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Jenée Tibshraeny

About

Jenée is interest.co.nz's political and economics reporter based in the Parliamentary Press Gallery. She also covers insurance and personal finance. Jenée has won or been a finalist in journalism awards run by the New Zealand Shareholders' Association, Insurance Council of New Zealand and NPA/Voyager.

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6 years 10 months

Latest articles

Grant Robertson confident the Government won't need to borrow more to pay for this lockdown - for now; We take a closer look at the numbers
25th Aug 21, 12:30pm
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Grant Robertson confident the Government won't need to borrow more to pay for this lockdown - for now; We take a closer look at the numbers
RBNZ Chief Economist Yuong Ha on what it would take for the RBNZ to drop its tightening bias, and why the RBNZ is hesitant about selling the government bonds it owns
24th Aug 21, 3:37pm
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RBNZ Chief Economist Yuong Ha on what it would take for the RBNZ to drop its tightening bias, and why the RBNZ is hesitant about selling the government bonds it owns
Level 4 lockdown to be extended until at least 11:59pm on Tuesday, August 31 for Auckland and Friday, August 27 for the rest of the country; Parliament won't sit this week
23rd Aug 21, 4:27pm
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Level 4 lockdown to be extended until at least 11:59pm on Tuesday, August 31 for Auckland and Friday, August 27 for the rest of the country; Parliament won't sit this week
NZ to stay in Level 4 until at least 11:59pm on Tuesday, as the scale of the outbreak remains unknown and Covid-19 spreads from Auckland to Wellington
20th Aug 21, 1:39pm
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NZ to stay in Level 4 until at least 11:59pm on Tuesday, as the scale of the outbreak remains unknown and Covid-19 spreads from Auckland to Wellington
No major changes to mortgage rates or house price inflation expected in the near-term on the back of Covid-19 halting a much-anticipated OCR hike
20th Aug 21, 1:26pm
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No major changes to mortgage rates or house price inflation expected in the near-term on the back of Covid-19 halting a much-anticipated OCR hike
The RBNZ is fixed on using the OCR to eventually tighten monetary policy, and is in no rush to do so by shrinking its $54 billion bond portfolio
19th Aug 21, 7:32am
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The RBNZ is fixed on using the OCR to eventually tighten monetary policy, and is in no rush to do so by shrinking its $54 billion bond portfolio
ASB & Westpac economists no longer see the RBNZ hiking interest rates on Wednesday; Finance Minister comments it's the RBNZ's job to look to the 'medium-term'
17th Aug 21, 8:53pm
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ASB & Westpac economists no longer see the RBNZ hiking interest rates on Wednesday; Finance Minister comments it's the RBNZ's job to look to the 'medium-term'
Risk of power outages tonight and tomorrow morning passes, as electricity generators respond to Transpower's emergency call for more generation
17th Aug 21, 5:53pm
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Risk of power outages tonight and tomorrow morning passes, as electricity generators respond to Transpower's emergency call for more generation
UPDATE: Four new community cases of COVID-19, including an Auckland City Hospital nurse - all linked to Tuesday's case
17th Aug 21, 2:42pm
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UPDATE: Four new community cases of COVID-19, including an Auckland City Hospital nurse - all linked to Tuesday's case
Inflation expectations are so strong, Reserve Bank observers now believe there's a higher likelihood of the central bank lifting the OCR by 50 basis points, than there is of it making no change
14th Aug 21, 9:10am
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Inflation expectations are so strong, Reserve Bank observers now believe there's a higher likelihood of the central bank lifting the OCR by 50 basis points, than there is of it making no change
Smaller players in electricity market lay formal complaint accusing Genesis and Contact of withholding power and creating an 'Undesirable Trading Situation'
12th Aug 21, 6:44pm
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Smaller players in electricity market lay formal complaint accusing Genesis and Contact of withholding power and creating an 'Undesirable Trading Situation'
Government unveils new risk-based system that will be used from early 2022 when border controls are loosened; Businesses and organisations given opportunity to pilot approach from October
12th Aug 21, 10:15am
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Government unveils new risk-based system that will be used from early 2022 when border controls are loosened; Businesses and organisations given opportunity to pilot approach from October
