Finance Minister Grant Robertson says he is "very disappointed" that Treasury didn't find out more about the Budget breach before calling in the police.
Businesses will get a boost from access to a new $300million venture capital fund and a further $157million innovation fund, the latter to assist with creating high-value, low-emissions products.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she is withholding judgement on the Finance Minister's controversial decision to dine on cheese rolls made with rye bread for his pre-Budget snack.
Yesterday's Budget confirmed funding for the biggest building project in the health sector, the new Dunedin Hospital, as well as allocating $1.7billion over two years to upgrading other hospitals.
Treasury staff have mistakenly given copies of this year's Budget to journalists and political commentators early.
An Oamaru-born woman who is on the cover of the Government's Wellbeing Budget says she had to give up New Zealand because she couldn't afford to live here - and moved to Australia.
The Hillside railway workshops may reprise their role as the beating heart of industrial South Dunedin, thanks to a massive cash injection for rail announced in the Budget.
Modelling suggests the government should be on track to meet its first set of targets for reducing the numbers of children living in poverty in New Zealand.
A Dunedin family with experience of support services for the intellectually disabled and mentally ill says the mental health announcement was one of the pluses of the 2019 Budget.
The Government has unveiled its first-ever Wellbeing Budget, committing almost $2 billion dollars towards mental health funding and another billion on child wellbeing.
Retirees did not get a mention in the Budget, but that did not concern Yvonne and Graeme Perkins, of Luggate, who believed money was being spent in the right areas.
This may have been the Wellbeing Budget, but Budget 2019's bottom-line numbers show Finance Minister Grant Robertson has not taken his eye off the nation's wealth.
The Government wants to scrap school donations for low- and middle-decile schools in an effort to put more cash in the hands of parents.
Our experts examine yesterday's Budget and give it a mixed grade with some saying it is not transformational enough.
Today's Budget is just another example of the Government failing to deliver in its self-proclaimed year of delivery, National leader Simon Bridges says.
Paramedics and ambulance staff could be in for a pay increase of just over 6 percent and shift allowances under a new deal being offered by St John after the government gave the organisation a $21...
More than 300,000 beneficiaries will see up to $17 extra every week by 2023 with a boost to benefits announced today in Budget 2019.