Christopher Luxon promises a no-surprises budget

Christopher Luxon promises a no-surprises budget
Christopher Luxon is adding three 'strategic objectives' to his nine government targets. (Image: BusinessDesk)
Jem Traylen
The prime minister is promising the May 30 budget won’t have any “bells and whistles” or surprises in it.Speaking to the Auckland Business Chamber on Wednesday, Christopher Luxon outlined his vision for New Zealand looking towards the 200th anniversary of the Treaty of Waitangi in 2040.He began his speech by acknowledging the Treaty’s bicentennial was only 16 years away and set out a three-pronged legacy he aimed to leave for future generations, focused on the economy, better public services and a robust response to clim...

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