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  • News

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    The Treasury regularly posts news about upcoming events or the release of significant strategic plans, reports and other information. The following is the latest news from the Treasury.

  • Debt management

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    New Zealand Debt Management (NZDM) is part of Treasury, and oversees the Government's borrowing requirements and associated activities, with a goal of managing debt in a way that minimises costs while keeping risk at an appropriate level. NZDM...

  • Good regulatory practice

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    The government has, over time, developed views about what makes a good regulatory system and what is good stewardship practice for a regulatory agency.  These views have been consolidated, updated and released as the 2017 Government Expectations...

  • Archive of Administrative & Support Services Benchmarking Reports

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    Administrative and support (A&S) services benchmarking reports are released annually by the Treasury. The annual collection of Administrative & Support Services benchmarking results for FY 2015/16 and FY 2016/17 was released on 16 January 2018....

  • Finance Ministers' Process

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      The APEC Finance Ministers' Process (FMP) provides an annual forum for APEC member economies to exchange views and information on regional macroeconomic and financial developments and on national and regional policy priorities. The strategic...

  • Economic Committee

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    The APEC Economic Committee (EC) has a mandate to promote structural policy reform within APEC by undertaking policy analysis and action-oriented work. The EC progresses this mandate in close coordination with other relevant APEC fora. As tariffs have...

  • Investment Experts Group

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      The APEC Investment Experts' Group (IEG) works to enhance transparency of investment regimes, facilitate investment activities, to promote investment liberalization within the region and to encourage and facilitate free and open investment in...

  • Strengthening Economic and Legal Infrastructural Coordinating Group

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      The APEC Strengthening Economic Legal Infrastructure (SELI) Coordinating Group encourages continuing regulatory and institutional reform, particularly by building the capacity and skills of individuals in the area of economic legal...

  • Treasury Seminars at APEC

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    Pensions and Annuities Markets Workshop Co-sponsored by Russia, Chile, Singapore and New Zealand The APEC Pensions and Annuities Markets Seminar in Singapore, 8-9 November 2007, will bring together leading policy experts from the public sector,...

  • APEC Pensions & Annuities Markets - 8-9 Nov 2007 - Singapore - Treasury Seminars - Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)

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    Pensions and Annuities Markets workshop Co-sponsored by Russia, Chile, Singapore and New Zealand Orchard Parade, Singapore, November 8-9 2007 This seminar is held as part of the APEC Finance Ministers’ Dialogue on Savings Policy and Capital Market...

  • Draft Agenda - APEC Pensions & Annuities Markets 8-9 Nov 2007 - Singapore

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        Day One Section One: Introduction and Welcome 9:00 “Institutional savings, financial markets and growth” Dr Alberto R. Musalem Chief Economist...

  • Speakers' Biographies - APEC Pensions & Annuities Markets 8-9 Nov 2007 - Singapore

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      Speakers Biographies Solange Berstein Solange Berstein graduated from the Universidad de Santiago de Chile as an Economist and has a Master degree in Economic from ILADES/Georgetown University. She completed her Ph.D. in Economics at Boston...

  • APEC 2006 Viet Nam: Public Sector Governance Seminar Furama Hotel, Da Nang, 10 September 2006

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    New Zealand was the lead sponsor for a Public Sector Governance Seminar held on September 10 in Da Nang, Viet Nam. The co-sponsors for this seminar were Malaysia and Japan. This seminar was held under the auspices of APEC Leaders' Agenda for...

  • Savings Policy Workshop: A Dialogue on Savings and Capital Market Development Melia Hotel, Hanoi, 1 September 2006 

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    New Zealand, Chile, and Vietnam hosted a workshop that initiated a multi-year Policy Dialogue on Savings and Capital Market Development. Savings and capital markets are both intimately linked to some of the largest economic issues facing APEC economies...

  • Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)

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      The Role of APEC APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) promotes closer economic relationships in the Asia-Pacific region to improve the business environment and raise the living standards of its members. APEC includes 21 economies around the...

  • State sector performance

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    A Higher Performing State Sector that New Zealanders Trust, Delivering Outstanding Results and Value for Money is one of the Treasury's three outcomes. Through our work in this area we aim to ensure that the state sector delivers value for money in...

  • Internal Controls

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    Under the Public Finance Act 1989 the Treasury is responsible for establishing and maintaining a system of internal control designed to provide reasonable assurance that the transactions recorded are within statutory authority and properly record the use...

