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English Following Budgets To Be Tougher

English Following Budgets To Be Tougher
By Maggie Tait of NZPA Wellington, May 29 NZPA - Finance Minister Bill English warned of tough budgets to come in his post-budget speech in Wellington this morning.

Rating Agency Verdict Lifted Dark Cloud - English

Rating Agency Verdict Lifted Dark Cloud - English
Wellington, May 29 NZPA - A positive verdict from international credit rating agency Standard and Poor's has lifted a dark cloud, Finance Minister Bill English said today.

Credit Rating Agency S&P Delivers Favourable Budget Verdict

Credit Rating Agency S&P Delivers Favourable Budget Verdict
By Ian Llewellyn of NZPA Wellington, May 28 NZPA - International credit rating agency Standard and Poor's has cast a favourable verdict on the budget, upgrading New Zealand's outlook from negative to stable.

Super Rates Remain The Same, Despite Slashing Fund Contributions

Super Rates Remain The Same, Despite Slashing Fund Contributions
By Kate Chapman of NZPA Wellington, May 28 NZPA - Despite slashing contributions to the New Zealand Superannuation Fund the Government has said it will not cut payments to superannuitants.

Labour Attacks National Over Dropping Tax Cuts In Budget

Labour Attacks National Over Dropping Tax Cuts In Budget
Wellington, May 27 NZPA - Labour MP's have furiously attacked Prime Minister John Key over expectations that planned tax cuts will be scuttled in tomorrow's budget.

Budget Blues May Have The Sound Of Wedding Bells For English

Budget Blues May Have The Sound Of Wedding Bells For English
By Ian Llewellyn of NZPA - Wellington, May 27 NZPA - Finance Minister Bill English's first budget tomorrow may remind some of the wedding ditty -- "Something old, something new; something borrowed, something blue."

Budget Not Written For Credit Rating Agencies Says English

Budget Not Written For Credit Rating Agencies Says English
By Ian Llewellyn of NZPA Wellington, May 26 NZPA - Accusations this Thursday's budget is being written to pander to international credit rating agencies are being denied by Finance Minister Bill English.

Budget's Insulation Spending Will Surpise Some Says Key

Budget's Insulation Spending Will Surpise Some Says Key
By Ian Llewellyn of NZPA Wellington, May 25 NZPA - There might be some surprise at the amount of money to be spent on insulating homes in this Thursday's budget, Prime Minister John Key said today.

A Summary Of Some Major Budgets From The Past

A Summary Of Some Major Budgets From The Past
The May 28 budget has been labelled the most important since 1984. IAN LLEWELLYN of NZPA looks at some defining budgets. Wellington, May 24 NZPA - Crucial budgets down through the years. THE BLACK BUDGET

Key Says Budget Will Avert Credit Downgrade

Key Says Budget Will Avert Credit Downgrade
Wellington, May 11 NZPA - The May 28 budget will ensure New Zealand is not downgraded by credit rating agencies, Prime Minister John Key predicted today. There have been concerns that New Zealand's ballooning debt will lead to the agencies cutting its credit rating.

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