The election-year budget includes a $2bn a year boost for Working for Families and the accommodation supplement, and a rise in tax thresholds. Video, Audio
Some minimum-wage earners will only get one extra dollar a week, Labour says - while ACT accuses National of "abandoning its roots". Video, Audio
A local rocket company has made its first-ever launch, describing it as an "incredible day" for its small team.
The Finance Minister has revealed the winners and losers in this year's Budget. Here's what you need to know.
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Political parties react to National Government's 9th Budget, with Labour saying the tax changes are too skewed to the wealthy and the Greens saying the environment has been left out. Video, Audio
The Treasury is forecasting growth will rise from 3.1 percent to peak at 3.8 percent in 2019, but warns of global threats.
Opinion - The Budget is the latest in a long line to fail to overcome a fundamental weakness in New Zealand's economy, Rod Oram writes.
RNZ Political Editor Jane Patterson says the Government's Budget goes into 'Labour party territory' as some of its packages are targeted towards lower income families. Video, Audio
News from the business sector, including a market report. Audio
RNZ has received a funding boost following a nearly decade-long funding freeze. The state funded broadcaster will receive an additional $11.4m over the next four years. Audio
The Budget is National's ninth budget, and Finance Minister Steven Joyce's first. John Campbell asks Joyce whether the government is just trying to catch up. Video, Audio
The Government says its Family Incomes Package will benefit 1.34 million families by an average of $26 per week. Rowan Quinn sets the average aside, and looks at income brackets. Audio
Lower income families are the big winners in the Budget, but the package is an election year sweetener as it doesn't come into effect until April next year. Video, Audio
Opponents of a proposal to mine millions of tonnes of iron sands from the Taranaki seabed have resumed their attacks in the final day of hearings on the project.
The United Nations has warned that President Donald Trump's plans to cut contributions to peacekeeping will make such work "impossible".
Telecommunications network operator Chorus has increased its back up funding facility. Audio
For the latest from the markets we're joined by Don Lewthwaite at FNZC.. Audio
Utilities software developer Gentrack has had a solid lift in annual profit on improved sales.. Audio
Property investment company, Argosy, has lifted its net profit by a third, despite a hit to rental income resulting from earthquake damage to one of its Wellington buildings. Audio
Improved sales of higher-priced fresh fish have helped to lift the first half profit of the country's biggest listed fishing company Sanford. Audio
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