The Treasury

Global Navigation

Personal tools

You are here: Home > Budgets > Budget 2015

 

Budget 2015

Page updated 15 May 2016

This is the home page for Budget 2015 for the government of New Zealand. Hon Bill English is Minister of Finance.

Budget 2015 Logo.

Document Tabled on 15 December 2015

Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update (HYEFU) 2015
The Update includes the Treasury's overall economic forecasts and the forecast financial statements of the Government, along with the implications of government financial decisions and other information relevant to the fiscal and economic position.

Documents Tabled on 21 May 2015

The core Budget documents available on the Treasury website are listed below. Most of these documents are tabled in Parliament by the Minister of Finance on Budget Day, 21 May 2015.

Executive Summary: A plan that's working
The Executive Summary is the overview of all the Budget information and contains the main points for the media and general public. It summarises the Government's spending decisions and main issues raised in the Budget Speech, the Fiscal Strategy Report and the Budget Economic and Fiscal Update.
Budget Speech
The Budget Speech is the Minister of Finance's speech delivering the Budget Statement at the start of Parliament's Budget debate. The Budget Statement generally focuses on the overall fiscal and economic position, the Government's policy priorities and how those priorities will be funded.
Fiscal Strategy Report
The Fiscal Strategy Report sets out the Government's fiscal strategy in areas such as the balance between operating revenues and expenses, and its debt objectives.
Budget Economic and Fiscal Update (BEFU) 2015
The Update includes the Treasury's overall economic forecasts and the forecast financial statements of the Government, along with the implications of government financial decisions and other information relevant to the fiscal and economic position.
Estimates of Appropriations for the Government of New Zealand for the Year Ending 30 June 2016
Supplementary Estimates of Appropriations for the Government of New Zealand for the Year Ending 30 June 2015

Document Tabled on 16 December 2014

Budget Policy Statement (BPS) 2015
The Budget Policy Statement sets out the overarching policy goals that will guide the government's Budget decisions and the government's priorities for the forthcoming Budget.

Ministers' Budget-related Information

Material prepared by Ministers' offices to explain some of the key Budget initiatives is available from the Beehive website's Feature: Budget 2015 page.

Budget 2015 Information Release

The Treasury published on 9 July 2015 the Budget 2015 Information Release of background information relating to Budget 2015 decisions. See Budget 2015 Information Release

 

Treasury Budget-related Information

Other material published by the Treasury includes:

Page top