The government still expects to deliver the entire $38million boost in funding for public broadcasting promised by Labour prior to the election, says the Broadcasting Minister.
Medical students say the government has "left them in the dark" by breaking its promise to lift the eight-year borrowing limit on their student loans in this year's Budget.
Research and development funding was almost an aside in Budget 2018, although its importance to the future economic growth of NZ is undeniable. Business editor Dene Mackenzie reports on the reaction to the changes.
Midwives across the country say they are "devastated" with yesterday's Budget announcement and are calling it quits.
A Government's first budget sets its tone and path. The title is "Foundations for the Future" and Jacinda Ardern has billed it as "transformative". Grand words. Does the Budget live up to them?
People who voted for a change of government at last year's election will be feeling vindicated by Grant Robertson's first Budget.
Community midwives received a long-awaited pay rise in yesterday's Budget.
For one Dunedin family, the latest Budget has "money going where it should", but for them the devil will be in the details.
Growing surpluses are a feature of Finance Minister Grant Robertson's first Budget, delivered yesterday.
Keeping the old Dunedin Hospital functioning until the new one is built has probably become a great deal easier for the Southern DHB as the cash-strapped organisation gets a cash injection as part of the Budget's health-funding booster.
Fixing hospitals, enabling access to care and addressing New Zealand's ageing population were Health Minister David Clark's priorities in yesterday's Budget.
OPINION: Finance Minister Grant Robertson has delivered his first Budget in line with his promises and predictions, but he may have missed the opportunity to cement the Government's place in history.
The Government is committing to a multibillion-dollar investment to build public housing and thousands of affordable homes, a move welcomed by the Real Estate Institute.
National leader Simon Bridges has described Grant Robertson's Budget as "tax more and borrow more".
Minister for Racing Winston Peters announced a $4.8 million tax cut for the New Zealand racing industry in today's Budget.
The cash-strapped SDHB is to get a cash injection as part of the Budget's health funding booster.
The Government has released its first Budget, calling it the foundations for the future.
Finance Minister Grant Robertson has found an extra $24 billion to spend over the next four years by taking in more tax, reprioritising existing expenses, and thanks to delaying the previous...
The Government will extend free doctors visits' and prescriptions to under-14s and also make visits cheaper for people eligible for a Community Services Card.
Promises of a big boost to education have resulted in an extra $1.6 billion put into the sector and funding for 1500 more teachers in today's Budget, but schools may feel short-changed.