achieved and where it's heading after 18 months in office
Stephen Forbes takes a look at what the Government has achieved and where it's heading after 18 months in office
9th May 19, 10:29am
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3rd May 19, 2:30pm
Government to provide more support to single parents and beneficiaries with jobs, however working group urgently calls for benefits to be increased by up to 47%
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Government to provide more support to single parents and beneficiaries with jobs, however working group urgently calls for benefits to be increased by up to 47%
3rd May 19, 2:30pm
2nd May 19, 4:18pm
Gabriel Makhlouf to leave Treasury to become Ireland's central bank Governor; Grant Robertson says his legacy will be his work underpinning NZ's first 'Wellbeing Budget'
Gabriel Makhlouf to leave Treasury to become Ireland's central bank Governor; Grant Robertson says his legacy will be his work underpinning NZ's first 'Wellbeing Budget'
2nd May 19, 4:18pm
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29th Apr 19, 1:13pm
The long-delayed release of information from last year's Census will start in September - but Stats NZ concedes there are insurmountable gaps of information in some key areas, including iwi affiliation
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The long-delayed release of information from last year's Census will start in September - but Stats NZ concedes there are insurmountable gaps of information in some key areas, including iwi affiliation
29th Apr 19, 1:13pm
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16th Apr 19, 12:41pm
Pressure on Robertson to borrow more to stimulate the economy mounts, as debt gets cheaper, the effectiveness of interest rate cuts diminishes, and credit rating agencies remain happy
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Pressure on Robertson to borrow more to stimulate the economy mounts, as debt gets cheaper, the effectiveness of interest rate cuts diminishes, and credit rating agencies remain happy
16th Apr 19, 12:41pm
3rd Mar 19, 6:02am
Grant Robertson's wellbeing budget, will it be a new way to measure our success as a country or just a public relations exercise? Or is it just a twist on the National Party’s social investment approach?
Grant Robertson's wellbeing budget, will it be a new way to measure our success as a country or just a public relations exercise? Or is it just a twist on the National Party’s social investment approach?
3rd Mar 19, 6:02am
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13th Feb 19, 10:20am
Grant Robertson announces Budget 2019 will be delivered on May 30; Politicking sees collapse of public meeting where Budget priorities would've been discussed
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Grant Robertson announces Budget 2019 will be delivered on May 30; Politicking sees collapse of public meeting where Budget priorities would've been discussed
13th Feb 19, 10:20am
17th Jan 19, 12:45pm
Ardern and Robertson to make 'timely' trip to Europe to progress free trade agreements and promote NZ's Wellbeing Budget
Ardern and Robertson to make 'timely' trip to Europe to progress free trade agreements and promote NZ's Wellbeing Budget
17th Jan 19, 12:45pm
4th Dec 18, 5:29pm
Treasury releases the first version of its Living Standards Framework Dashboard that will help inform Grant Robertson's 'Wellbeing Budget'
Treasury releases the first version of its Living Standards Framework Dashboard that will help inform Grant Robertson's 'Wellbeing Budget'
4th Dec 18, 5:29pm
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12th Sep 18, 3:01pm
Discussion papers released on Govt plans to introduce Wellbeing measures into public finance and for the setting up of an independent fiscal institution to provide non-partisan costing of political policies
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Discussion papers released on Govt plans to introduce Wellbeing measures into public finance and for the setting up of an independent fiscal institution to provide non-partisan costing of political policies
12th Sep 18, 3:01pm
7th Jun 18, 12:08pm
Next year’s ‘Wellbeing Budget’ will be a world first and has already caught the attention of leading economists from all over the world
Next year’s ‘Wellbeing Budget’ will be a world first and has already caught the attention of leading economists from all over the world
7th Jun 18, 12:08pm
2nd Apr 18, 9:13am
It will be a world first and the Treasury is already hard at work developing a wellbeing framework. But what should it include?
It will be a world first and the Treasury is already hard at work developing a wellbeing framework. But what should it include?
2nd Apr 18, 9:13am
21st Mar 18, 11:59am
How future governments' policies and spending priorities will be shaped by both wellbeing and GDP being factored into their decision-making
How future governments' policies and spending priorities will be shaped by both wellbeing and GDP being factored into their decision-making
21st Mar 18, 11:59am