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April 2020 titles of advice to the Minister of Finance

Issue date: 
Wednesday, 9 September 2020
Version note: 

Some titles have been withheld. Where information has been withheld, no public interest has been identified that would outweigh the reasons for withholding it.

The Treasury releases the titles of advice to the Minister of Finance for each calendar month approximately six weeks after the the last day of each month.

Advice is in the form of Treasury reports, joint reports with other departments or the Reserve Bank, Cabinet briefings and aides memoire.

If advice has subsequently been released in some form a link to the page where it is available will be provided.

List of April 2020 titles of advice to the Minister of Finance
Document date Title Portfolios Document available
1 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/819: Amended Letter of Expectations for Airways Corporation of New Zealand Limited Finance; State Owned Enterprises No
1 Apr 2020 Joint Report by the Treasury and Ministry of Transport T2020/827: COVID-19 - impacts for Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s major contractors and supply chain Finance; Transport No
1 Apr 2020 Joint Report by the Treasury and Ministry of Transport T2020/553: Further advice on implementation of the New Zealand Upgrade Programme Finance; Transport No
1 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/794: Timeframes for Reserve Bank Institutional Bill Finance No
1 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/800: Public Inquiry into the Earthquake Commission: Meeting with Dame Silvia Cartwright Finance; Earthquake Commission No
1 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/776: Commercial Performance COVID-19 State of Play as at 1 April 2020 State Owned Enterprises; Finance No
1 Apr 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5423: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Weds 1st April Finance No
1 Apr 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/181: Funding approval for removing the hours-test from the In-Work Tax Credit Finance; Revenue No
1 Apr 2020 Joint Report by the Treasury and Ministry of Health T2020/758: COVID-19 public health response - additional funding required Finance; Health No
1 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/826: Monthly Economic Indicators - March 2020 Finance No
2 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/854: Project 20: Crown Consent for Asset Sale Finance No
2 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/838: Rapid Build Prison Places Finance No
2 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/759: Options for fiscal objectives at Budget 2020 Finance Information Release: Budget 2020: Finance
2 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1554: Weekly Status Report - 2 April Finance No
2 Apr 2020 Joint Report by the Treasury and Ministry of Social Development T2020/855: Ministry of Social Development Wage Subsidy Joint Ministers Report Finance; Economic Development; Social Development No
2 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/856: Modified Wage Subsidy Scheme Finance No
2 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/857: March 22 Cabinet Paper Finance No
2 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/835: Briefing for Cabinet Business Committee 1 April 2020 Finance No
2 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/665: KiwiRail Equity Injection to Fund Multiple Projects State Owned Enterprises; Finance No
2 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/490: SOE Portfolio: Update after Due Diligence for 2020 Appointment Round State Owned Enterprises; Finance No
2 Apr 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5424: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Thurs 2nd April Finance No
2 Apr 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5457: Letter regarding CUBS indemnity Finance No
2 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/814: Update on the Economic Outlook Finance No
3 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/865: Cabinet paper about work underway on economic response to COVID-19 Finance Treasury Report T2020/865
3 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/831: New Zealand Post COVID-19 Support State Owned Enterprises; Finance Unite against COVID-19
3 Apr 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5425: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Fri 3rd April Finance No
3 Apr 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/190: Release 4 go-live Finance; Revenue No
4 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/875: Commercial Rents Finance No
6 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/863: Radio New Zealand: Time-Limited Funding Finance; Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media No
6 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/851: COVID-19 Economic Response: Options to amend the Overseas Investment Act Prime Minister; Foreign Affairs; Finance; Economic Development; Justice; GCSB; Land Information

