Friday, 26 May 2017 07:49

The Budget 2017

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On 25 May, Finance Minister Steven Joyce delivered the National-led Government’s ninth Budget.

This Budget delivers for New Zealanders because it comes from a Government that cares about people and knows how to get things done.

It shares the benefits of growth by improving public services and investing in the infrastructure needed for a growing country, reducing debt and lifting incomes.

New Zealand’s economy is performing solidly and annual growth is expected to average around 3 per cent over the next five years. We’re also on track for growing surpluses and falling debt.

That translates to more jobs and higher incomes and gives us a once-in-a-generation opportunity to raise living standards for all New Zealanders.

Read the full detail here