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What do children and families get out of this year’s Budget?
Newsroom’s photographer documents the lead up to lockdown, and the first two days of a closed down capital.
Newsroom’s photographer Lynn Grieveson captured a year of protest marches and rising tempers.
What happened at the Golden Springs Motel and Holiday Park in Reporoa is a potent example of what parts of NZ have become.
Bank directors have been saying they are compliant with regulations, but “they didn’t know what they didn’t know”.
We could soon see a reshaping of our banking landscape and changes in who Kiwis with mortgages, farm loans and business finance find themselves owing money to.
Farmers joined the big four banks in calling on the Reserve Bank to scale back its proposals to double capital requirements.
The Government has set aside $265.6 million across four years to provide extra funding for decile 1-7 schools that opt to no longer ask parents for donations.
Today in the political economy, updated throughout the day.
Last week, the call to Friday prayers marked the start of a tragedy - this week, it was broadcast across NZ.
Newsroom’s photographer spent the weekend at the Wellington Islamic Centre and mosque.
The dead rat Labour and the Greens may have to swallow as they welcome new predator-control funding is putting up with NZ First pitching it as a win for anti-1080 protesters.
The Government is fast tracking legislation that may include a management accountability regime covering banking and insurance executives that could disqualify them and prescribe their bonuses.
Tougher Reserve Bank capital rules mean the big four banks face a “near impossible task” to maintain dividends without either big capital injections or higher mortgage rates, Goldman Sachs says.
The Reserve Bank says our banks are under-capitalised, and will announce new capital requirements for them next month.
Banks are failing to monitor and control the inherent conflict of interest between customers and staff who are incentivised to sell them financial products, says the FMA.
ACT MP David Seymour has accused the RBNZ and the Financial Markets Authority of acting outside their legal mandate.
The Tax Working Group reluctantly put the idea of charging GST on financial services or taxing financial transactions into the “too hard” basket.
Alongside the privacy concerns, there are other pitfalls to be considered before you spit in the tube.