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EARLY BUDGET ANNOUNCEMENTS BOOST PRIVATE SOCIAL PROVIDERS

SAM LOTU-LIGA announced that the government is to invest an additional $6.5 million in 2015/16 in both new and existing initiatives to help reduce prisoner...

JOBS FIGURES LEAVE ROBERTSON FLAT FOOTED

The Government understandably was able yesterday to bask in the reflected glory of unemployment figures which showed no movement at all. To highlight that National...

REPORT SAYS PROPERTY SPECULATORS ARE FORCING AUCKLAND HOUSE PRICES UP

There is clear evidence that property speculators are putting pressure on the Auckland property market. Local property investors and Chinese buyers are putting pressure on...

GOODBYE EUROPE IT'S THE ASIA PACIFIC NOW

Fresh off a plane from South America, Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce, bounded into the National Party’s northern regional conference at Waitangi at the...

BILL ENGLISH PREVIEWS THE BUDGET

Finance Minister says he will be sticking with his $1 billion allocation for new expenditure in the May 21 Budget. This will be despite a...

FROM CSI TO AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

Crown Research Institutes are thanking the TV forensic science series “CSI” for an upsurge in New Zealand born Scientists joining the Institutes. Science New Zealand...

LABOUR TALKING ABOUT TAXING WEALTH

Labour is looking for a replacement for its capital gains tax. And one influential former advisor is advocating a wealth tax, particularly the return of...

LARRY ELLISON'S COMPANY RESPONDS TO SUBSIDY FURORE

United States software billionaire Larry Ellison’s New Zealand company has broken its silence on how it came to get up to $17.25 million of...

PM BEGINS THE BUDGET SELL

PM's speech to Business New Zealand Pre Budget lunchPrime Minister’s John Key’s much awaited Pre- Budget speech to Business New Zealand in Wellington suggests...

IS LABOUR GOING TO AXE ITS KIWISAVER POLICY?

Labour is reviewing its controversial policy to use Kiwisaver interest rates to influence the Reserve Bank’s Official Cash Rate. But the other arm of its...