Infometrics chief forecaster Gareth Kiernan says strong export incomes are good for provinces.

Provinces to spur NZ growth over next 18 months

Thu 19 Jul 2

New Zealand’s provincial economies are poised to drive growth in the economy.

Former Prime Minister Jim Bolger and Workplace Relations Minister Iain Lees-Galloway announce the working group

Government brings in Bolger to spearhead contentious workplace reform

Tue 5 Jun 29

Working group on fair pay Agreements launched.

First Union's Dennis Maga says the kiwifruit industry needs to create better working conditions.

Union upset with Coalition’s kiwifruit call

Tue 8 May 5

Government says worker shortages mean growers should be allowed to hire foreigners.

Pollsters David Farrar and Stephen Mills both rate the government with a pass mark.

Head-to-head: Farrar vs Mills on the coalition's first six months

Wed 2 May

Coalition government a team of two halves. Watch Grant Walker's interview with the National and Labour pollsters.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the government will not back off its commitment to get net debt down to 20% of GDP within five years.

PM rates the coalition a 'strong seven'

Wed 2 May 14

Watch Jacinda Arden on the government's first six months in office, delays in making GP visits cheaper, and taxes. 

Phil Twyford says he wants to put an end to the ‘scaremongering’ suggesting the government is taking money away from regions for Auckland.

Toll roads among Auckland $28b transport plans

Thu 26 Apr 21

Transport Minister promises Auckland will only get a 'fair share' of funding.


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