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Briefing for the Incoming Minister of Finance [2016] [2016]

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  • Fairway Briefing for Incoming Minister December 2016
  • Published: 17 Feb 2017
  • Status: Current
  • Author: The Treasury
  • Hard copy: Available in PDF format only

Fairway Briefing for Incoming Minister December 2016

Published 17 Feb 2017

The Fairway briefing document was prepared for the incoming Ministers and is part of the suite of briefings prepared for incoming Ministers following the changes to portfolios in December 2016.

See also 2016 Treasury Briefings to Ministers.

This document has been proactively released. Redactions made to the document have been made consistent with provisions of the Official Information Act 1982.


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Cover Sheet

Executive Summary

Recommended Action

Purpose of Report

Fairway Overview

The Treasury's Role

Current issues and work under consideration

Schedule of Standard Monitoring Advice

bim-2016-fairway.pdf (142 KB) pp. 7

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Certain information in this document has been withheld under one or more of the following sections of the Official Information Act, as applicable:

[1] 9(2)(a) - to protect the privacy of natural persons, including deceased people

[2] 9(2)(f)(iv) - to maintain the current constitutional conventions protecting the confidentiality of advice tendered by ministers and officials

[3] 9(2)(g)(i) - to maintain the effective conduct of public affairs through the free and frank expression of opinions

[4] 9(2)(i) - to enable the Crown to carry out commercial activities without disadvantages or prejudice

[5] 9(2)(j) - to enable the Crown to negotiate without disadvantage or prejudice

[6] 9(2)(f)(ii) - to maintain the current constitutional conventions protecting collective and individual ministerial responsibility

[7] 18(d) - that the information requested is or will soon be publicly available

[8] 9(2)(b)(ii) - to protect the commercial position of the person who supplied the information or who is the subject of the information

[9] 6(b)(ii) - to prejudice the entrusting of information to the Government of New Zealand on a basis of confidence by any international organisation


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