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March 2020 titles of advice to the Minister of Finance

Issue date: 
Wednesday, 9 September 2020
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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 March 2020 titles of advice to the Minister of Finance
Document date Title Portfolios Document available
2 Mar 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/060: Transformation status update February 2020 Finance; Revenue No
2 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/228: Overseas Investment Act: Additional design decisions (Regulations) Finance Information Release: Overseas Investment Act Reform Phase 2
2 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/417: Draft Cabinet paper: Preserving public access to high-quality cash Finance No
2 Mar 2020 Cabinet Committee Briefing T2020/453: Briefing for Social Wellbeing Committee Wednesday 4 March 2020 Finance No
2 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/456: Hagley Oval Lights: Potential Guarantee for Canterbury Cricket Trust Finance No
2 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/457: Crown Infrastructure Partners: Appointments (at APH Committee 4 March 2020) State Owned Enterprises; Finance No
2 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/459: Meeting with the Prime Minister and Minister for GCSB/SIS Finance No
2 Mar 2020 Cabinet Committee Briefing T2020/461: Briefing for Cabinet Government Administration and Expenditure Review Committee 5 March 2020 Finance No
2 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/462: Monthly Economic Indicators - February 2020 Finance Monthly Economic Indicators February 2020
2 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/467: Meeting with Hamilton and Waikato Mayors Finance No
2 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/92: Briefing for the Meeting between the Minister of Finance and Xero on Thursday 5 March Finance No
3 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/346: Meeting with Tourism Industry Aotearoa Finance No
3 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/399: Proactive release of policy advice related to the second phase of reforms to the Overseas Investment Act Finance No
4 Mar 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5386: Reserve Bank Financial System Roundup March 2020 Finance No
4 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2019/3344: Meeting with the New Zealand Bankers' Association Council Finance No
4 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/133: Approval for New Standby Facility for Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities Finance No
4 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/448: State of Play as at 4 March 2020 State Owned Enterprises; Finance No
4 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/460: Meeting with Minister of Defence 3 March 2020 Finance Information Release: Budget 2020: Defence
4 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/502: Regulations to be made to support the Overseas Investment Act 2020 reforms: public disclosure document Finance Information Release: Overseas Investment Act Reform Phase 2
5 Mar 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/103: Follow up advice on Budget 2020 income support options Finance; Revenue No
5 Mar 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/123: COVID-19: Update to Inland Revenue’s response and next steps Finance; Revenue No
5 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/266: Budget 2020 - further advice on rail initiatives Finance Information Release: Budget 2020: Transport
5 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/380: Land Acquisitions for Marsden Point Rail Line State Owned Enterprises; Finance; Transport; Regional Economic Development No
5 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/452: Overseas Investment Act: Proactive release of the Regulatory Impact Statement Finance No
5 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/468: NZGIF: Communication of Risk Expectations Finance; Climate Change No
5 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/507: COVID-19: scheduling options for Budget 2020 and BEFU Finance No
5 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/541: Weekly Status Report - 5 March 2020 Finance No
5 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/550: Responding to recent correspondence from KiwiRail Chief Executive, Greg Miller State Owned Enterprises; Finance No
6 Mar 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/134: COVID-19: Inland Revenue’s tax relief package in response to the 2016 Gastroenteritis outbreak in Havelock North – a comparison Finance; Revenue No
6 Mar 2020 Joint Report by the Treasury, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and Ministry of Transport T2020/419: UNISCS Ministers meeting 2 March 2020 Finance; Transport; Regional Economic Development No
6 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/480: An intervention strategy for economic policy responses to COVID-19 Finance Unite against COVID-19
6 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/512: Budget 2020: Near-final health package Finance Information Release: Budget 2020: Health
6 Mar 2020 Cabinet Committee Briefing T2020/517: Cabinet External Relation and Security Committee, Tuesday 10 March 2020 Finance No
6 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/519: Wellington Chamber of Commerce Speech - 12-3-2020 Finance No
6 Mar 2020 Cabinet Committee Briefing T2020/537: Briefing for Social Wellbeing Committee Wednesday, 11th March 2020 Finance No
6 Mar 2020 Cabinet Committee Briefing T2020/555: Briefing for Cabinet Māori Crown Relations - Te Arawhiti Committee 10 March 2020 Finance No
9 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/482: SOE Portfolio: Appointments (at APH Committee 11 March 2020) State Owned Enterprises; Finance No
9 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/500: Near-final Long-term Fiscal Statement: He Tirohanga Mokopuna 2020 Finance No
9 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/521: Coverage of mixed-use buildings under the EQC Act: DEV talking points Finance; Earthquake Commission No
