Jason Walls

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17 Aug 18, 2:30pm
Minister of Infrastructure Shane Jones says a new independent body will help sort out some of NZ’s major infrastructure issues, as well as helping to attract local and foreign investment
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16 Aug 18, 3:48pm
New data reveals construction sector bosses are pessimistic about the future, but Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford says he has an ‘action plan’
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16 Aug 18, 12:24pm
Opposition Leader Simon Bridges says National will have a ‘significant’ RMA bill ready some time in 2019 that will deal with the issue of land supply
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16 Aug 18, 10:08am
The Leader of the Opposition and the Speaker of the House have agreed an investigation into the leaking of Simon Bridges travel expenses is warranted
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15 Aug 18, 6:25pm
The controversial Overseas Investment Amendment Bill has passed its third reading with 65 votes for and 57 against and will become law in a matter of weeks
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15 Aug 18, 3:52pm
Housing Minister Phil Twyford says 'affordable' KiwiBuild home prices less likely to be affected by fluctuating market than higher valued homes
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14 Aug 18, 4:54pm
Opposition Leader Simon Bridges says it's important for all MPs and staff in Parliament that an official, taxpayer funded investigation into who leaked his travel expenses is undertaken
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14 Aug 18, 2:52pm
Wayne Eagleson, chief of staff to PMs Key & English, will be paid more than $100,000 for five-months of consulting work for South Australia’s Premier
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14 Aug 18, 11:37am
Cabinet names Carolyn Tremain as new CEO of MBIE, where she'll run one of NZ’s biggest Government departments & oversee a budget of more than $8 billion 
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14 Aug 18, 9:29am
Credit ratings agency Moody's says big year after year increases in major Kiwi banks’ profits are coming to an end
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13 Aug 18, 4:00pm
The Government will inject another $240 million to help plant one billion trees over 10 years – this is in addition to the $245 million already allocated
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13 Aug 18, 12:10pm
The Overseas Investment Amendment Bill was one of the first bills the Government said it would implement and this week it will likely become law
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12 Aug 18, 6:58am
Finance Minister Grant Robertson has long talked of the ‘transition’ the New Zealand economy needs to go through – Jason Walls says Thursday’s MPS marked an important part of that transition
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10 Aug 18, 2:38pm
Minister of Small Business Stuart Nash has set up a small business council but its aim is not to bolster sluggish business confidence numbers, an issue he admits he is concerned about
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10 Aug 18, 7:37am
Governor Adrian Orr reveals scenario where the RBNZ would be forced to dramatically cut the OCR and outlines some details of a potential quantitative easing plan
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9 Aug 18, 12:41pm
The Reserve Bank surprised financial markets by saying it does not expect the next OCR move to be until 2020, but why has Governor Orr suddenly become so much more dovish?
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9 Aug 18, 7:30am
Impact statement on Canterbury Earthquakes Insurance Tribunal Bill reveals the Ministry of Justice did not consult with any external parties as a result of time pressure from the Government
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8 Aug 18, 4:15pm
Trade Minister David Parker and Minister of Finance Grant Robertson have both expressed concerns over yet another round of US tariffs on China
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8 Aug 18, 1:48pm
As the economy shifts down a gear, the Finance Minister has been talking up the ‘fiscal stimulus’ the Government has at its disposal, but what is ‘fiscal stimulus’ and how will it help the economy?
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8 Aug 18, 9:56am
Grant Robertson plays down business confidence concerns and says ‘New Zealand is a good place to do business’
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