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The Government is launching the second chapter in its rewrite of the Overseas Investment Act to ensure investments are consistent with New Zealand’s national interest.

Finance Minister Grant Robertson is travelling today to attend a series of international economic meetings and bilateral engagements in Indonesia, Malaysia and Papua New Guinea.

The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) latest global economic forecasts are a timely reminder of why the Coalition Government is running surpluses, sensibly managing debt and focussing on policies to support growth, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says.

A strong surplus and falling net debt reflect a growing economy and show the Coalition Government is managing the books responsibly, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says.

There definitely has been a big change since I was up here last year.

The Coalition Government is welcoming another sign that our economic plan and decisions to run surpluses and pay down debt are paying off for New Zealand, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says.

The public is encouraged to provide feedback on the interim report released today by the Tax Working Group (TWG), Finance Minister Grant Robertson and Revenue Minister Stuart Nash said on Thursday.

Measures to modernise the framework New Zealand governments use to manage public finances took a step forward today, Finance Minister Grant Robertson said on Wednesday.

Minister Grant Robertson will undertake a two day visit to Canberra, beginning tomorrow, covering both finance, and arts and culture topics.

Finance Minister Grant Robertson today announced three new appointments to the Independent Expert Advisory Panel ahead of Phase 2 of the Review of the Reserve Bank Act.

Kia ora everyone, and welcome back to Parliament for the third day of the Third International Conference on Wellbeing & Public Policy.

Kia ora and welcome to the Parliament of New Zealand, Te Whare Paremata. It is my great pleasure to be here today to open the Third International Conference on Well-Being and Public Policy.

The Bill to put in place the Government’s policy of banning overseas buyers of existing homes has passed its third and final reading in the House.  

Greg Miller has been appointed to chair the KiwiRail board, Minister for State Owned Enterprises Winston Peters and Minister of Finance Grant Robertson announced today.

Thank you very much for having me here today.

I want to begin by setting the scene and giving a bit of context to the situation in which the New Zealand economy is operating right now.

The Future of Work Tripartite Forum’s first meeting saw a productive discussion between business, unions and government on the challenges and opportunities of the changing world of work, Finance Minister Grant Robertson said today.

Associate Finance Minister David Parker said he is saddened by National’s attempts to amend the ban on foreign buyers to make it easier for the wealthiest foreigners to outbid New Zealanders.

Brian Corban has been appointed to the KiwiRail board as Deputy Chair, Minister for State Owned Enterprises Winston Peters and Finance Minister Grant Robertson announced today.

Thank you very much for having me here today. I know the Prime Minister would have loved to be here, but I’m sure you can all appreciate she’s somewhat preoccupied at the moment.

She did ask me to relay a message to you all. It reads:

The Productivity Commission will hold an inquiry into Local Government funding and financing, Finance Minister Grant Robertson announced today.

The latest Government financial statements show the books remain in a good position, with a strong surplus indicating that revenue and expenses are tracking in line with the Treasury’s Budget forecasts, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says.
The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) latest annual review of the New Zealand economy shows the Government’s economic plan will support growth and help close the infrastructure and social deficits that built up in recent years, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says.
New Zealand’s largest ever 10-year plan for land transport investment announced today sends a clear message that the Coalition Government is committed to a long-term nationwide infrastructure strategy to boost productivity and support businesses to grow, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says.