If you're nowhere near a PC and Treasury's website on Thursday, the government says Budget 2012 will also be available as a smartphone and tablet app.
Finance Minister Bill English says the cost of the new app was funded through reduced printing costs.
The budget app, called NZ Budget, will work on Android phones and tablets, iPhones, and iPads.
It will allow users to read the Budget speech and key Budget documents, watch video coverage and read ministers’ public statements.
The cost of the new app was funded through reduced printing costs. It was developed in less than four weeks for the Treasury by Wellington company PaperKite.
The NZ Budget app will be available to download free from Apple and Android app stores from late Wednesday afternoon.
Further information and links will be available from the Treasury’s website at the (currently blank) www.treasury.govt.nz/budget/app. The app will go live at 2pm Thursday.
Printed copies of key Budget documents will still be available from selected bookshops. Full documents will also be available at the Treasury’s website from 2pm on Thursday, 24 May, when the Budget is delivered in Parliament.
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