9 Mar 2020 Cabinet Committee Briefing T2020/563: Briefing for Environment, Energy and Climate Committee Meeting, Thursday 12 March 2020 Finance No
9 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/571: Public Service Legislation Bill: Draft Departmental Report Finance No
9 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/574: Update on work on institutional arrangements for unconventional monetary policy Finance No
9 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/589: System investment advice on digital/ ICT initiatives for Budget 2020 Finance; Government Digital Services No
10 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/469: Comparison of latest child poverty statistics and Treasury modelling of the Families Package Child Poverty Reduction; Finance No
10 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/514: Meeting on Maritime Maintenance Facility proposal Finance No
10 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/544: Approval to introduce the Overseas Investment Amendment Bill Finance Information Release: Overseas Investment Act Reform Phase 2
10 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/588: Joint MSD and OT bid to reduce risk in the FMIS and Payroll systems Finance No
10 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/594: Late DEV item: North Island Drought: Financial Assistance Finance No
11 Mar 2020 Inland Revenue Report BN2020/147: Wage subsidies to address COVID-19 Finance; Revenue No
11 Mar 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/094: Purchase price allocation: Consultation and recommendations for legislative reform Finance; Revenue No
11 Mar 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/144: Joint Event Briefing: Meeting with Retail NZ on COVID-19 Finance; Revenue No
11 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/478: Budget 2020 - funding recommendations on late transport initiatives Finance No
11 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/516: Preliminary Budget 2020 Fiscal Forecasts - Significant Judgements Finance No
11 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/526: Earthquake Insurance Update: March 2020 Finance; Earthquake Commission No
11 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/578: Key points from the OECD report "How's Life?", which provides international comparisons for wellbeing Finance; Statistics No
11 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/580: Discussing MOT's strategy work on 17 March Finance; State Services No
11 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/586: Budget 2020 - Funding for Vote Health for COVID-19 Response Finance No
11 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/600: Updated scenario for Budget 2020 Education package Finance Information Release: Budget 2020: Education
12 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2019/3961: Airways Corporation of New Zealand Ltd Structure and Incentives - responding to concerns Finance; State Owned Enterprises No
12 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/282: March Baseline Update 2020 Finance No
12 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/518: Air New Zealand Ltd: Documentation to Confirm Appointment Finance No
12 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/525: Speaking Notes - South Island Landless Natives Act - Tax Exemption Finance No
12 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/601: NZGIF: Letter to Board Chair Finance; Climate Change No
12 Mar 2020 Joint Report by the Treasury and Ministry of Transport T2020/604: Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency - Drawdown of regulatory capital injection Finance; Transport No
12 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/617: Fiscal Implications of Increasing the Emissions Trading Scheme Fixed Price Option Finance No
12 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/620: Overseas Travel: Hon Grant Robertson Finance No
12 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/621: New advice regarding funding for poverty persistence measurement Finance No
12 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/623: Weekly Status Report - 12 March 2020 Finance No
12 Mar 2020 Joint Report by the Treasury and Inland Revenue T2020/634: Cabinet paper: COVID-19: Tax measures Finance; Revenue Unite against COVID-19
13 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1056: Paper A - Wage Subsidy Scheme Finance No
13 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1057: Updated Reccomendations Wage Subsidy Scheme Establishment Finance No
13 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/627: UK Budget 2020 Finance No
13 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/629: Further information request - Marsden Spur Land Acquisitions Finance No
13 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/636: Managing COVID-19 related costs Finance No
13 Mar 2020 Cabinet Committee Briefing T2020/639: Briefing for Cabinet Government Administration and Expenditure Review Committee 19 March 2020 Finance No
13 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/642: Options for the commercial portfolio Finance No
13 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/648: Working capital response to COVID-19 Finance Information Release: BFG
13 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/652: Ensuring Financial Security During COVID-19 – Related Absences from Work Finance No
14 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/655: Wage subsidy scheme expansion costings Finance No
15 Mar 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5399: Direction Finance No
15 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/659: COVID-19 Response - Larger Businesses Finance No
16 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/463: NZ Lotteries Commission: Update after Due Diligence Finance; Internal Affairs No
16 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/522: Finance Portfolio - Appeals Board: Update after Due Diligence Process Finance No
16 Mar 2020 Cabinet Committee Briefing T2020/609: Briefing for Cabinet Economic Development Committee Wednesday 18 March 2020 Finance No
