Act New Zealand MP Hilary Calvert says she received no
personal concessions from incoming party leader Don Brash to
support his challenge to former leader Rodney Hide.
The Don-Key team will be
officially back in action from tomorrow when the Act caucus
and board endorse former National leader Don Brash as the
party's new leader.
New Zealand Reserve Bank governor Alan Bollard took a relaxed
tone yesterday when announcing that the official cash rate
would stay unchanged at 2.5%.
The Budget next month will map a credible path back to a
fiscal surplus, Finance Minister Bill English said yesterday.
New Zealand's export-led recovery is in danger of stalling as
the New Zealand dollar continues to appreciate against
currencies of its major trading partners.
Recent board approval has given Credit Union South the green
light to return to its roots of helping its members become
Independent MP Hone Harawira met supporters in Dunedin last
night before the expected launch of his new political party
later this week.
The official cash rate is widely expected to stay at 2.5%
when the Reserve Bank makes its decision tomorrow but markets
will be looking for any signs for a future rate rise.
Thousands of New Zealand residents could have potential tax
problems if they have worked in the United Kingdom, WHK
Dunedin tax principal Jarod Chisholm says.
The ASB commodity index reached another high in US dollar
terms at the weekend.
cars for sale
Submit your news & photos - Login or
Opinion? Have your say - Login or Register
event or notice
Add a photo
Make ODT my
Otago Daily Times print and digital edition, The
Star - Dunedin, The News - Central Otago, The
Ensign - Gore, Southland Express -
Invercargill, Southern Rural Life - Otago and
Southland, The Courier - Timaru, Courier Country - Canterbury and
West Coast, Queenstown Times - Queenstown, Mountain Scene -
Queenstown, The Oamaru Mail - Oamaru, The
Greymouth Star - Greymouth, Hokitika Guardian - Hokitika,
West Coast Messenger - West Coast, The Ashburton Courier -
Ashburton, The News - North Canterbury, Extra! schools
Times South Canterbury