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Hon Bill English

20 November, 2014

NZ performing well, return to surplus a challenge

New Zealand remains on track for solid economic growth, more jobs and rising incomes over the next few years, but falling dairy prices and low inflation will make returning to surplus this year challenging, Finance Minister Bill English says.

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7 November, 2014

Economy growing but fiscal position challenging

The Crown accounts for the first three months of the current financial year are broadly consistent with forecasts, but at the same time highlight the challenge of returning to surplus, Finance Minister Bill English says.

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4 November, 2014

Next step in social investment focus

The Government remains committed to its social investment approach to improve services for New Zealanders most in need, Finance Minister Bill English says.

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29 October, 2014

First steps taken towards flag referendum

Cabinet has agreed on the details of the flag referendum process and every political party represented in Parliament has been invited to take part, say Prime Minister John Key and Deputy Prime Minister Bill English.

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