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- The Treasury is seeking submissions on the funding strategy for the Depositor Compensation Scheme (DCS) which will be established by the Deposit Takers Act 2023. The consultation period is open from 31 July to 25 September 2023.
- The Government is considering residential flood insurance issues in the context of increasing risk-based pricing and underlying risks being exacerbated by climate change.
- In 2018, the Overseas Investment Amendment Act changed the way overseas investments in forestry are screened under the Act. The Amendment Act also required a review of the operation and effectiveness of these changes to be initiated within two years of their taking effect.
- The Treasury has released its latest report on the country’s long-term fiscal position, He Tirohanga Mokopuna 2021: The Treasury’s combined Statement on the Long-term Fiscal Position and Long-term Insights Briefing.
The Government recently consulted on a proposal to embed a focus on wellbeing in the Public Finance Act 1989 in September 2018.
Submissions closed on Friday 12 October 2018.
The Government recently consulted on the proposal to establish an Independent Fiscal Institution as part of New Zealand’s fiscal policy framework, and is now considering publi
Following public consultation earlier this year, and in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and associated economic downturn, the Government has agreed to changes to the Overseas Investm
- The Government announced on 20 March 2018 four planned changes to the Earthquake Commission (EQC) scheme.
- In November 2017 the Government announced it would undertake a review of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act 1989 to create a modern monetary and financial policy framework. While the Review itself has been completed, work to enact some of the measures is ongoing.
- A Government commissioned review of New Zealand’s weather forecasting system is planned to get under way in September 2023 to determine the best approach to national weather forecasting in the future. The review is being led by Te Tai Ōhanga the Treasury and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Hīkina Whakatutuki (MBIE), with support from Te Manatū Waka Ministry of Transport. It will be conducted by an independent party.