Phase 2 Overseas Investment Act Reform Information Release

6 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/870: Briefing for Cabinet Business Committee 8 April 2020 Finance No
6 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/866: Weekly New Zealand Debt Management Update – 6 April Finance No
6 Apr 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5460: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Monday 6th April Finance No
6 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/904: Guidance on COVID-19 Fund Finance Information Release: Budget 2020: Finance
6 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/905: COVID-19 - Support for SMEs Finance Unite against COVID-19
7 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/911: All-of-government paper on Managed Economy Finance No
7 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/881: Expanding the indemnity of the Reserve Bank to cover Local Government Funding Agency bonds Finance Unite against COVID-19
7 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/919: Budget 2020 Package Finance No
7 Apr 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5461: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Tuesday 7th April Finance No
7 Apr 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/166: Vote Revenue: Research and Development Tax Incentive Estimate of Appropriation 2020/21 and Supplementary Estimate 2019/20. Finance; Revenue No
7 Apr 2020 Joint Report by the Treasury, Ministry of Social Development, Inland Revenue and Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet T2020/920 IR2020/194: Further advice on transitional income support for low-to-middle income people experiencing sudden drops in income Prime Minister; Finance; Housing; Social Development; Revenue; Children Unite against COVID-19
8 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/927: Alternative Economic Scenarios Finance No
8 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/930: COVID-19 – Strategic considerations to support decision-making on further support to SMEs Finance No
8 Apr 2020 Joint Report by the Treasury and Ministry of Health T2020/899: Christchurch Acute Services Building - COVID-19 response Finance; Health No
8 Apr 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5462: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Wednesday 8th April Finance No
8 Apr 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/196: General ability for the Commissioner to vary timeframes, and modify procedural requirements Finance; Revenue No
8 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/944: Supporting small and medium sized enterprises during the COVID-19 crisis Finance; Justice; Small Business; Revenue Unite against COVID-19
9 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/971: A practical economic framework to guide decisions on COVID containment measures Finance No
9 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/958: Indemnity and Guarantee Request from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Foreign Affairs; Finance No
9 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1556: Weekly Status Report - 9 April 2020 Finance No
9 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/949: Insurer responses to COVID-19 Finance; Earthquake Commission No
9 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/836: Support for the media sector - Kordia transmission pricing State Owned Enterprises; Finance; Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media No
9 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/953: Fiscal Strategy Report: Draft Chapter Finance Information Release: Budget 2020: Finance
9 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/891: Options for EQC reinsurance programme Finance No
9 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/970: Briefing for Cabinet Business Committee 15 April 2020 Finance No
9 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/896: Weekly New Zealand Debt Management Update – 9 April Finance No
9 Apr 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5463: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Thursday 9th April Finance No
9 Apr 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/168: Vote Revenue: Budget 2020 forecasts for non-departmental expenditure appropriations Finance; Revenue No
9 Apr 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/203: Tax policy report: COVID-19 and the tax treatment of redundancy payments Finance; Revenue No
9 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/864: Wage Subsidy Scheme - next steps Finance No
14 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/917: COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund Finance Information Release: Budget 2020: Finance
14 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/833: Finalising the Business finance guarantee scheme and related delegations Finance Information Release: BFG
14 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2019/3857: Education Payroll Ltd and Network For Learning Ltd: Documentation to Confirm Reappointments Finance; Education No
14 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/989: The Managed Economy (Noting Paper) Finance No
14 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/281: State of Play as at 19 February 2020 State Owned Enterprises; Finance No
14 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/846: Update on FEI Finance No
14 Apr 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5464: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Tues 14th April Finance No
14 Apr 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/164: Vote Revenue - Estimates of Appropriations 2020/21 and Supplementary estimates of Appropriations 2019/20 Finance; Revenue No
14 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/990: CBC Discussion Wednesday 15 April 2020 Finance No
15 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/973: Economic scenarios for release on Tuesday 14 April Finance Treasury Report T2020/973: Economic scenarios for release on Tuesday 14 April
15 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/998: Southern Response case timing Finance; Greater Christchurch Regeneration No
15 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/883: Commercial Performance COVID-19 State of Play as at 15 April 2020 State Owned Enterprises; Finance No
15 Apr 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5482: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Wednesday 15th April Finance No
16 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/1012: Questions on Ex-Post Pandemic Insurance Finance No
16 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/1065: Weekly Economic Update 17 April 2020 Finance Weekly Economic Update - 17 April 2020
16 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1054: Delegation of Guarantee and Indemnity Requests for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Foreign Affairs; Finance No
16 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1557: Weekly Status Report 16 April 2020 Finance No
16 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/701: Project 20: Term Sheet for in principle agreement Finance; Transport; Attorney-General No
16 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1010: Forests (Payment of Money) Order 2020: Proactive Release of Information Finance No
16 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/969: Corrections to the Vote Labour Market Budget package Finance; Workplace Relations and Safety Information Release: Budget 2020: Workplace Relations and Safety
16 Apr 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5483: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Thursday 16th April Finance No
17 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/935: Ex-post pandemic insurance Finance No
17 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/1090: Next phase of the economic response: Talking point for Cabinet Finance No
17 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/845: COVID-19 - Support for SMEs Finance Unite against COVID-19
17 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/914: COVID-19 Economic Response: detailed options to amend the Overseas Investment Act Finance

