Crown debt

26 Jul 18, 10:14am
Geoff Simmons separates the 'fake' reasons from the good reasons for talking about government debt
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24 Jul 18, 10:52am
David Hargreaves suggests that if the Government is considering lifting its spending cap it should do so as a one-off and for specific infrastructure projects
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2 May 18, 11:15am
The Government is being criticised for sticking to its promise to reduce net core Crown debt to 20% of GDP by 2022 – but this commitment does not mean it won’t keep taking on debt, Jason Walls says
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1 May 18, 2:58pm
The scale of New Zealand’s infrastructure deficit is 'massive' and can't be fixed without billions of dollars of private capital – Jason Walls takes a look at how the Government plans to woo investors
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16 Mar 18, 3:12pm
The Govt’s target of getting net Crown debt down to 20% of GDP by 2022 has been questioned, but Finance Minister Grant Robertson is not budging from his commitment
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8 Mar 18, 7:16am
National’s new Finance Spokesperson Amy Adams says she will continue to hound the Government over its alleged fiscal hole, as well as criticizing it for increasing net Crown debt when it said it plans on reducing it
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15 Dec 17, 7:10am
Government questioned on incongruency between Treasury's rosy economic outlook and Winston Peters' warning of a looming crash; Bank economists say Treasury's projections are ‘somewhat of a best-case scenario’
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14 Dec 17, 1:03pm
Reversal of National's tax cuts to make Government's 100 Day Plan largely cost neutral, according to Treasury's Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update
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20 Sep 17, 9:11am
National, Labour and the Greens want to reduce government debt. But is it the right time for political parties to be campaigning on tightening the government’s purse strings?
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19 Jun 17, 1:56pm
Cameron Preston goes looking for magician's sleight of hand in the Government's latest Budget
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