Simon Bridges

Budget 2017: Government ups spending on science and innovation

Thu 25 May

The increase includes the previously announced $74.6 million increase for Callaghan Innovation research and development grants.

Private Bin

Fri 19 May

Parliamentarians are getting excited about the prospect of a pyjama party on budget night.

Budget 2017: Film industry receives $300m boost over next four years

Fri 12 May 14

Economic Development Minister says the $3.3 billion screen industry also has spinoffs in tourism and high technology.

Ralph Shale

The best reform for NZVIF? Scrap it in favour of tax write-offs for investors


Ralph Shale knows how to work the system. But now he wants to change it.

Ministry of Social Development deputy chief executive Murray Edridge

Government unconcerned about Fuji Xerox being under investigation

Mon 1 May

MSD confirms it recently awarded Fuji Xerox a contract, despite questions about the company’s financial records.

Kaikoura quake to shave 0.1% from NZ's GDP over two years, report shows

Fri 28 Apr 1

A Market Economics report estimates the quake will hit gross domestic product by $465 million over two years


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