Phase 2 Overseas Investment Act Reform Information Release

17 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1058: Modifying Statutory Timeframes to Prepare and Finalise Planning Documents State Owned Enterprises; Finance No
17 Apr 2020 Joint Report by the Treasury and Ministry of Transport T2020/995: Project 20: Minimum Service Levels for Alert Levels 3 and 2 Finance; Transport No
17 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/929: New Zealand Post: Options for COVID-19 Equity Support State Owned Enterprises; Finance Unite against COVID-19
17 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1079: Advice regarding BN 20 017: Te Kauwhata land supply agreement with Lakeside Development Ltd Finance No
17 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/983: Business Finance Guarantee scheme implementation Finance Information Release: BFG
17 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/1034: Weekly New Zealand Debt Management Update – 17 April Finance No
17 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1030: BEFU 2020 Specific Fiscal Risks Draft Chapter Finance No
17 Apr 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5484: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Friday 17th April Finance No
17 Apr 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5496: Consultation regarding the temporary removal of Loan-to-Value lending restrictions Finance No
17 Apr 2020 Joint Report by the Treasury, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, Ministry of Social Development and Inland Revenue T2020/912: Clarification on eligibility for the COVID-19 wage subsidy and leave schemes (the Schemes) and the implementation approach Finance Unite against COVID-19
20 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1047: Issues relating COVID-19 public health response Finance No
20 Apr 2020 Joint Report by the Treasury and Ministry of Social Development T2020/1081: Clarifying Eligibility of the Leave and Wage Subsidy Schemes Finance No
20 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1127: Crown Infrastructure Partners Limited: amending constitution and funding to support the Infrastructure Reference Group and post-COVID-19 recovery State Owned Enterprises; Finance No
20 Apr 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5497: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Monday 20th April Finance No
20 Apr 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/210: Successful Release 4 go-live Finance; Revenue No
21 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/988: Economic response to COVID-19 – next steps Finance No
21 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/1069: Commercial Performance COVID-19 response update State Owned Enterprises; Finance No
21 Apr 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5498: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Tuesday 21st April Finance No
21 Apr 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/206: EU Free Trade Agreement negotiations – MFAT-led Cabinet paper Finance; Revenue No
21 Apr 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/220: GST on mobile roaming services – Application date in light of COVID-19 Finance; Revenue No
21 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/1101: Emerging Issues Meeting with the Minister of Health 22 April 2020 Health No
21 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1119: Briefing for Cabinet Business Committee 22 April 2020 Finance No
22 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/840: Hawke's Bay Airport Ltd: COVID-19 financial support State Owned Enterprises; Finance No
22 Apr 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5499: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Wednesday 22nd April Finance No
22 Apr 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5510: Briefing for FMI Bill Finance No
22 Apr 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/212: Further detailed advice on a temporary income relief payment Finance; Revenue Unite against COVID-19
22 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1162: Wage Subsidy Scheme - next steps - design recommendations Finance No
22 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/1040: Information for meeting with Lisa Amoa (NZCU Auckland) Finance No
23 Apr 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/209: Introducing grace periods for the in-work tax credit and repealing child support incremental penalties Finance; Revenue No
23 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1182: Ex Post Pandemic Insurance - Administrative Implications Finance No
23 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1064: COVID-19 - Further support for SMEs Finance Unite against COVID-19
23 Apr 2020 Joint Report by the Treasury, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Inland Revenue and Ministry of Social Development T2020/1161: Further detailed options for temporary income relief Prime Minister; Finance; Social Development; Revenue No
23 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1137: COVID-19 Proactive Release Tranche 1: Part 1 Finance No
23 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1561: Weekly Status Report 23 April 2020 Finance No
23 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/1071: Reserve Bank of New Zealand 2020-25 Funding Agreement Finance Information Release: RBNZ 2020-25 Funding Agreement
23 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/940: Communicating Long-Term Fiscal Strategy at Budget 2020 Finance Information Release: Budget 2020: Finance
23 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1063: Consumer credit support Finance No
