Steven Joyce

NZ wins transtasman budget competition again - and this from an Australian CEO

Fri 26 May

Australia's government didn’t plan for future contingencies and New Zealand did.

How good is Budget 2017 for business?

Fri 26 May 2

Labour, Greens, National, EMA and BusinessNZ all weigh in on how good the budget was for Kiwi businesses.

Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Labour finance spokesman Grant Robertson

Private Bin

Fri 26 May

Old news, Joyce and Robertson.

No lolly scramble in the budget but sweeteners a-plenty

Thu 25 May 1

The normally unflappable Mr Joyce appeared slightly shocked anyone would think the budget is concerned with what he calls "a certain event in late September."

Budget 2017: Transport drives $32.5 billion infrastructure spend

Thu 25 May

Transport is the biggest target for investment with $9.2 billion over the timeframe.

Budget 2017: Rail gets better part of $1 billion

Thu 25 May

Some $450 million was set aside for KiwiRail over the next two years to help restore the southern trunk line destroyed by last year's Kaikoura earthquake.


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