Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Finance

New Hamilton plan breaks down daily cost of city living

Hamilton City Council is breaking down what it costs to run and maintain the city as it prepares to open the pages of its...

Finance Minister meets with Australian Treasurer

Finance Minister, Nicola Willis, has met with her Australian counterpart, Treasurer Jim Chalmers.   The Ministers discussed the opportunities to lower business costs and increase the...

Budget delivery date announced

Finance Minister, Nicola Willis says the Government's plan to deliver tax relief to hard-working New Zealanders, rebuild business confidence and restore the Crown’s finances...

Tax relief is on the way

Finance Minister, Nicola Willis, has today announced time-critical tax and benefit changes together with a commitment to delivering further income tax relief in Budget...

Fiscal ‘vandalism’ ends now says Finance Minister

Finance Minister, Nicola Willis says today’s half-year economic and fiscal update lays bare the extent of Labour’s economic and fiscal "vandalism". The Minister says the...

New Bill pulls focus on inflation

Finance Minister, Nicola Willis says the coalition Government has met its 100-Day commitment to return the Reserve Bank to a single focus on inflation,...

New price index to expand on CPI

Statistics Minister Andrew Bayly says the new Selected Price Indexes (SPI) from Stats NZ, released for the first time at midday today, replaces and...

Council retains AA+/A-1+ rating

Credit-rating agency Standard & Poor’s has confirmed Wellington City Council’s credit rating will remain at AA+/A-1+ - the highest credit rating of any...

Hawke’s Bay council seeks rates feedback

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has announced it will be seeking public feedback on proposed changes to its Revenue and Financing Policy from Friday. The Revenue...

Hamilton reveals first budget cuts

Hamilton City Council says its proposed Long-Term Plan budget prioritises the services residents and businesses receive now, paid for by a rates increase to...

Long-term investment plan progressed by Wellington council

The proposed level of Wellington City Council investment in the city over the next 10 years, has been unanimously passed by the Council’s Kōrau...

Hard times ahead for Hamilton budget

Hamilton City Council says it is facing substantial cost increases in coming years to continue delivering its current services for the community. A two-day information...

NZ economy grows 0.9% in June quarter

Finance Minister Grant Robertson says New Zealand's economy has definitely turned a corner with confirmation today that the nation was never in recession and...

Export boost supports economic recovery

Finance Minister, Grant Robertson says an export boost is supporting New Zealand’s economy to grow, adding to signs that the economy has turned a...

Treasury update shows growing economy, more jobs and wages ahead of inflation

Finance Minister, Grant Robertson says Treasury's Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Update released today shows New Zealand’s economy is turning a corner even as the...