New Zealanders are in paid work in record numbers and wages are outpacing inflation as the Government’s economic plan continues to deliver more jobs and growing wages to help with cost of living pressures.
Hon Grant Robertson
The Cyclone Recovery Minister has outlined the three categorisations of property in areas affected by the severe weather events earlier this year.
Inflation has come in lower than all market expectations but the Government is still focussed on bringing it down further and helping kiwis with the cost of living.
The Government is welcoming interest by the New Zealand Olympic Committee in hosting the 2034 Commonwealth Games.
The Government is providing an additional $25 million to help more businesses in the clean-up from the damage caused by Cyclone Gabrielle affected regions and get them back on their feet.
Grant Robertson departs this evening for Washington DC to attend the spring meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
The Government’s balanced and disciplined financial management has left New Zealand well placed to focus on supporting Kiwis dealing with cost of living pressures and the recovery and rebuild of Cyclone Gabrielle.
The Government has released its interim response to the Productivity Commission’s Report, Immigration – Fit for the Future.
The Government via the Cyclone Taskforce is working with local government and insurance companies to build a picture of high-risk areas following Cyclone Gabrielle and January floods.
The economy has continued to show its resilience despite today’s GDP figures showing a modest decline in the December quarter, leaving the Government well positioned to help New Zealanders face cost of living pressures in a challenging global environment.
The Government is providing a further $25 million in grants to help more businesses in cyclone-affected regions with the clean up and get them back up and running.
Ministers have agreed to extend the interim support package for cyclone and flood affected businesses to include the Wairarapa region.
The Government’s sound financial management means New Zealand is well placed to support families and businesses dealing with cost of living pressures and extreme weather events.
As farmers and growers continue their work to re-establish their businesses in the wake of Cyclone Gabrielle, the Government is providing a boost of $26 million to meet the need in the recovery efforts.
The Terms of Reference for the Cyclone Gabrielle Recovery Taskforce have been agreed by Cabinet, with the Taskforce’s primary purpose to align locally led recovery plans with the work of government agencies and the private sector.
The Government is providing $25 million in grants to help businesses in cyclone-affected regions clean up and get back on their feet.
The Government is providing $25 million to kick-start recovery efforts for farmers, growers, whenua Māori owners, and rural communities significantly affected by Cyclone Gabrielle. This funding is part of the $50 million support package announced yesterday.
The Government is providing a further interim emergency relief package for regions hit by Cyclone Gabrielle and the January floods.