The Government has lifted the lid on the 2022 Budget, publishing a trove of behind-the-scenes document detailing how it was put together.
The Government's $350 cost-of-living bonus announced last week in Budget 22 has been taken away with the Reserve Bank's cash rate rise, according to Kiwibank's chief economist.
No new funding for aged residential care in Thursday’s Budget will lead to the progressive collapse of the system which cares for the country’s elderly, a sector leader says.
Treasury advised against the Government's $350 cost of living payment in yesterday's Budget, saying it was a "poor mechanism for supporting households with a longer-term problem".
Balancing the books of government when it comes to a pandemic Budget was never going to be an easy task.
Budget 2022 is not the Budget many people needed, but it is perhaps the Budget the country needed to have.
It is good news for potential first-home buyers.
Finance Minister Grant Robertson favoured the word balance in the lead up to yesterday’s Budget.
A University of Otago immunologist and clinical microbiologist has welcomed the Government’s financial booster for RNA research and development, announced in Budget 2022.
For the first time in decades, this year’s Budget was delivered in the menacing shadow of inflation.
In Budget 2022 Finance Minister Grant Robertson is placing a great deal of faith in the projections contained within three graphs.
Dunedin bus users are pleased about an extension of half-price fares announced in yesterday’s Budget, but services in the city are being hit hard by driver sickness.
The Government has given struggling New Zealanders short-term relief from the increasing cost of living.
Māori initiatives are again getting more than $1 billion from this year's Budget, including $299 million towards health reforms.
Opposition MPs are not holding back in their disdain for Budget 2022, with National labelling it "backwards" and Act the "brain-drain Budget".
After extensive pressure on drug-buying agency Pharmac, and a major review of its operations, Budget 2022 has provided a big cash injection.
Nearly $3 billion of Budget cash is going towards the education sector as it moves away from the decile system and addresses pay parity issues.
The Government will introduce legislation to Parliament on Budget night, aimed at stopping supermarkets from blocking competitors from accessing land to open new stores.
For aspiring first-home buyers, price and income caps will now be reviewed every six months. Housing Minister Megan Woods said Budget 2022 would help more people get first home grants and loans.
There's a lot of spending flying around in Budget 2022 - here's the main expenses in an easy-to-read list.