finance and expenditure committee

Graeme Wheeler

Wheeler seeks ‘soft landing’ for property market

Thu 13 Jun 7

Hopes to cushion the landing for over-heating Auckland and Christchurch property markets in an effort to avoid the pitfalls seen in the US.

Treasury secretary Gabriel Makhlouf

Current account gap no threat to economic stability - Mahklouf

Wed 12 Jun 1

Deficit is being exaggerated by insurance flows stemming from the Canterbury rebuild and is not ringing alarm bells, Treasury secretary says.

New tool kit won't stop rampant Auckland housing market

Thu 14 Mar 3

In recent months, banks have been writing bigger mortgages as a ratio to the value of property.

Gabriel Makhlouf: risks still skewed to the downside

Treasury keeps half-year forecasts intact, sees kiwi strong into next year

Wed 13 Feb

Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf tells parliament's finance and expenditure committee its forecast average annual growth of 2.5% in the next five years is by and large intact.

Graeme Wheeler delivers his report earlier today

Governor’s parliamentary debut ends with a whimper

Wed 7 Nov 15

Graeme Wheeler's first appearance before a parliamentary select committee descends into farce when the room is cleared to let politicians argue for more time with him.

Wellington Airport gouging $100m from service charges: Air NZ

Thu 19 Jul 2

The airport has extracted $100 million in excessive profits with its most recent price increases for services, says its biggest customer, Air New Zealand.

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