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The economy is expected to grow at 2.9 percent on average over the next five years, supported by the swelling population, low interest rates, increased government spending and a stronger global…
The housing market has picked up pace again, according to the latest QV data.
The government has been urged to get all the Trans-Pacific Partnership nations around the table to finish the deal, or risk it falling over.
Jacinda Ardern will stress the need for peaceful solutions at a meeting of East Asia leaders amid the challenges of North Korean sabre-rattling and regional territorial disputes.
A deal to conclude the Trans-Pacific Partnership remains in sight, after last-minute talks to stop it dissolving. Video
Analysis - The conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership is proving as elusive as ever after Canada pulled out of a critical meeting to try and reach an agreement, writes Patrick O'Meara. Video
The Trans-Pacific Partnership has been put at peril by one country after leaders came achingly close to striking a deal last night.
The Prime Minister says there is a fifty-fifty chance of a deal being reached on the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Jacinda Ardern is on the world stage for the first time this weekend as she joins leaders in the Asia-Pacific region to discuss trade and security.
Controversial tribunals used by foreign investors to sue governments, which underpin all New Zealand's trade deals, may be pushed aside if Europe gets its way.
The economy has grown at a slightly faster pace in the past three months, despite a building slowdown.
New Zealanders generally enjoy high living standards, but the country's labour productivity continues to be a weakness, the organisation's latest report says.
A head of lettuce costs more than twice what it did this time last year, as a wet autumn drives the price of vegetables to an almost six-year high.
The chances of falling on hard times may be greater than many think, with one in nine experiencing a significant fall in income in any given year.
Insuring a car might be about to get a lot more expensive, with one motorist describing her most recent bill as an eye-opener.
New Zealand's purchasing power with the rest of the world has hit its highest level in 44 years, thanks to the recovery in dairy prices.
Some borrowers would be unable to pay for food and power if mortgage rates rise to 7 percent, potentially triggering a housing collapse, says the Reserve Bank.
New Zealand's financial system has a clean bill of health, with fears over high house prices and dairy debt reduced but still under scrutiny, the Reserve Bank says.
The number of building consents for new homes has fallen for the second month in a row, which is being put down to the timing of Easter.
Workers made redundant are less likely to be in work than their counterparts five years later, and earn about 20 percent less, a study has found.
The Treasury is forecasting growth will rise from 3.1 percent to peak at 3.8 percent in 2019, but warns of global threats.
Analysis - Despite presenting a set of government books that would make other countries envious, Steven Joyce's first Budget will be a balancing act, Patrick O'Meara writes.
New Zealand has posted its largest monthly trade surplus in more than two years as exports and imports hit new highs for April.
New Zealand wage earners are among the most lightly taxed in the developed world.
The Labour Party is promising to add full employment to the Reserve Bank's mission, alongside low inflation.