Posts Tagged ‘budget 2016’

National party to be banned from future budget lockups

Written By: - Date published: 9:55 am, May 31st, 2016 - 6 comments

After a significant security leak National will be forced to ban itself from future budget lockups.

Budget 2016 – F for Fail

Written By: - Date published: 8:15 am, May 27th, 2016 - 31 comments

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— Deborah Russell

The Mother Budget

Written By: - Date published: 6:21 pm, May 26th, 2016 - 86 comments

There are budgets and there are budgets. And for all the presence or absence of bright ideas, there’s a budget that threatens to subsume all others…

Budget Live

Written By: - Date published: 1:45 pm, May 26th, 2016 - 84 comments

Live coverage of the budget starts around 2pm.

Well that was boring.

Pre-budget reading

Written By: - Date published: 9:52 am, May 26th, 2016 - 20 comments

Budget day! Here’s a little light reading to get us started. Write your own line for the budget!

Grant Robertson’s pre-budget speech

Written By: - Date published: 11:08 am, May 23rd, 2016 - 31 comments

Grant Robertson has just delivered his pre-budget speech. One takeaway message: “Labour’s finance spokesman Grant Robertson says Labour will set out a tax package before the 2017 election to set out how it will raise revenue to address issues in education, health and housing”.

Little’s $50 a week message getting through

Written By: - Date published: 7:03 am, May 23rd, 2016 - 113 comments

A great reception for Little’s speech, and a take-home message that resonates well.

Budget month

Written By: - Date published: 9:36 am, May 2nd, 2016 - 14 comments

National’s budgets are boring affairs, but they will be hoping for some distraction from current events.

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