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National Has $4 Billion Mistake In Its Economic Plan

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

A basic error has left a $4 billion gap in Nationals economic plan, Labour Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson says. If National cant even do the basics required on their own policy costings, they cannot be trusted to run the country. Making mistakes … Read more »

ACT’s Debt Destroyer Shows Kiwis Want The Debt Destroyed

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Early results from ACTs Debt Destroyer suggest most New Zealanders are more fiscally responsible than Grant Robertson and want to reduce Government spending, says ACT Leader David Seymour. ACT launched the Debt Destroyer last week, an interactive … Read more »

Employee’s Health And Wellbeing – Right Thing To Do

Press Release – Auckland Business Chamber

Business and consumers will pay the price for Labours plan to double minimum sick leave entitlements for workers to 10 days a year and raise the minimum wage to $20 an hour, but it is the right thing to do while we still grapple with the impacts … Read more »

PSA Welcomes Labour Party Commitment To Workers’ Rights And Wellbeing

Press Release – Public Service Association

The Public Service Association says industrial relations policies announced by Labour today will, if implemented by a Labour-led government, make New Zealand a fairer and better place to live. “Under the Labour-led government of the past three … Read more »

NZEI Te Riu Roa Says Fixing The Pay Gap For Kaiako Must Extend To Kōhanga Reo

Press Release – NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa says Khanga Reo kaiako cant afford to be left out in the cold when pay and funding gaps in ECE are addressed. This week Labour joined the Green Party in including pay parity for early childhood teachers in their election pledges. … Read more »

Labour Adds Costs, National Reduces Taxes

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

National will help business grow, retain jobs and take on extra workers, while Labour will cripple businesses as they battle the recession, National Party Leader Judith Collins says. This week National has released a plan to increase the worker … Read more »

PCF Says Seasonal Workers From The Pacific Must Be Given Urgent Entry To New Zealand

Press Release – Pacific Cooperation Foundation

Pacific Cooperation Foundation Chair, John Fiso is urging decision makers not to overlook the opportunity to solve the horticultural industrys looming worker shortage with a very real solution which will also benefit our Pacific neighbours. By quickly … Read more »

COVID-19 Pandemic Vs Global Financial Crisis: NZ Economic Indicators Under The Spotlight

Press Release – Kalkine

Summary With several green shoots sprouting in the NZ economy , Kiwi Lands Q2 GDP numbers appear to be a short-term economic shock While Westpacs consumer confidence index deteriorated in September, it is prevailing well above the level seen during … Read more »

Business Central Releases 2020 Election Report With A Clear Message To Government

Press Release – Business Central

Business Central has released its 2020 Election Report ahead of the upcoming election, outlining what businesses in Central New Zealand expect from an incoming government. The report sets out seven key focus areas, with the post-lockdown economy being the … Read more »

Backing Our Regions For Recovery

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

New $200m Regional Strategic Partnership Fund to support economic development plans developed by regions Existing PGF projects to be progressed over next term, unallocated PGF sector funding will be considered for redistribution to new regionally developed … Read more »

No Surprise In National’s Latest Attempt To Slash Public Services

Press Release – Green Party

Nationals alternative budget that includes huge cuts to the governments operating allowance would risk gutting critical public services, and put health, education and nature at dire risk Green Party Co-leader James Shaw said today: Nationals … Read more »

National’s Plan Desperate And Reckless

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Nationals policy announcement today confirms how desperate and irresponsible they are when it comes to the economy, Labour Finance Spokesperson Grant Robertson says. Judith Collins unaffordable plan will lead to harsh cuts to public services … Read more »

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