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Building consents top 24,000 per year

Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today welcomed the latest figures from Statistics New Zealand that show strong annual growth in the number of building consents.

KiwiSaver & Saving
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Concern increased retirement contributions could result in backdoor education cuts

Concern increased retirement contributions could result in backdoor education cuts

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.

Home Loans
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NZ home loan affordability flat as house prices stagnate

Home loan affordability was flat across most of New Zealand in September after the national median house price and interest rates were unchanged.

Employment
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Unions will pick up the Forest Safety challenge

"The report of the Independent Forest Safety Review Panel is a wake-up call for all stakeholders in the forest industry, including unions," said Robert Reid, General Secretary of FIRST Union.

Tax
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NZ's tax system 'second most competitive in the world'

Findings that New Zealand’s tax system is the second most competitive of all 34 OECD countries reflect changes that should be promoted more internationally, says Greg Thompson, Partner and National Director, Tax at Grant Thornton New Zealand.

Prices & Spending
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Discretionary spending increases

Discretionary spending increases

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.

Investing
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Antarctica comes to Auckland Museum this August

Step ‘inside’ the historic huts of Antarctic explorers Captain Robert Falcon Scott and Sir Ernest Shackleton to relive a time of extraordinary polar exploration in a new exhibition based around the work of New Zealand photographer Jane Ussher.

Business
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Air New Zealand welcomes air freight decision

The Australian Federal Court today delivered its decision in relation to the long running airfreight case brought by the ACCC in 2010, alleging agreements with airline competitors in Hong Kong and Singapore between 2000 and 2006.

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