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Steady as she goes

Steady as she goes

Finance Minister Bill English has every reason to feel pleased with himself after delivering Budget 2016.

No detail on implementation of reforms

No detail on implementation of reforms

The shape of the new child protection service and other social sector reforms is still largely unknown after a "low key'' Budget, a social sector leader says.

'Why not begin where it is worst?'

'Why not begin where it is worst?'

A bowel cancer screening campaigner was "beaming'' after the Budget announcement of a nationwide programme, but is disappointed Otago and Southland have not been prioritised. 

The more people smoke, the more they pay

The more people smoke, the more they pay

The 10% ongoing increase in tobacco tax is the issue most people seemed to get excited about in yesterday's Budget 2016 which had little in it to create any real interest. 

Bryce Edwards: Minister’s offering mild and centrist

Bryce Edwards: Minister’s offering mild and centrist

Comment: There is nothing particularly exciting or offensive about Bill English's eighth Budget. 

Research funding hailed

Research funding hailed

The University of Otago anticipates it will benefit to the tune of "several million dollars'' from extra funding for research announced in yesterday's Budget.

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