Budget 2022

Stories relating to the May 19, 2002 government budget.
E-bike subsidy fell by the wayside
Policy

E-bike subsidy fell by the wayside

Former transport minister considered a $100m subsidy scheme for Budget 2022.

Budget advisers warned govt of ‘achievability’ issues
Policy Free

Budget advisers warned govt of ‘achievability’ issues

The government funded 11 projects advisers rated "low" in achievability.

Jem Traylen 03 Oct 2022
Ministers' big spending plans
Economy

Ministers' big spending plans

Early in the budget process, finance minister Grant Robertson wrote to one minister and turned down several bids.

Ian Llewellyn 11 Aug 2022
Tossing money like confetti
Economy

Cameron Bagrie: Tossing money like confetti

Economist Cameron Bagrie worries that the momentum in government spending growth is a juggernaut without brakes.

Cameron Bagrie 26 May 2022