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Published: Sat 16 May 2020 11:31 AM
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BUDGET 2019 - BUDGET 2018 - [Labour's December 2017 Budget update - link] - BUDGET 2017 - BUDGET 2016 - BUDGET 2015 - BUDGET 2014 - BUDGET 2013 - BUDGET 2012 - BUDGET 2011 - BUDGET 2010 - BUDGET 2009 - BUDGET 2008 - BUDGET 2007 - BUDGET 2007 - BUDGET 2006 - BUDGET 2005 - BUDGET 2004 - BUDGET 2003 - BUDGET 2002 - BUDGET 2001 & BUDGET 2000BUDGET 2020- SCOOP COMMENTARYGordon Campbell - Gordon Campbell On Budget 2020
The Conversation:New Zealand’s ‘catch Up, Patch Up’ Health Budget Misses TheChance For A National Overhaul - New Zealand's Pandemic Budget IsAll About Saving And Creating Jobs. Now The Hard Work Begins -Will New Zealand's $50 Billion Budget Boost Jacinda Ardern's Chance Of Being Re-elected?RNZ on Scoop:Shamubeel Eaqub - Budget 2020: A massive spend-up but not transformationalBudget 2020: Māori to get $900m to deal with Covid-19 falloutBudget 2020: What you need to knowBudget 2020: $50bn rescue fund in 'once in a generation' budgetBudget 2020 lacks accountability and effect, opposition saysBudget 2020: Parties look to secure wins from $20b ahead of electionBusinesses left all at sea over restart of foreign travelBUDGET 2020 PRESS KIT - FULL PRESS RELEASE COVERAGEThe Budget SpeechGrant Robertson Budget 2020 Speech -Prime Minister’s Budget 2020 SpeechReleasesRobertson: Jobs budget to get economy moving againTreasury Statement: Budget 2020 Statement From Secretary To The Treasury Caralee McLieshDefence: Budget 2020: Funding Boost For DefenceDisability: Budget 2020: Disability Support Gets Biggest-ever Funding BoostPacific: Supporting Pacific Peoples Through A COVID-19 Recovery PlanRail: Budget 2020: Budget Lifts Investment In Rail To A Record $4.6 BillionMaori: More Than $900 Million To Support Māori As We Rebuild TogetherPost: Budget 2020: Postal Services Maintained For KiwisHousing: More Warmer Kiwi HomesAid: Budget 2020: Aid Spending Boost In Budget 2020Infrastructure: Major Investment In Infrastructure ProjectsPublic Housing: 8000 More Public Houses To Be DeliveredSocial: Supporting Our People As We Rebuild The EconomyEnvironment: $1.1 Billion Investment To Create 11,000 Environment Jobs In Our RegionsBusinesses: Focus On Jobs – Kiwi Businesses Supported To Respond, Recover And RebuildHomes: More Warmer Kiwi HomesEconomy: Budget 2020: Rebuilding TogetherTourism: Budget 2020: Rebuilding Tourism TogetherSchool Lunch: Budget 2020: Major Expansion Of School Lunch ProgrammeTrades: Free Trades Training To Support New Zealanders Into WorkWage Subsidy Scheme: Targeted Extension To The Wage Subsidy SchemeEducation: A Modern Approach To Night ClassesBUDGET 2020 - THE REACTION - FULL COVERAGEFrom Parliament:
Government/LabourPrime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s Wellbeing Budget speech$62 Million Package To Support Families Through The Family Court
NationalLeader Of The Opposition’s Budget 2020 SpeechCounting The Cost Of Covid-19Budget 2020 Lacks A Coherent PlanHealth System Going Nowhere In Budget 2020$20 Billion Set Aside For Campaign BribesTourism Marketing Campaign Not Enough To Save Jobs
GreensBudget Speech - James ShawGreens - Investment In Housing Gives More People Access To The Home They DeserveBudget 2020: Huge Investment In Green Nature Based Jobs Jump Starts Sustainable COVID Recovery
NZ FirstNZ First - Budget 2020: Jobs, Business And Balance