Vaccination programme needs to be fully rolled out before borders can be slowly re-opened, health experts advise Government
11th Aug 21, 6:40am
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Vaccination programme needs to be fully rolled out before borders can be slowly re-opened, health experts advise Government
Genesis CEO says Megan Woods' finger-pointing over Monday night's blackouts is 'misguided'; Electricity generators explain why they weren't operating at full capacity
10th Aug 21, 12:36pm
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Genesis CEO says Megan Woods' finger-pointing over Monday night's blackouts is 'misguided'; Electricity generators explain why they weren't operating at full capacity
'Glaring hole at the border' exposed as Government admits only 11 of the 98 port workers potentially exposed to 11 seafarers with COVID-19 aboard a ship off the coast of Tauranga have received a vaccine
9th Aug 21, 5:16pm
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'Glaring hole at the border' exposed as Government admits only 11 of the 98 port workers potentially exposed to 11 seafarers with COVID-19 aboard a ship off the coast of Tauranga have received a vaccine
Journalists have a yarn about immigration settings being in flux, who will feel the pinch of tighter mortgage lending restrictions, and next Wednesday's big interest rate decision
9th Aug 21, 1:21pm
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Journalists have a yarn about immigration settings being in flux, who will feel the pinch of tighter mortgage lending restrictions, and next Wednesday's big interest rate decision
New Zealand's only oil refinery at Marsden Point to become an import-only fuel terminal
6th Aug 21, 2:38pm
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New Zealand's only oil refinery at Marsden Point to become an import-only fuel terminal
Treasury sees cashed-up property investors swooping into the market more than owner-occupiers if the interest deductibility tax change slows house price growth - as is expected
6th Aug 21, 1:55pm
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Treasury sees cashed-up property investors swooping into the market more than owner-occupiers if the interest deductibility tax change slows house price growth - as is expected
Reserve Bank concedes its annual house price growth forecasts have been off by an average of 5.2 percentage points over the past decade
4th Aug 21, 5:23pm
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Reserve Bank concedes its annual house price growth forecasts have been off by an average of 5.2 percentage points over the past decade
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment proposes adding 'conduct' test to list of approvals required when a financial institution changes ownership
4th Aug 21, 6:42am
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The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment proposes adding 'conduct' test to list of approvals required when a financial institution changes ownership
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says he moved as quickly as was responsible to give the Reserve Bank new tools to restrict banks' mortgage lending
3rd Aug 21, 2:47pm
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson says he moved as quickly as was responsible to give the Reserve Bank new tools to restrict banks' mortgage lending
Seasonal fruit-pickers from Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu to be let into NZ without quarantining from September
2nd Aug 21, 5:10pm
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Seasonal fruit-pickers from Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu to be let into NZ without quarantining from September
ANZ economists estimate it would take 37 years and low house price growth for the house price to income multiple to return to 2019 levels; They expect small rate hikes to go a long way towards cooling the economy
1st Aug 21, 6:01am
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ANZ economists estimate it would take 37 years and low house price growth for the house price to income multiple to return to 2019 levels; They expect small rate hikes to go a long way towards cooling the economy
Jenée Tibshraeny argues the Government can't ignore inequality bubbling away, with the poor to pay the price for making the wealthy wealthier
29th Jul 21, 11:33am
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Jenée Tibshraeny argues the Government can't ignore inequality bubbling away, with the poor to pay the price for making the wealthy wealthier
Reserve Bank finds the reduction in term deposit and mortgage rates between 2016 and 2020 lifted households' net incomes by 0.1% - other things constant
27th Jul 21, 1:25pm
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Reserve Bank finds the reduction in term deposit and mortgage rates between 2016 and 2020 lifted households' net incomes by 0.1% - other things constant