CROWN FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR HALF-YEAR TO 31 DECEMBER 1996

  • Bill Birch
Finance

The Financial Statements of the Government of New Zealand for the six months ended 31 December 1996 will be tabled in Parliament at 2.00 pm on Thursday 27 February.

Release Procedures

Copies of the Financial Statements will be distributed to the Press Gallery soon after tabling.

The Financial Statements will be made available on the Internet (http:/ww.treasury.govt.New Zealand) shortly after tabling.

There will be a short lock-up briefing for wire agencies from 1.30 pm on the 14th floor of the Treasury, No 1 The Terrace.
The lock-up will be in the same format as for the monthly release of the financial statements. Treasury officials will be available to answer questions.

Attendees will be released from the briefing at 2.00 pm.

An overview and the key financial statements will be faxed by the Treasury to those who normally receive faxed summaries of the monthly statements.

Other members of the media can collect copies of the Statements from the 3rd floor reception, The Treasury, No 1 The Terrace, Wellington, after they have been tabled.

Copies of the Financial Statements can be purchased from Bennetts Bookshops after tabling