16 Mar 2020 Joint Report by the Treasury and Inland Revenue T2020/616 IR2020/139: Draft Cabinet paper: COVID-19: Tax measures to support affected businesses Finance; Revenue Unite against COVID-19
16 Mar 2020 Cabinet Committee Briefing T2020/640: Briefing for Social Wellbeing Committee Wednesday, 18 March 2020 Finance No
16 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/643: Monetary Policy Committee and Reserve Bank of New Zealand: Appointments (at APH Committee 18 March 2020) Finance No
16 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/656: COVID-19 and the Economic Outlook Finance No
17 Mar 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/159: Draft Cabinet paper - COVID-19 - Order in Council to exclude the Wage Subsidy and Leave Payment from the application of GST Finance; Revenue No
17 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/654: The economic and fiscal effects of Large Scale Asset Purchases by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Finance No
17 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/658: Update to 2019/20 New Zealand Government Bond Programme Finance No
17 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/669: COVID-19 - Minor policy decisions and amendments for business continuity package Prime Minister; Finance; Economic Development; Social Development; Revenue; Workplace Relations and Safety Unite against COVID-19
18 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/422: Accident Compensation Corporation: Update on Appointment Process and Commencement of 2020 Appointment Process Finance; ACC No
18 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/674: Impact of COVID-19 on Airways Corporation of New Zealand Ltd financial position Finance; State Owned Enterprises No
19 Mar 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/167: COVID-19 Information Gathering Powers Finance; Revenue No
19 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2019/3569: RBNZ Act Review - Final Cabinet Papers Finance No
19 Mar 2020 Joint Report by the Treasury and Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment T2020/415: Future of Work Tripartite Forum 23 March 2020 Finance; Economic Development No
19 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/455: Phase 2 of the Reserve Bank Act Review – In-principle decisions and the release of the third consultation document Finance No
19 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/684: Project 20: Term Sheet for Final Agreement [contains legally privileged information] Finance; Transport No
19 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/711: Weekly Status Report - 19 March 2020 Finance No
20 Mar 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5401: Memorandum of Understanding Finance No
20 Mar 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5402: Funding Agreement Finance Information Release: RBNZ 2020-25 Funding Agreement
20 Mar 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/126: March 2020 Gateway review Report Finance; Revenue No
20 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/606: State of Play as at 19 March 2020 State Owned Enterprises; Finance No
20 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/685: Project 20: Update for Cabinet Finance No
20 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/687: Budget 2020 Technical Package Finance No
20 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/689: Proposal to manage COVID-19 related costs Finance No
20 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/699: Airways Corporation of New Zealand Ltd Financial Support Options Finance; Transport; State Owned Enterprises No
20 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/707: Firm Support to respond to COVID 19 - Term Funding Facility Finance Unite against COVID-19
20 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/728: Indemnifying the Reserve Bank for the use of alternative monetary policy tools Finance No
20 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/731: Cabinet paper: COVID-19 - Proposal to address shortfall in international freight capacity Finance No
20 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/736: Briefing for Cabinet Business Committee 23 March 2020 Finance No
20 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/737: Connections across air freight, repatriation of New Zealanders and redeployment of Air NZ staff Finance No
21 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/739: Update on term loan guarantee scheme Finance Information Release: BFG
22 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/742: Further advice – firm support to respond to COVID-19 – term funding Finance Unite against COVID-19
23 Mar 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5403: Council of Financial Regulators – proposals for reprioritising work Finance No
23 Mar 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/127: KPMG independent quality assurance and technical quality assurance review Finance; Revenue No
23 Mar 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/161: Re-orienting the Budget 2020 Income Support Package Finance; Revenue No
23 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/1551: Weekly Status Report 23 March 2020 Finance No
23 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/734: Canterbury Multi-Use Arena: drawing down the tagged contingency in 2019/20 Finance; Energy and Resources No
23 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/748: COVID-19: Economic impact of moving to levels 3 and 4 Finance No
24 Mar 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5417: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Tues 24th March Finance No
24 Mar 2020 Joint Report by the Treasury and Ministry of Transport T2020/763: Allocation of urgent funding in the air freight sector Finance; Transport No
25 Mar 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5418: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Weds 25th March Finance No
25 Mar 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/170: COVID-19 Response (Taxation and Social Assistance Urgent Measures) Bill: Approval for introduction Finance; Revenue No
