The Government has welcomed Te Waihanga/New Zealand Infrastructure Commission’s first infrastructure strategy as a major milestone in building a more prosperous, resilient and sustainable future for all New Zealanders.
Hon Grant Robertson
- Local councils ownership of water entities confirmed and new shareholding structure put in place
Further increases in consumer prices are a reminder of the current global economic challenges and the need for responsible fiscal policy in New Zealand, Grant Robertson said today.
The resilience of the economy has continued to be reflected in the Crown’s accounts, though the full effects of the Omicron outbreak have yet to show up in the books which reinforces the need for balanced financial management.
The Government is continuing to support Air New Zealand as the majority shareholder by committing to participate in the national carrier’s proposal to raise capital and accelerate the recovery for the airline and the New Zealand economy.
The Prime Minister has officially opened the Transmission Gully motorway, in time for the Easter break, school holidays, and the return of tourists to New Zealand.
Sixteen national and regional organisations have been awarded funding to increase opportunities for young people with disabilities in sport and recreation.
The Government’s efforts to support the recovery have been reflected in the solid rebound in GDP today which shows the economy remains resilient as we look to the next stage of the recovery with the opening of our borders and return of tourists.
The Government has congratulated the New Zealand Paralympic Team following their most successful Paralympic Winter Games for New Zealand in twenty years.
The Government will cut 25 cents a litre off fuel for three months as part of a cost of living package aimed at giving Kiwi families immediate relief through the current global energy crisis triggered by the war in Ukraine.
Finance Minister Hon Grant Robertson yesterday hosted a call with his counterparts from Australia and the United States. Canada and the United Kingdom were represented by deputies.
New Zealanders have heard the same tired old story from National Party leader Christopher Luxon today that fails to give any new ideas for our future, Grant Robertson said.
On behalf of the people of Aotearoa New Zealand, the Government wishes the New Zealand Paralympian team all the best for the upcoming Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games, Minister for Sport and Recreation Grant Robertson said.
The Crown’s accounts continue to reflect the resilience of the economy and the Government’s balanced financial management and puts the country in a strong position to respond to Omicron.
Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson has today announced the outcomes of the governance and organisational review of Sport NZ and High Performance Sport NZ (HPSNZ).
The first payments from the new COVID Support Payment have gone out today after applications opened yesterday.
The Government is providing more support for sport and recreation organisations in the Auckland, Northland and Waikato regions financially affected by the extended COVID alert level restrictions between August and December last year.
The Government is providing additional certainty for businesses struggling with the Omicron outbreak that they will be able to access the new targeted COVID Support Payment (CSP).
Bob Buckle and Peter Harris have been reappointed as external members of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), Grant Robertson said.
Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson has congratulated New Zealand’s Winter Olympic Team on making history at the Beijing Olympic Games.
A new targeted COVID Support Payment will be made available for businesses struggling with revenue during the Omicron outbreak.
The resilience of the economy continues to be reflected in the Government’s financial accounts and puts the country in a strong position to respond to the ongoing pandemic.
Budget 2022 will be delivered on Thursday 19 May, Finance Minister Grant Robertson announced today.