  • History of Internal Control Assurance

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    The Secretary to Treasury is required to prepare the Financial Statements of the Government (FSG) for the Minister of Finance and to attest to specific aspects of the Statements (s29(1) Public Finance Act 1989). In order to fulfil this function the...

  • Education Key to Economic Growth and Equity

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    The Treasury has been on the public record numerous times stating that education and in particular, raising the quality of teaching, is a priority for economic growth and living standards. A skilled workforce is crucial to raising growth and...

  • Better Administrative and Support Services Frequently Asked Questions

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    1 What is BASS? Updated 16 Aug 2010 The Better Administrative and Support Services (BASS) Programme aims to lower the cost and strengthen the effectiveness and efficiency of State Sector A&S services across the State Sector. Cabinet approved a...

  • Long-term fiscal model

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    The Long-Term Fiscal Model (LTFM) is an Excel spreadsheet-based model created by the New Zealand Treasury to produce 40-year projections. The projections cover economic and fiscal variables, such as nominal GDP and core Crown net debt, used in...

  • Income from State Asset Sales as at May 2014

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    Historical information on the sale price and background to New Zealand Government asset sales as at May 2014. Business Sale Price ($ million) Settlement Date Purchaser Notes New...

  • Disclaimer

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    The information available on or through this web site is intended to provide general information to the public and all reasonable measures have been taken to ensure the quality and accuracy of the information available on or through this web site....

  • Draft Disclosure for FRS 41

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    This note outlines the process for adopting New Zealand equivalents to International Financial Reporting Standards (NZ IFRS) for the Government reporting entity. The Accounting Standards Review Board announced in December 2002 that reporting entities...

  • Social investment

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    Social Investment is about improving the lives of New Zealanders by applying rigorous and evidence-based investment practices to social services. It means using information and technology to better understand the people who need public services and what...

  • Case Studies of Social Investment

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    The case studies below are examples of where the social investment approach can be applied. By bringing together and analysing different types of data we can identify different groups of people who are at risk of poor outcomes, and design effective...

  • How Social Investment Works

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    The social investment approach involves answering two key questions: Who do we need to get better long-term results for? What is the best way to get those results? Who do we need to get better results for? To identify who we need to get better...

  • Role of Data

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    To help encourage innovative approaches to longstanding social problems, the government is aiming to make data more open, so people and organisations outside the usual public policy process can use it too. Social Investment is an approach which seeks to...

  • Cost Benefit Analysis for Social Investments

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    To find the best way to get better results for people whose needs are not being met by existing social services, we need to look at the costs and benefits of different approaches. Cost-benefit analysis (CBA) enables comparison of different options on a...

  • The Treasury's CBAx Tool

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    The CBAx tool is a spreadsheet model that contains a database of values to help agencies monetise impacts and do cost benefit analysis The Treasury first released CBAx, a cost benefit analysis tool, in October 2015. The CBAx version for Budget 2020...

  • Benefits guidance

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    The Treasury is the lead on investment management, and also has a lead role in benefits management (supported by the corporate centre). Effective benefit management is about giving investments the greatest possibility of realising and optimising the...

  • Better Public Services (BPS) Seed Fund

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    The Better Public Services Seed Fund was established in 2013 to speed up the development of cross-agency initiatives that contribute to Better Public Services (BPS). More than 50 per cent of the seed funding provided to date has been allocated to the...

  • Past New Zealand Economic and Financial Overviews 2016 to 1997

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    The latest overview is the New Zealand Economic and Financial Overview 2016. Overviews back to 1997 are available here in Adobe PDF format. These are available in HTML format on request from Information Services. Using PDF Files Date...

  • Budget Data 2010

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    Appropriations and Revenue Excel workbooks containing appropriation expenses and Crown revenue and capital receipt data as published in the Estimates of Appropriations 2010/11. The information is separated into appropriation and revenue items for the...

  • Investment

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    The Treasury is the lead on investment management (and asset management) in the State sector. The Treasury has accountability for developing and maintaining the rules and processes around investment management, including those relating to major projects...

  • About the IMAP Team

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    Investing for the public good Owning the right assets, managing them well, funding them sustainably, and managing risks to the Crown balance sheet are all critical to the ongoing provision of high-quality and cost-effective public services that New...