Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today welcomed the release of the Land Use Recovery Plan by Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee.
The education sector union NZEI TE Riu Roa is calling on the government to come clean about how increased employer contributions to Kiwisaver and other retirement schemes will be funded for the education sector.
High loan-to-value ratio (LVR) mortgage lending - otherwise known as low-deposit lending - fell during October, according to new statistics published by the Reserve Bank today.
Massey University PhD graduate Kristin Murray was working for a call centre business with a predominantly youthful workforce when she first came up with an idea for a Master’s thesis.
An omnibus tax bill introduced today by Revenue Minister Todd McClay proposes changes to bring greater clarity to the tax rules and make them easier for businesses and other taxpayers to understand and comply with.
Figures released today by Paymark, which processes around 75% of all electronic transactions in New Zealand, show that Kiwis spent a total of just over $4.6 billion in December via Paymark's network, pushing the annual growth rate up slightly to 3.4 per cent.
Kiwibank has switched its headline home loan rate from two years to one year. The one-year rate has been dropped from 5.25% p.a. to 4.89% p.a. The two-year rate has been changed back from the special promotion rate of 4.99% p.a. to 5.25% p.a.
Claims by the Auckland Taxi Association that 50 drivers who have been campaigning for better conditions at Auckland Airport have been sacked are false.