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    Purpose 1. Purpose The purpose of this privacy policy is to let users of treasury.govt.nz (the "Site") know when we collect personal information and what we do with it. We do not use, share or transfer personal information in connection with the Site...

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  • The Treasury is New Zealand's lead advisor to the Government on economic and financial policy.

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    Welcome to the current and past news and events of the Treasury

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    Information on the Crown copyright provisions that apply to material on this website. Copyright material on the Treasury website is protected by copyright owned by the Treasury on behalf of the Crown. Unless indicated otherwise for specific items or...

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    Sorry, you are not authorized to access this page or you might be lost.  Most likely causes The page no longer exists or has moved The website has recently had a major upgrade so some pages have been moved and a few old ones were deleted. It's...

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  • Careers at the Treasury

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    Every person working at the Treasury has a role to play in helping to achieve higher living standards for New Zealanders.  The Treasury offers interesting, diverse and stimulating work that addresses the big opportunities and complex challenges...

  • Media Centre

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    The Treasury recognises that the media are a key audience for its work, and an important channel to the public. Here are links to some key information, such as our annual report and briefings to incoming Ministers (BIMs), along with links to...

  • State sector leadership

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    The Treasury plays an important leadership role in the state sector and publishes a range of guidance for departments and other entities as well as information on state sector performance. What is the State Sector? The state sector is the broad range...

  • Interest areas

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    The Treasury has significant research, commentary, reports and other information on key topics of interest to New Zealanders.  These topics include how the largest portion of the governments revenue is spent on public services such as health and...

  • Other services

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    The Treasury provides a number of additional key services to public assisting with unclaimed money, ownerless property, and provding transparency of the Treasury's processes through Official Information Act (OIA) requests.

  • Gabriel Makhlouf

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    Gabriel Makhlouf is the Treasury Secretary and Chief Executive. He is the Government’s chief economic and financial adviser, and leads the Treasury’s work to help raise living standards for New Zealanders through a stable, growing economy, and a...

  • Bryan Chapple

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    As  Deputy Secretary, Macroeconomics and Growth Bryan’s role is focused on ensuring a stable and sustainable macroeconomic environment, while at the same time promoting economic growth. Bryan has an extensive background in economic policy and...

  • Jon Grayson

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    As Deputy Secretary, Financial and Commercial, Jon is responsible for Financial Operations, Commercial Operations, and the Infrastructure and Housing Group. Originally from Australia, Jon has held senior executive roles within the public and...

  • Struan Little

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    Struan is an economist with over 30 years of experience in finance and public sector management. Struan first joined the Treasury in 1987, after completing his postgraduate diploma in Economics at Otago University. Several years later he served as the...

  • Our leadership team

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      Our Executive Leadership Team (ELT) is the top leadership body here at the Treasury. It is responsible for the strategic leadership of the organisation, driving its performance, and the overall health of the organisation. Responsibilities...

  • About the National Infrastructure Unit (NIU)

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    The National Infrastructure Unit was established in 2009 to deliver the government’s objectives relating to infrastructure. The Unit is based within Treasury, and its responsibilities include: Working across government and sector to develop a shared...

  • Infrastructure

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    Welcome to the National Infrastructure Unit The government's vision is that, by 2045, New Zealand’s infrastructure should be resilient and coordinated and contribute to growth and increased quality of life.This will be achieved through better use...

  • Infrastructure Ministers

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    The National Infrastructure Unit reports to Hon Shane Jones (Minister for Infrastructure, Regional Economic Development; Associate Minister of Finance, Transport). Contacting Ministers Each minister in the New Zealand Government Executive has his or...

  • Infrastructure Portfolio Overview

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    Infrastructure is a key driver of living standards and the economy in New Zealand. The Treasury is working towards higher living standards for all New Zealanders, by which we mean more than just GDP or income. Higher living standards include a broad...

  • New Zealand infrastructure plans

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    Infrastructure is the foundation on which so much of our economy relies, whether it is reliable electricity, clean drinking water, or transport networks that allow us to safely get to work and live our lives every day. Central and local government own...

  • Media Statements & Speeches

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    Media statements and speeches by Infrastructure ministers and by senior National Infrastructure Unit or Treasury officials relating to infrastructure are listed here. Media statements, speeches, and other features relating to the infrastructure...

  • John Rae

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    John Rae (Chair) is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors and a Director or Chairman of a number of NZ companies involved in the infrastructure, energy, waste and investment sectors. He was involved in banking in NZ and London in various...

  • Margaret Devlin

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    Margaret Devlin is Chair of Watercare Services, Harrison Grierson Engineering and the Joint Committee for the development of the Waikato Spatial Plan.  She is a director of Aurora Energy, IT Partners, MetService  and Hamilton...

  • Edward Guy

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    Edward Guy is the Managing Director of Rationale, an independent advisory company that helps government and business leaders make great investment and infrastructure decisions. Edward has played a key role in setting the direction for hundreds of...

  • Carl Hansen

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    Carl Hansen has been Chief Executive of the Electricity Authority since it was established in November 2010. Carl has been involved in the evolution of the New Zealand electricity market as a senior executive and director, independent adviser and...

  • Geoff Hunt

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    Geoff Hunt is the McConnell Group President having previously been the CEO of Hawkins Group.  He is Auckland-based and over the past 25 years has led a number of construction and maintenance companies operating in the electricity...

  • Fiona Mules

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    Fiona Mules, who is Canterbury-based, brings expertise in public sector funding and procurement, especially in relation to large-scale infrastructure and the delivery of public-private partnerships. Fiona previously led the Treasury’s Public-Private...

  • Water and Public Policy: risks and options assessment for decision-making (ROAD) to promote water security

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    Abstract The lecture gives an overview of possible water risks and how they might be managed with the a Risks and Options  Assessment for Decision (ROAD) process. ROAD offers an approach to: (a) understand risks, especially systemic water...

  • Can Happiness Data Help Evaluate Economic Policies?

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    Abstract Estimating the welfare effects of a new policy, like a cut in unemployment benefits, is difficult. Economists lack dependable methods to measure all of the costs and benefits of potential policy changes. As a result, politicians often end up...

  • Taking a Customer-Centric Approach in the Business

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    Abstract Citizens demand for public (and private) services that are driven by their individual needs, and enabled by digital infrastructure and common outcomes across government agencies, is increasing the pace and complexity of change we must manage....

  • Freshwater Policy: Iwi Rights and te Mana o te Wai

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    Abstract Iwi and hapū have long and deep relationships with the freshwater, rivers, streams and lakes that are integral to the ecology of their whenua (land) and rohe (region). But as the role of freshwater use for commercial purposes comes into focus,...

  • The Production of Money in both Banking and Shadow Banking Sectors, and Implications for the Stability of the Global Financial Crisis

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    About Ann Pettifor Distinguished Economist and Commentator on Public Policy Ann Pettifor has a distinguished international reputation as a macro-economist and commentator on public policy. She is the Director of Policy Research in Macro-economics (...

  • Working together for higher living standards - A workshop of cross agency collaboration on the Living Standards Framework

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    On November 26th Statistics New Zealand will host a one day workshop on 'Working Together' to mark another year of collaboration on the Living Standards Framework. The workshop will showcase new and emerging research and seek a range of perspectives...

  • Lock-up for the 2013/14 Crown Financial Statements

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    As required under the Public Finance Act, the Treasury will publish the audited Financial Statements of the Government of New Zealand on Tuesday 7 October 2014. Interested journalists and analysts are invited to register their interest to attend an...