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Government announces BEPS decisions

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Revenue, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Government announces BEPS decisions

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Government announces BEPS decisions Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Revenue Minister Judith Collins have today announced the Government’s final decisions on proposals to address base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS). “The new measures will significantly strengthen our tax rules and our ability to ensure that […]

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Inquiry commences into State sector productivity

By   /  July 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Inquiry commences into State sector productivity

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Inquiry commences into State sector productivity Finance Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed the release of the Productivity Commission’s issues paper for its new inquiry into measuring and improving the productivity and efficiency of core public services in the State sector. “It is important that those […]

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Government responds to tertiary education report

By   /  July 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Steven Joyce, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Government responds to tertiary education report

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Government responds to tertiary education report Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister, Paul Goldsmith have today released the Government’s response to the most extensive review of tertiary education in more than a decade, and outlined its plan for delivering a […]

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Crown company to invest $600m in housing infrastructure

By   /  July 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Finance, Local Government, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Crown company to invest $600m in housing infrastructure

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Crown company to invest $600m in housing infrastructure The Government will co-invest up to $600 million alongside local councils and private investors in network infrastructure for big new housing developments through a re-purposed ultra-fast broadband company, Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Local Government Minister Anne […]

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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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