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Finance minister denies public sector pay movement pause is a ‘freeze’

Grant Robertson says wellbeing a focus of coming budget, but so too is debt reduction.

Dita De Boni Mon, 10 May 2021

Finance Minister Grant Robertson used a pre-budget speech to a BNZ-Deloitte Auckland breakfast event this morning to hit back at those who have criticised the government’s freeze on public sector pay.

In the lead-up to his fourth budget – which the minister called his “sixth”, given two

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