Former Labour cabinet minister’s resignation from the boards of both agencies accepted yesterday.
Similarity between NZ and US ‘values’ constantly referenced in business summit held in Auckland today.
ANALYSIS: Christopher Luxon has a positive approach to the news media, while Winston Peters is antagonistic.
The Government has confirmed after its first full Cabinet meeting which legislation is getting culled in its 100-day plan, and what is in.
It is unclear whether investors will come back when ban on offshore oil and gas exploration is removed by new coalition Government.
Whatever it does, a big increase in investment is needed to fix the infrastructure.
Simon Bridges says there is a sense of momentum in the lead-up to Christmas.
But setting up new Ministry of Regulation will take several months at least.
Compromises appear to have been made to accommodate all parties in the Cabinet.
Tax cuts will come into effect next July as income tax thresholds rise.