ACTSpeech: ACT Leader's Reply to Budget 2019Labour Borrows $55,000 A Household, But Track Record Shows It Won’t Deliver RecoveryNon-Parliamentary Political Reaction:Auckland Council - Mayor Goff welcomes Government’s Wellbeing BudgetNZ Taxpayers' Union - Plenty For Special Interest Groups In Bumper Budget - Record Re-election Fund Is Provincial Growth Fund On Steroids - Recovery Fund Must Pay For Tax Cuts - Snail-mail Subsidy An Insult To TaxpayersPeter Dunne - Dunne Speaks: Where's The Plan, Grant?Social Credit - Treasury Apparatchiks Won The DayThe New Zealand Initiative - Government Grabs The Wheel For Post-Covid RecoveryOffice of the Mayor of Auckland - Auckland’s Recovery Vital To NZ’s RecoveryLocal Govt NZ - Budget Kicks Recovery Heavy Lifting To Covid FundMaori Party - A Generational Opportunity LostOrganise Aotearoa - Socialists hangs banner over Ellerslie bridgeSH People's Politburo - Labour comes under fire from the leftMaori Party - Money talks when addressing Māori mental wellbeingSOEs, Departments and AgenciesKiwiRail $1.2 Billion Investment Another Major Step In Rebuilding Rail For New ZealandHealth Sector Reaction:Cancer Society - Cancer Society Welcomes Biggest Investment In Health In 20 YearsNew Zealand College of Midwives - College Perplexed By Delay In Budget Announcement For Maternity ServicesEducation Sector Reaction:PPTA - A Budget For Our CommunitiesManukau Institute of Technology - Education Is Key To New Zealand’s RecoveryNZEI - NZEI Te Riu Roa Is Welcoming The Government’s Focus On People, Jobs And Reducing Child PovertyUniversities NZ - Te Pokai Tara - Budget Announcements Recognise Universities’ Role In RebuildNZ Principals Federation - Education On HoldTertiary Education Union - Budget Shows Promise In Tertiary SectorTe Rito Maioha Early Childhood NZ - Budget 2020: ECE Suppport Welcome But Lack Of Progress On Parity Is Very DisappointingNZ Union of Students’ Associations - Budget 2020: A Band-Aid BudgetScience and Tech Sector Reaction:Science Media Centre - Budget 2020: Expert ReactionsUnion Reaction:NZ Council of Trade Unions - 2020 Budget: Some Great Initiatives But More NeededFirst Union - FIRST Union Budget 2020 Comments From Dennis Maga, General SecretaryPublic Service Association - Budget Supports Public Services And Rejects AusterityWelfare/Poverty Sector ReactionOffice of the Children's Commissioner - Budget 2020: COVID-19 Response Leaves Many Children DisadvantagedBINZ - Basic Income New Zealand Is DisappointedState Housing Action Network - Housing Minister Away With The Fairies - Budget 2020: State Housing Rebuild Deeply DisappointingWhanau Ora - Minister Promises To Correct Budget DetailsBirthright New Zealand - Birthright New Zealand Welcomes Budget Of A Generation For Children And Their FamiliesCouncil for International Development - Increase In Aid Budget Welcomed, As Pacific Faces CrisisOtautahi Community Housing Trust - Budget Statement From Cate Kearney, Chief Executive Of Ōtautahi Community Housing TrustBarnardos - Budget A Good First Step In Recovery, Acknowledging More Needed For Children, Whānau In Long-termAuckland Action Against Poverty - The Government’s 2020 Well-being Budget Continues To Fail Our UnemployedSalvation Army - Multi-billion Dollar Housing And Job Investment WelcomedWellington City Mission - Wellington City Mission Welcomes Budget 2020 Investment To Prevent HomelessnessAmnesty International - Budget Opens Door For Community Sponsorship Of RefugeesChild Poverty Action Group - CPAG Is Disappointed But Hopeful Following Budget 2020Caritas Aotearoa - Budget: A Foundation Of Hope On Which All Can FlourishSocial Services Providers Aotearoa - SSPA Response To Budget 2020: Budget Helps Families But Fails To Meet Funding ShortfallNZ Council of Christian Social Services - Budget 2020: Services For People In Hardship But No Structural ChangeFinance, Tax & Analysis:Deloitte - Budget 2020: Investing In The Future Of Work - Rebuilding Together, With TaxXE Money Transfer - NZ 'Covid Response & Recovery' Budget ReleaseBusiness ReactionBusiness NZ - Focus On Jobs And Infrastructure Good For Economy - SMEs Crucial