23 Apr 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5500: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Thursday 23rd April Finance No
23 Apr 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5506: 2020-2025 Funding Agreement Finance Information Release: RBNZ 2020-25 Funding Agreement
23 Apr 2020 Joint Report by the Treasury, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet and State Services Commission T2020/1199: Developing a Reset and Rebuild Recovery Strategy Finance No
23 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1222: Economic response to COVID-19 – our next steps Finance No
24 Apr 2020 Cabinet Committee Briefing T2020/1203: Briefing for Social Wellbeing Committee Wednesday 29 April 2020 Finance No
24 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/1198: Weekly Economic Update 24 April Finance Weekly Economic Update - 24 April 2020
24 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/1229: Updated forecast costs for the Business Finance Guarantee and related accounting treatment Finance Information Release: BFS
24 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1195: Process update on COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund (CRRF) Finance Information Release: Budget 2020: Finance
24 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/1201: Fiscal Strategy Report Chapter: 2nd Draft Finance Information Release: Budget 2020: Finance
24 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/1197: Update on the Emergency Spending under Section 25 of the PFA Finance No
24 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1190: Addendum to TR2020/912 - Clarification on eligibility for the current COVID-19 wage subsidy and leave schemes and the implementation approach Finance Unite against COVID-19
24 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/1152: Weekly New Zealand Debt Management Update – 24 April Finance No
24 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1174: BEFU 2020 Specific Fiscal Risks Revised Chapter Finance No
24 Apr 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5501: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Friday 24th April Finance No
24 Apr 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/222: COVID-19 Response (Taxation and other Regulatory Urgent Measures) Bill: Final design approval Finance; Revenue No
24 Apr 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/223: Use of money interest rates review Finance; Revenue No
24 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1129: COVID-19 Economic Response: Draft Cabinet paper on changes to the Overseas Investment Act Finance Information Release: Overseas Investment Act Reform Phase 2
24 Apr 2020 Cabinet Committee Briefing T2020/1209: Briefing for Cabinet Economic Development Committee Wednesday 29 April 2020 Finance No
28 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/943: SOE Portfolio: Documentation to Confirm Appointments State Owned Enterprises; Finance No
28 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1240: Covering Report on the Small Business Cashflow Scheme (Loan) and Current Parameters Finance Unite against COVID-19
28 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1239: Business Finance Guarantee Scheme: Progress update and options for enhancement Finance Information Release: BFG
28 Apr 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5521: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Tuesday 28th April Finance No
28 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1191: COVID-19 Proactive Release Tranche 1: Part 2 Finance No
28 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/1212: Weekly update on the Business Finance Guarantee scheme and banking issues (1) Finance No
29 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1123: New Zealand Lotteries Commission: Documentation to Confirm Appointments Finance; Internal Affairs No
29 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/1148: Commercial Performance COVID-19 State of Play as at 29 April 2020 State Owned Enterprises; Finance No
29 Apr 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5522: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Wednesday 29th April Finance No
29 Apr 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5529: CoFR Sector Report (1) Finance No
29 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1241: The Infrastructure Reference Group's list of 'shovel-ready' infrastructure projects Finance No
29 Apr 2020 Joint Report by the Treasury and Ministry of Health T2020/1255: Process for considering COVID-19 related costs incurred by health and disability service providers Prime Minister; Finance No
29 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/1272: Budget 2020 Child Poverty Report Prime Minister; Finance No
30 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/539: Cabinet item: Third consultation document for Phase 2 of the Review of the Reserve Bank Act Finance No
30 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1111: Draft Responses to Standard Questions for FEC Hearing Finance No
30 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/991: Proactive Release of Institutional Act Cabinet Papers Finance No
30 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/1236: Active Labour Market Policies Finance No
30 Apr 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5523: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Thursday 30th April Finance No
30 Apr 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1276: Business Finance Guarantee Scheme: Scheme Notice Finance Information Release: BFG
30 Apr 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/1283: Weekly Economic Update 1 May 2020 Finance Weekly Economic Update - 1 May 2020
Last updated: 
Friday, 16 October 2020