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Q+A: Winston Peters on the Government’s “disastrous” budget

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Although New Zealand First voted to support the budget on Thursday night leader Winston Peters described the government’s budget as “disastrous”. Jessica Mutch: I want to start off by asking you – the budget that was delivered this week, what would you have done differently? Winston Peters: A whole lot …

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Q+A: Opposition leaders on the Government’s budget

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Labour and the Greens say they’re still committed to changing the government at this year’s election even though they held differing views on the Government’s budget this week. James Shaw explained to Jessica Mutch that his party felt it had to support National’s budget this week. Labour Finance spokesperson Grant …

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Q+A: Jessica Mutch interviews Steven Joyce post-budget

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Finance Minister Steven Joyce has defended criticism that his maiden budget this week was stepping on territory traditionally held by the Labour party, saying family tax credits had been a part of New Zealand for decades. Jessica Mutch: I want to start off by asking you – in 2008, you …

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The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Steven Joyce post-budget

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Finance Minister Steven Joyce says his budget treats everyone fairly, but says it’s aimed at families with children and low to middle incomes. Joyce says 6,000 families will be worse off after the budget by up to $3 a week. Another 200 families will be worse off by more than …

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Q+A: Prime Minister Bill English on Trump, TPP, Japan and China

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Prime Minister Bill English told Q+A’s Corin Dann that New Zealanders shouldn’t be too concerned about what’s happening politically in the United States. Bill English: Well, we just, I think, need to understand there’s a lot of domestic politics in the US that’s pretty robust – certainly at the moment …

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2017 INFINZ “Oscar” Award winners

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Last night the 2017 INFINZ Awards were held at the Langham Hotel in Auckland. Over 800 guests filled the room to recognise innovation and excellence in New Zealand’s financial and capital markets industry. The evening was its usual success. Fran O’Sullivan warmed up the room, challenging the industry to use …

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2017 – Capital Markets

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Should we be aggressively chasing foreign investment dollars? The 2017 Capital Markets report asks this, and also considers the sharemarket’s continued healthy state, whether the pools of capital are going in the right place, the state of New Zealand’s private equity industry and international investment, and how there are big …

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2017 – China Business

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The China advantage: is New Zealand effectively leveraging its growth investment ties? The 2017 China Business report considers this question as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visits New Zealand and China is poised to overtake the United States as the second-largest source of foreign direct investment in New Zealand. The report …

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2016 – Project Auckland

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Despite being only a few weeks into the job, new mayor Phil Goff has a firm grasp on his council’s priorities. The 2016 Project Auckland report provides an update on the mayor’s agenda, considers  how Auckland Council must unlock revenue to fix Auckland’s big issues, why improving the city’s ferry …

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2016 – Dynamic Business

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2016 was a banner year for the Deloitte Top 200 – New Zealand’s most prestigious business awards. The 2016 Dynamic Business report provides insights into the Kiwi success stories honoured at the event, and also explains why investing in the future is important to New Zealand.

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