To Economic Rebuild - BusinessNZ Welcomes Investment In Apprenticeships And Trades TrainingDairy NZ - DairyNZ: Budget Spending Needs A Long-term VisionInfrastructure NZ - Recovery Spending A Welcome First Step Before TransformationBus and Coach Association - Bus And Coach Association On Budget 2020: Too Light In Detail. Too Light On Dollars.Grant White - As An SME Owner, This Is Why The Budget Is A FailureAotearoa Vapers Community Advocacy - Good News Tobacco Tax Not Hiked AgainTourism Industry Aotearoa - Budget 2020 Sending Right Signals For Tourism RecoveryNZGBC - Boost For Warmer Homes Will Bring Healthy, Safe Places For Kiwis But Leaves Thousands In The ColdSustainable Business Council - Response And Recovery Fund An Opportunity To Invest In A Sustainable FutureWellington Chamber of Commerce - Budget First Step In Long Road To RecoveryIrrigation NZ - IrrigationNZ Believes Budget 2020 Missed Opportunity For Water Investment To Aid COVID RecoveryThe NZ Initiative - Government Grabs The Wheel For Post-Covid RecoveryChartered Accountants Australia and NZ -NZ Maori Tourism - NZ Māori Tourism Welcomes Budget BoostCanterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce - Ongoing Support For Business Recovery And Reposition WelcomedHorticulture NZ - HortNZ Welcomes Budget 2020’s Support For The Primary Sector In The COVID-19 RecoveryReal Estate Institute of New Zealand - REINZ Welcomes Insulation Funding Announced In Today’s BudgetFederated Farmers - Federated Farmers Finds Positives In Today’s BudgetNZ On Air - NZ On Air Welcomes Budget Boost On Behalf Of Vital Public Media ServicesThe Skills Commission - Helping Businesses Keep Apprentices Critical To Economic RecoveryForest Owners Association - Forest Owners Brace For Avalanche Of Clip-boards In Government Measure - Forest Owners Pledge Support In Budget Measures To Assist Economic RecoveryApprenticeship Training Trust - Training Trust Welcomes Budget Support For Covid GenerationNZ Infrastructure Commission - Infracom Welcomes Infrastructure Investment Announced In Today’s BudgetDeloitte - Building Together: Infrastructure Plays Its Part In A COVID-19 RecoveryCivil Contractors NZ - Civil Contractors: Infrastructure Investment Will Benefit Everyday KiwisMaster Plumbers - Master Plumbers Welcomes Support For Trades In Budget 2020Maori Television - Māori Television Welcomes Additional FundingBCITO - BCITO Welcomes Trades And Apprenticeships Training PackageEnvironmentFish and Game NZ - Fish & Game Welcome Budget 2020 AnnouncementsPredator Free 2050 - Predator Free 2050 Limited Welcomes Budget 2020 Funding AnnouncementEnvironmental Defence Society - Budget 2020: A Green New DealForest And Bird - $1b For Nature, $20b Question MarkForest and Bird Youth - Budget 2020 Is A Step In The Right Direction, But More Work Is NeededGreenpeace - Budget: Only "loose Change" For The ClimateOther ReactionPeace Action Wellington - Budget 2020 A Slush Fund For Weapons DealersPublic Transport Users Association - Derailed: Budget 2020 & Airport Light Rail Parked UpPeace Movement Aotearoa - Welfare Or Warfare? Military Spending In Budget 2020Water New Zealand - Three Billion Dollar Infrastructure Boost A Good Start - Water New Zealand Welcomes Funding Boost For Trades And TrainingTe Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu - Budget Proves Commitment To Whānau OraOxfam NZ - Boost To Aid Budget Welcome, Oxfam SaysBUDGET 2020 PREVIEWS & REACTIONGovernment Pre-Budget Announcements:Health - Record Investment In Hospitals And Health ServicesDomestics - Next Steps To End Family And Sexual Violence: Budget 2020Medicine - Budget 2020 - Securing New Zealand’s Medicine SupplyEconomic Support - Govt books reflect swift action to protect New Zealanders
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