The economy is expected to grow at about 3% a year through to 2017, driving jobs growth and reducing the unemployment rate, according NZIER.
Government's plans for thousands of new houses on Crown land not that easy.
Sally Lindsay talks about the government's housing plan on NBR Radio, and on demand on MyNBR Radio.
Yesterday's property tax policy change was worked on in 2010 - and then dropped.
Rob Hosking gives his analysis of what to watch out for this week in politics and economics on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.