Convention Centre Just Another Failure For Brownlee

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Gerry Brownlee should admit defeat he will never get a gold star for work overseeing the recovery of Christchurch following devastating earthquakes, says New Zealand First. Read more »

Shewan report delivers rebuke to National

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

John Shewans report into foreign trusts is a rebuke to John Key and the National Party who have protected an industry that has damaged New Zealands reputation, says Labours Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson. Read more »

Report: Inquiry into Foreign Trust Disclosure Rules

Press Release – New Zealand Treasury

1.1 The Inquiry is required to examine New Zealands foreign trust disclosure rules and to report on whether the rules, and the enforcement of them, are sufficient to ensure New Zealands reputation is maintained when considered alongside the countrys … Read more »

Auckland looks long term to pay-per-km road pricing

Article – BusinessDesk

June 21 (BusinessDesk) – Aucklanders can expect to be paying variable rates per kilometre to travel on the city’s most congested roads under an emerging transport strategy being formulated by the government and the Auckland Council. Read more »

New Working Paper on Tax Policy Modelling

Press Release – New Zealand Treasury

Optimal Timing of Tax Policy in the Face of Projected Debt Increases is written by Christopher Ball, John Creedy and Grant Scobie. This paper examines the optimal time path of the tax rate, in a model where an increasing ratio of government debt … Read more »

Bill English exaggerates PPL costs to justify veto

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Sue Moroney List MP based in Hamilton MEDIA STATEMENT 18 June 2016 Bill English exaggerates PPL costs to justify veto The Finance Minister has used trumped-up costings to justify a financial veto against parents having 26 weeks paid parental leave, … Read more »

Dunne Sees Irony in Paid Parental Leave Veto

Press Release – United Future NZ Party

“Just yesterday the Government called for children to be placed at the heart of policy-making in their CYFS reforms, but today we see a Government vetoing policy that would have given children the best start in life,” said Mr Dunne. United Future has supported … Read more »

Govt vetoes paid parental leave bill

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Bill English Minister of Finance Hon Michael Woodhouse Minister of Workplace Relations 16 June 2016 Media Statement Govt vetos paid parental leave bill Read more »

Inflation unlikely to go any lower

Article – BusinessDesk

June 16 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s 0.4 percent annual rate of inflation probably won’t go any lower as a slump in oil prices and a cut to the Accident Compensation Corp levies are unlikely to be repeated, Finance Minister Bill English says. Read more »

UPDATE: NZ economy grows faster-than-forecast 0.7%

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: NZ economy grows faster-than-forecast 0.7% in first quarter; kiwi dollar jumps Read more »

Banks impose new restrictions on overseas property buyers

Article – BusinessDesk

June 9 (BusinessDesk) – Two of New Zealand’s biggest banks have imposed new restrictions on overseas property buyers. Read more »

$3m to speed up procurement improvements

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Over $3 million has been allocated in Budget 2016 to help accelerate the development of commercial procurement skills across government through the Procurement Functional Leadership Programme, Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce announced today. Read more »

Pharmac widens access to new treatments

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes Pharmacs decision to fund six new treatments which will give New Zealanders access to new medicines. Read more »

National’s policy statement offers pittance

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

Child Poverty Action Group says that the policy statement released last week by National is a truly meagre response to New Zealand’s increasingly dramatic housing crisis. Read more »

Defence White Paper signals $20b investment plan

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee today launched the Defence White Paper 2016, outlining a 15-year modernisation plan worth nearly $20 billion to ensure the New Zealand Defence Force has the capabilities it needs to meet the countrys security and defence … Read more »

Budget 2016: Support to protect consumers

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs 8 June 2016 Media Statement Budget 2016: Support to protect consumers Read more »

English And Key Look Ridiculous on $10b Defence Shortfall

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

An expected $11 billion to be spent on defence in the next decade makes the Prime Ministers talk of tax cuts next year look ludicrous and reckless, says New Zealand First leader and Northland Member of Parliament, Rt Hon Winston Peters. Read more »

Future Investment Fund Rort Revealed

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Future Investment Fund Rort Revealed National promised the proceeds of assets sale would be spent on schools, hospitals and roads but weve been cheated, says New Zealand First. They betrayed New Zealanders by using the now depleted Future Investment … Read more »

I am the River, and the River is me

Speech – Green Party

I am the River, and the River is me Speech to Green Party AGM, 5 June 2016 Tenei au e tu whakaiti nei, i raro i a Ranginui i runga i a Papatuanuku, e titiro ki nga maunga whakahi me nga tini uri of Tane Kei aku nui, kei aku rahi, e te ti, … Read more »

Financial Statements for the ten months ended 30 April 2016

Press Release – The Treasury

Financial Statements of the Government of New Zealand for the ten months ended 30 April 2016 Read more »

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