25 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/542: Letter to the leader of the house Finance No
25 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/692: Budget 2020 Preliminary Fiscal Forecasts Finance No
25 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/698: Air New Zealand Ltd: Documentation to Confirm Appointment Finance No
25 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/719: Temporary suspension of Regulatory Impact Analysis requirements for direct Covid-19 responses Finance Information Release: COVID-19 Temporary Suspension of RIA Requirements
25 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/780: FInal Cabinet Paper and Advice on Wage Subsidy Scheme Enhancement Finance; Social Development No
26 Mar 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5419: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Thurs 26th March Finance No
26 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/497: The Financial Statements of the Government of New Zealand for the eight months ended 29 February 2020 Finance No
26 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/744: Airways Equity Injection – Covid-19 Aviation Support Package Finance; State Owned Enterprises No
26 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/751: Delegation of Authority to Approve IFI Decisions Foreign Affairs; Finance No
26 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/778: Liquidity Facility Rollover for Local Government Funding Agency Finance; Local Government No
26 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/785: COVID-19: Business Finance Guarantee Scheme Finance Unite against COVID-19
26 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/788: Updated design settings for the wage subsidy scheme Finance Unite against COVID-19
27 Mar 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5416: Banking Group Support COVID 19 2020 Finance No
27 Mar 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5420: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Fri 27th March Finance No
27 Mar 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/061: Transformation status update March 2020 Finance; Revenue No
27 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/754: NZ Lotteries Commission: Extension Letters for Chair and Board Member Finance; Internal Affairs No
27 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/774: COVID-19 Approval for Emergency Spending under Section 25 of the PFA Finance No
27 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/789: Further Updates to 2019/20 New Zealand Government Bond Programme Finance No
27 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/796: Possible Delegation of Appointment Responsibilities Finance No
27 Mar 2020 Joint Report by the Treasury, Ministry of Social Development and Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment T2020/798: Modified Wage Subsidy Scheme Appropriation Changes Finance; Social Development No
27 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/801: Revised Budget documents approach Finance No
28 Mar 2020 Inland Revenue Report IR2020/180: Further income support measures in response to COVID-19 Finance; Revenue Unite against COVID-19
29 Mar 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5415: Crown Bank Financial Support Diagrams Finance No
29 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/808: Essential Service Workers COVID-19 Leave Scheme Finance; Social Development; Workplace Relations and Safety No
30 Mar 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5421: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Mon 30th March Finance No
30 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/611: Letter to the Chair of Air New Zealand Finance No
30 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/671: RBNZ Letter of Expectations for 2020/21 Finance No
30 Mar 2020 Joint Report by the Treasury, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and Ministry of Transport T2020/700: UNISCS timeline adjustment in response to COVID-19 Finance; Transport; Regional Economic Development No
30 Mar 2020 Aide Memoire T2020/762: Advice on interactions between wage subsidy scheme and other forms of assistance Finance; Social Development No
30 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/779: Fiscal Strategy for Budget 2020 (COVID-19 update) Finance Information Release: Budget 2020: Finance
30 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/784: COVID-19: Next steps on macroeconomic advice Finance Information Release: Budget 2020: Finance
30 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/791: Business finance guarantee scheme finalised term sheet Finance Information Release: BFG
30 Mar 2020 Joint Report by the Treasury, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Inland Revenue and Ministry of Social Development T2020/804: Further income support measures in response to COVID-19 Child Poverty Reduction; Finance; Social Development; Revenue Unite against COVID-19
30 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/807: Project 20: Delegation of powers and functions under Term Sheet Finance No
30 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/813: Communications Regarding Update to 2019/20 Bond Programme Finance No
30 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/815: COVID-19 financial support, Paper A: Business Continuity Package: Targetted wage subsidy scheme Finance No
30 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/816: Next phase of COVID-19 economic response Finance No
31 Mar 2020 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Report 5422: RBNZ Banking Supervision Daily Prudential Briefing Tues 31st March Finance No
31 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/806: Briefing for Cabinet Business Committee 1 April 2020 Finance No
31 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/823: LGFA Liquidity Facility Announcement. Finance; Local Government No
31 Mar 2020 Treasury Report T2020/826: Monthly Economic Indicators - March 2020 Finance Monthly Economic Indicators March 2020
Last updated: 
Friday, 16 October 2020