Stephen Forbes

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Stephen is a www.interest.co.nz reporter and is based in Auckland. He has previously worked in print journalism and public relations.     

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Articles by Stephen Forbes

3rd Mar 19, 6:02am
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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
1st Mar 19, 12:09pm
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Revenue Minister Stuart Nash says any Tax Working Group recommendations the government adopts will be made by legislation meaning a full select committee process
Revenue Minister Stuart Nash says any Tax Working Group recommendations the government adopts will be made by legislation meaning a full select committee process
1st Mar 19, 12:09pm
28th Feb 19, 11:51am
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Local Government New Zealand calls for greater devolution during joint symposium with the New Zealand Initiative
Local Government New Zealand calls for greater devolution during joint symposium with the New Zealand Initiative
28th Feb 19, 11:51am
28th Feb 19, 9:35am
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Design contract for new $58.8 million dollar Auckland transport interchange close to sign off
Design contract for new $58.8 million dollar Auckland transport interchange close to sign off
28th Feb 19, 9:35am
27th Feb 19, 2:52pm
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Mainzeal director Richard Yan planned to develop a hotel for Chinese Communist Party officials at a Waiheke Island vineyard, court judgment says
Mainzeal director Richard Yan planned to develop a hotel for Chinese Communist Party officials at a Waiheke Island vineyard, court judgment says
27th Feb 19, 2:52pm
26th Feb 19, 4:51pm
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson remains upbeat about an EU free trade agreement and the New Zealand economy despite global volatility
Finance Minister Grant Robertson remains upbeat about an EU free trade agreement and the New Zealand economy despite global volatility
26th Feb 19, 4:51pm
26th Feb 19, 1:41pm
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson says government to go through Tax Working Group recommendations to see what will add to fairness & what's possible to gain consensus on in a coalition
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says government to go through Tax Working Group recommendations to see what will add to fairness & what's possible to gain consensus on in a coalition
26th Feb 19, 1:41pm
26th Feb 19, 1:00am
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Bell Gully says New Zealand business needs to accept the growing impact of climate change 
Bell Gully says New Zealand business needs to accept the growing impact of climate change 
26th Feb 19, 1:00am
25th Feb 19, 2:30pm
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Amid ongoing debate about immigration, is it time New Zealanders took the debate broader and settled on a population policy?
Amid ongoing debate about immigration, is it time New Zealanders took the debate broader and settled on a population policy?
25th Feb 19, 2:30pm
23rd Feb 19, 8:02am
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Wellington Town Hall seismic strengthening and upgrade work hit by skyrocketing costs
Wellington Town Hall seismic strengthening and upgrade work hit by skyrocketing costs
23rd Feb 19, 8:02am
22nd Feb 19, 9:32am
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Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the Government should give Auckland Council the GST revenue it makes from rates paid by Aucklanders
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the Government should give Auckland Council the GST revenue it makes from rates paid by Aucklanders
22nd Feb 19, 9:32am
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21st Feb 19, 11:51am
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Tax Working Group proposal for a local government tax on vacant residential land wins support from Auckland Mayor Phil Goff
[Updated]
Tax Working Group proposal for a local government tax on vacant residential land wins support from Auckland Mayor Phil Goff
21st Feb 19, 11:51am
20th Feb 19, 3:35pm
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New Zealand Infrastructure Commission unveiled
New Zealand Infrastructure Commission unveiled
20th Feb 19, 3:35pm
20th Feb 19, 11:30am
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In today's low interest rate world one-off investment opportunities touting high returns sound tempting. So how are they priced, what are the risks and who, if anyone, has regulatory oversight of them?
In today's low interest rate world one-off investment opportunities touting high returns sound tempting. So how are they priced, what are the risks and who, if anyone, has regulatory oversight of them?
20th Feb 19, 11:30am
20th Feb 19, 8:11am
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Auckland Council property swap plan puts waterfront assets at risk according to councillor Mike Lee
Auckland Council property swap plan puts waterfront assets at risk according to councillor Mike Lee
20th Feb 19, 8:11am
18th Feb 19, 12:44pm
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Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) gives company green light to dump marine waste near Great Barrier Island
Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) gives company green light to dump marine waste near Great Barrier Island
18th Feb 19, 12:44pm
16th Feb 19, 9:31am
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Auditor General notes growing debts and rising costs at councils as they grapple with issues including population growth and climate change
Auditor General notes growing debts and rising costs at councils as they grapple with issues including population growth and climate change
16th Feb 19, 9:31am
14th Feb 19, 4:25pm
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Increased costs for Downtown Ferry Terminal upgrade and queries about the business case
Increased costs for Downtown Ferry Terminal upgrade and queries about the business case
14th Feb 19, 4:25pm
13th Feb 19, 3:14pm
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Salvation Army’s State of the Nation report lumps debt and fringe lending in with alcohol consumption, drug taking and gambling in the social hazards section
Salvation Army’s State of the Nation report lumps debt and fringe lending in with alcohol consumption, drug taking and gambling in the social hazards section
13th Feb 19, 3:14pm
13th Feb 19, 12:46pm
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Government announces planned reforms of vocational education and training
Government announces planned reforms of vocational education and training
13th Feb 19, 12:46pm

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