The National Party's election manifesto was released
yesterday in Parliament, masquerading as Budget 2011.
accountant Michael Cunningham (23) believes the Government
should have taken an extra step in Budget 2011 and made
Finance Minister Bill English will this afternoon release a
tough Budget aimed at battling rising debt.
Some last-minute cynicism has emerged in business circles as
Finance Minister Bill English prepares to release his Budget
The Maori Party has forced Communications and Information
Technology Minister Steven Joyce to back down on a proposed
regulatory holiday for ultra-fast broadband (UFB) prices,
The Government will receive a $521 million special dividend
from Meridian Energy thanks to Genesis Energy borrowing money
from its bankers to help pay for Meridian's Tekapo assets.
to climb in popularity as changes to the scheme containing
the retirement savings of 1.7 million New Zealanders become
The school holidays and Easter helped boost Otago-Southland
retailers' activity in April, the latest BNZ-Business New
Zealand performance in services index shows.
Unlisted energy retailers appear to be benefiting from
consumers looking for the best-value electricity prices as
times remain tough for households.
Excuse me for thinking the world of technology has gone
slightly crazy in the past week or two.
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