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International visitor levy consultation launched

The government is proposing an International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy to ensure our international visitors contribute to the infrastructure they use and help protect the natural places they enjoy.

Latest Housing Affordability Measure (HAM) released

12 Dec 2018

MBIE released the latest Housing Affordability Measure data at midday today. HAM is an experimental housing affordability measure consisting of two indicators, one that tracks affordability for potential first-home buyers and one that tracks affordability for renters.

Kiwis protected from price shocks for broadband

12 Dec 2018

The Government says the new reduced price cap for Chorus’ most commonly purchased wholesale fibre product protects New Zealanders from future price shocks, while providing a fair price for the telecommunications infrastructure company and certainty for retail service providers.

Hydrogen agreement signed with Japan

12 Dec 2018

The Government has signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on hydrogen with Japan as both countries work to transition away from a reliance on fossil fuels.

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Review of the Copyright Act 1994: Issues Paper

Consultation is now open on the Issues Paper 'Review of the Copyright Act 1994'.

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Housing Affordability Measure

The Housing Affordability Measure uses Statistics New Zealand household-level income data to provide a picture...

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Provincial Growth Fund investment into wharf upgra... [PDF, 1.8MB]

A briefing to the Ministers of Finance, Transport, Economic Development and Regional Economic Development, see...

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