The Southern District Health Board lost $5 million in "real
terms'' in Budget 2016, the Labour Party says.
Finance Minister Bill English has every reason to feel
pleased with himself after delivering Budget 2016.
Comment: There is nothing particularly
exciting or offensive about Bill English's eighth
Health, education and
social services are the winners in a Budget which contains
few surprises but also few contentious moves.
vulnerable will receive a $650 million funding boost spanning
health, welfare and education services aimed at helping those
at-risk "lead better lives''.
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