Archive for March, 2011

English Rewrites His “Red Streaks” Budget

Finance Minister Bill English was looking for savings in his May 10 Budget before the Christchurch earthquake and now the cost of it is forcing him to dig even deeper.

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Opposition Parties Struggle For Relevance

Natural disasters shut down opposition parties and they’re gasping for air as media attention stays on the earthquake and the Govt’s handling of it.

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Economic Debate – What Is The Greater Threat, Oil Or Quake?

Earthquake repercussions were a major concern, but not the only one, when Treasury officials produced their latest monthly economic analysis.

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Mateparae “Surprised” To Be Named GG

Lieutenant-General Jerry Mateparae says he had no idea he was being lined up as the next Governor-General.

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