Budget 2018 will set out the Coalition Government’s plan to transform the economy and rebuild our neglected public services so that we can improve the living standards of all New Zealanders, Finance Minister Grant Robertson said today.
Hon Grant Robertson
Minister of Finance Grant Robertson has welcomed the IMF’s Concluding Statement, released following its annual visit, which provides an independent assessment of the strength of the New Zealand economy.
The Government has begun winding down public funding for large-scale irrigation through Crown Irrigation Investments Limited (CIIL), in line with the Coalition Agreement and the Confidence & Supply Agreement.
Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson today wished the New Zealand team the best of luck as the Commonwealth Games opens on the Gold Coast in Australia.
The Government’s accounts continued to track slightly better than expected in the eight months to the end of February, with the Government surplus nearly $500 million higher than the Treasury forecast in December, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says.
Finance Minister Grant Robertson and incoming Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr today signed a new Policy Targets Agreement (PTA) setting out specific targets for maintaining price stability and a requirement for employment outcomes to be considered in the conduct of monetary policy.
The 2018 Investment Statement He Puna Hao Pātiki, shows how the Treasury is moving towards a more holistic way of assessing the Government’s balance sheet, by incorporating principles from the Living Standards Framework alongside financial considerations, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says.
Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson today launched a new study by Sport NZ which explores the value of sport to New Zealanders, their communities and our country.
The Government’s target, to reduce the proportion of children in poverty from 15% now to a world-leading 5% within ten years, remains unchanged following Treasury’s corrected and updated projections, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.
Minister for Sport and Recreation Grant Robertson and Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter today welcomed New Zealand’s successful bid to host the 8th International Working Group on Women in Sport secretariat from 2018 to 2022.
Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson today officially opened the Canoe Slalom New Zealand High Performance Training Centre at the Vector Wero White Water Park in Manukau, Auckland.
Stronger employment growth and residential investment continued to support the Government’s financial accounts in the seven months to the end of January, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says.
Records continue to tumble for New Zealand at the Winter Olympic Games, with Nico Porteous’ bronze medal in the men’s ski halfpipe, Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson says.
Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson congratulates snowboarder Zoi Sadowski-Synnott on winning the bronze medal in the Women’s Big Air at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea today.
Minister of Finance, and Sport and Recreation, Grant Robertson, today departs for the Republic of Korea and then Singapore to meet with political and business leaders and to attend the Winter Olympic Games.
A conference bringing international experts on wellbeing to New Zealand will provide valuable insights for policies to raise living standards of all Kiwis, and help promote New Zealand as a world-leading proponent of wellbeing research, says Finance Minister Grant Robertson.
Finance Minister Grant Robertson welcomes news that Standard & Poor’s has affirmed its AA/A-1+' foreign currency and 'AA+/A-1+' local currency sovereign credit ratings on New Zealand.