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Land regulation drives Auckland house prices

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Land regulation drives Auckland house prices

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Land regulation drives Auckland house prices Land use regulation is responsible for up to 56 per cent of the cost of an average house in Auckland according to a new research report quantifying the impact of land use regulations, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. “This […]

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Major overhaul for IRD social policy payments

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Revenue, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Major overhaul for IRD social policy payments

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Major overhaul for IRD social policy payments The Government is planning major changes to how IRD pays social support so that people can know better what their entitlements are and be sure of receiving the right amount, Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Revenue Minister Judith […]

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Another 10,500 new houses for Auckland

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Building and Construction, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Another 10,500 new houses for Auckland

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Another 10,500 new houses for Auckland The Housing Infrastructure Fund will provide $300 million of infrastructure funding to Auckland Council for another 10,500 new houses across two major new subdivisions in Auckland, Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith say. […]

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35,000 more new houses in Tauranga

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Building and Construction, feature, Finance, Infrastructure, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on 35,000 more new houses in Tauranga

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: 35,000 more new houses in Tauranga The Housing Infrastructure Fund will provide $230 million in funding to the Tauranga City Council to provide for 35,000 more houses through three major new infrastructure projects in the city, Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Building and Construction Minister […]

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10,700 more houses in the Waikato

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Building and Construction, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on 10,700 more houses in the Waikato

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: 10,700 more houses in the Waikato The Housing Infrastructure Fund will provide 10,700 more houses across two major new subdivisions in the Waikato, Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith say. “These investments will unlock two major subdivisions in one […]

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Five Councils to receive funding through HIF

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Building and Construction, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Five Councils to receive funding through HIF

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Five Councils to receive funding through HIF Five of New Zealand’s fastest growing Councils will have infrastructure projects funded through the Government’s $1 billion Housing Infrastructure Fund, Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith say. “These funding decisions will help […]

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City Rail Link Limited Board appointed

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Steven Joyce, Transport  /  Comments Off on City Rail Link Limited Board appointed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: City Rail Link Limited Board appointed Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Transport Minister Simon Bridges, in conjunction with Auckland Council, today announced appointments to the Board of City Rail Link Limited, the new company jointly owned by the Crown and Auckland Council with responsibility for […]

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Strong economy delivers growing surplus

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Strong economy delivers growing surplus

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Strong economy delivers growing surplus The Government accounts for the eleven months to 31 May 2017 show a surplus of $4.5 billion, $1.5 billion ahead of the budget forecast, says Finance Minister Steven Joyce. “The rising surplus shows the benefit of a strong economic plan […]

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FairWay change positive for staff and customers

By   /  July 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACC, Finance, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on FairWay change positive for staff and customers

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: FairWay change positive for staff and customers Finance Minister Steven Joyce and ACC Minister Michael Woodhouse have today announced the sale of FairWay Resolution from Crown ownership to employee ownership with effect from July this year. “Employee-ownership is a successful business model that will give […]

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Establishment of City Rail Link Limited

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Steven Joyce, Transport  /  Comments Off on Establishment of City Rail Link Limited

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Establishment of City Rail Link Limited Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Transport Minister Simon Bridges have today signed the agreements with Auckland Mayor Phil Goff that establish City Rail Link Limited to assume responsibility from tomorrow for delivering Auckland’s City Rail Link, marking the next […]

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Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation Board appointments

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation Board appointments

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation Board appointments Finance Minister Steven Joyce today announced that Lindsay Wright and Philippa (Pip) Dunphy have been reappointed to the Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation Board. “As a New Zealander based in Hong Kong, current Deputy Chair Ms Wright brings […]

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AA rating smoothes the way for Public Trust

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, Justice, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on AA rating smoothes the way for Public Trust

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: AA rating smoothes the way for Public Trust The Government will shortly introduce legislation aimed at putting the Public Trust on an equal footing with private sector institutions. The new legislation will remove the Crown guarantee of the Public Trust, in line with government policy […]

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Shortlist announced for Christchurch social housing transfer

By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Finance, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Shortlist announced for Christchurch social housing transfer

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Shortlist announced for Christchurch social housing transfer Three Community Housing Providers have been given the opportunity to present formal proposals to take over up to 2500 Housing New Zealand properties and tenancies in Christchurch, the Government announced today. This follows an invitation in April for […]

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New proposals to simplify personal income tax

By   /  June 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Revenue, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on New proposals to simplify personal income tax

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New proposals to simplify personal income tax The Government is proposing to make tax simpler for individuals, with people whose only income is from a salary, wages or investments no longer being required to file tax returns to receive tax refunds or to calculate any […]

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OECD’s 2017 Economic Survey of NZ welcomed

By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on OECD’s 2017 Economic Survey of NZ welcomed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: OECD’s 2017 Economic Survey of NZ welcomed Finance Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed the OECD’s latest review of the New Zealand economy as outlined in a report released today. “The 2017 OECD Survey of New Zealand notes New Zealand’s strong economic growth off the back […]

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GDP underlines importance of economic focus

By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on GDP underlines importance of economic focus

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: GDP underlines importance of economic focus GDP figures out this morning are a reminder of the importance of focusing on policies that create and sustain economic growth, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. New Zealand’s GDP grew a slightly lower than expected 0.5 per cent in […]

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Latest major projects interim report released

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Latest major projects interim report released

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Latest major projects interim report released The Government has released the Major Projects Performance Report for the period November 2016 to March 2017, covering 55 complex major projects across government with a whole of life cost of $38.5 billion. “The Investment System is continuing to […]

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Smarter Transport Pricing project gets underway in Auckland

By   /  June 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Steven Joyce, Transport  /  Comments Off on Smarter Transport Pricing project gets underway in Auckland

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Smarter Transport Pricing project gets underway in Auckland The Government and Auckland Council have agreed on Terms of Reference to establish a project to investigate smarter transport pricing in Auckland. “Alongside our current multi-billion dollar transport investment in Auckland, we need to look at new […]

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Renewed Policy Targets Agreement signed

By   /  June 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Renewed Policy Targets Agreement signed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Renewed Policy Targets Agreement signed A renewed Policy Targets Agreement (PTA), which sets out specific targets for maintaining price stability has been signed by Finance Minister Steven Joyce and incoming Acting Reserve Bank Governor Grant Spencer. “Earlier this year I announced that Deputy Reserve Bank […]

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Strong Crown Accounts in April

By   /  June 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Strong Crown Accounts in April

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Strong Crown Accounts in April The Government accounts for the ten months to 30 April 2017 show a surplus of $2.5 billion, although about $1 billion of that is due to timing differences that are expected to reverse out in May, Finance Minister Steven Joyce […]

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