Treasury

Treasury Secretary and chief executive Gabriel Makhlouf

Tenant tax tanks Treasury thinking

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 17 Jul 6

The mushiness of government policy directly reflects the mushiness of official advice.

 

Rodney Hide discusses his latest column on NBR Radio and on demand at MyNBR Radio.

Hidesight: Tenant tax tanks Treasury thinking

Fri 17 Jul

The mushiness of government policy directly reflects the mushiness of official advice. Let me quickly illustrate. I won’t make it easy by picking a soft target like, say, the Ministry for Women.

 

Is a tax targeting Auckland property investors fair game?

Mon 13 Jul 3

A proposed tax targeting Auckland property investors and people with “Chinese sounding last names” buying up Auckland’s housing.

Housing minister Nick Smith (Rob Hosking)

The budget papers dump

WEEKEND REVIEW Sat 11 Jul 2

This isn’t really open government: it is government through a glass, darkly.

 

Rob Hosking talks about the Treasury documents dump on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

Prime Minister John Key (Rob Hosking)

The Bluff-it Budget

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 10 Jul 2

Yesterday's document dump of pre-Budget official advice caused nerdgasms among a small, tragic group of political anoraks, myself included.

Southern Response Earthquake Services chief executive Peter Rose

Southern Response to call on $500m backstop as quake claims mount

Fri 10 Jul

Budget documents show the Treasury thinks it more than likely that Southern Response will need to make a call on additional capital provided under its Crown Support deed.

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