Business leaders weigh-in: does the Budget match NZ's real needs?

Business leaders weigh-in: does the Budget match NZ's real needs?
The government has fulfilled its promises with Budget 2024, business leaders say. (Image: NZME)
Dileepa Fonseka
The government has done what it said it would do, but is its plan what New Zealand needs, and is it achievable? These are the questions business figures pondered after Thursday's Budget.Founders Advisory director Michael Stiassny, who also chairs insurer Tower, acknowledged the government’s achievement in delivering on its pledges but also questioned whether it was what the country needed at this time. “The Budget has met their promises, so that’s good, but has there been a cost for the long term? Has it been at a cos...

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