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  • India and New Zealand Economic Connections (September 2012)

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    Speakers Dr Reuben Abraham, Executive Director of the Centre for Emerging Markets Solutions at the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad Prashanta Mukherjee, Deputy Chair, India New Zealand Business Council Abstract New Zealand and India have a...

  • The EU and the United Kingdom: "Wandering between two worlds, one dead; the other powerless to be born?"

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    Abstract Regardless of the result of the UK's referendum on EU membership on 23 June, the EU and the UK have a future in common, economies to coordinate, geopolitics to cooperate on. Whether these ends are attained for the UK within or outside the EU,...

  • 'Riding the Unknowns' update on global economic and investment trends

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    Abstract Adrian will provide insights into the global economy and trends in institutional investment gained from his role as Chairman of the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds, and his involvement in the ‘Inclusive Capitalism’ and ‘Focusing...

  • Improving Policies for Families and Children

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    Abstract New Zealand is unusual in having few independent policy think tanks. In other countries, NGOs with a social policy focus engage with policymakers and politicians on a regular basis and influence public opinion through their direct links with...

  • Resolution of International Banks: Can Smaller Countries Cope?

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    Abstract The stability of a banking system ultimately depends on the strength and credibility of the fiscal backstop. While large countries can still afford to resolve large global banks on their own, small and medium-sized countries face a policy...

  • Estimating health and cost impacts of public health interventions: tobacco, dietary salt, cancer screening and other examples; collation in online interactive league tables; comparable disease costs for NZ

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    Abstract Burden of disease and comparative risk assessment studies describe what the current burden (disability-adjusted life-years; DALYs) is, and how much is due to risk factors like tobacco and excess body weight. But they do not tell us the impact...

  • The case for new climate change adaptation funding instruments

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    Abstract New Zealand faces unprecedented and new challenges arising from the impacts of climate change. Impacts will compound existing natural hazards and create new hazards across the economy as impacts increase in intensity and duration, and in some...

  • The Disruptive Potential of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology

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    Presentation material for Alexandra Sims lecture presented at the Treasury. Abstract Blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies such as Ether, is relatively new. The idea of Blockchain and the broader distributed ledger...

  • The Iwi Politics of Te Whanganui-a-Tara

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    Presentation material for Kura Moeahu's lecture presented at the Treasury. Abstract The histories that underpin the mana whenua iwi in Te Whanganui-a-Tara (the Wellington region) are fundamentally political.Kura Moeahu will recount a Māori narrative...

  • The Great Cat Muster: experiences in regional economic development 2007-2017

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    Presentation material for Sue Dobbie's lecture presented at the Treasury. Abstract A presentation and discussion on systems, people, challenges and success factors in New Zealand’s regional economic development 2007-2017. About Sue Dobbie Sue grew up...

  • Globalisation Challenges and New Zealand's Upcoming APEC Hosting 2021

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    Abstract Dr Bollard will use his unique perspective and experience to dissect the issues around where we expect the Asia-Pacific region to be in 2021 and, in the context of how APEC operates, what opportunities and challenges arise for New Zealand. Dr...

  • Presbyterian Support Northern (PSN): Challenges and opportunities in preparing for a social investment environment

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    Abstract PSN provides a range of social services to vulnerable children, adults and families in the Upper North Island from Taupoto Whangarei. PSN contracts with MSD, MVCOT, MOE, MOJ, DOC, ACC, MOH, DHB's and private entities to offer social work,...

  • Winner and finalists

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    The winner and finalists of the 2018 Treasury Tertiary Challenge have been announced. You can read the winning and finalist essays here: 2018 Tertiary Challenge Winner and Finalists   View/Download Winner...

  • Relationship with the Reserve Bank of New Zealand

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    The Treasury and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand have common interests in the performance of the economy and wider financial stability. The Treasury and the Reserve Bank have the following individual responsibilities: the Treasury is the Government’s...

  • Visiting research fellowships

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    Under the Visiting Research Fellowships programme, the Treasury sponsors academics to spend a period at Treasury working on a project of mutual interest. Details Research Fellowships typically run for three to six weeks (which need not be undertaken...

  • Previous visiting research fellows

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    List of previous research fellows, their institution, the dates they worked at the Treasury and their research theme. Name Institution Dates Research Theme Professor Jennifer Curtin University of Auckland...

  • Bona vacantia (ownerless) property

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    The Treasury Legal Team advises the Secretary to the Treasury on requests for the Crown to deal with bona vacantia property. Sometimes property becomes automatically owned by the Crown because it has no other owner. When this happens, the property is...

  • Supporting exporters

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    New Zealand Export Credit (NZEC) is located in the Treasury, as part of its Financial Operations. It is New Zealand’s official export credit agency. Its purpose is to support New Zealand exports and the internationalisation of its exporters through the...

  • Information requests

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    Requests for information will be directed to an appropriate team at the Treasury for a response. Media enquiries All enquiries from the media should be directed to the Communications team in the first instance at [email protected] Frequently...

  • RSS (News Feeds)

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    How to use the Treasury web site's RSS news feeds for alerts to new releases and for searches. What is an RSS feed? An RSS feed, or syndicated content, or web feed, is frequently updated content published by a web site. It is usually used for news and...

  • Treasury email alerts

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    The Treasury offers email alert services for media statements, research and commentary, and guest lectures. Alerts Research and Commentary The Treasury offers an email alert service for people interested in being alerted when new Working...

  • How to deal with property of a company removed from the Companies Register

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    Section 324 of the Companies Act 1993 provides that property belonging to a company vests in the Crown with effect from the removal of the company from the Companies Register. Similar provisions exist in previous Companies Acts and, depending on...

  • Standard requirements for applications about “ownerless property”

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    This section provides links to pages containing information about the Treasury’s standard requirements for dealing with the following types of “ownerless property”: Mortgages Easements Liens Encumbrances Shares Bona Vacantia Money Leases Trade...

  • Mortgages

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    The Treasury (on behalf of the Crown) can discharge a mortgage held in the name of a removed company.   To make an application, please provide the following: A statutory declaration by a director of the removed company ("the Company") (or...

  • Easements

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    The Treasury on behalf of the Crown can surrender or transfer an easement held in the name of a removed company.   To make an application, please provide the following: A statutory declaration by a director of the removed company ("the Company...

  • Liens

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    The Treasury on behalf of the Crown can discharge a lien held in the name of a removed company.  To make an application, please provide the following: A statutory declaration by a director of the removed company ("the Company") (or someone else...

  • Encumbrances

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    The Treasury on behalf of the Crown can discharge an encumbrance held in the name of a removed company.  To make an application, please provide the following: A statutory declaration by a director of the removed company ("the Company") (or...

  • Shares

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    The Treasury on behalf of the Crown can transfer shares held in the name of a removed company.  To make an application, please provide the following: A statutory declaration by a director of the removed company ("the Company") (or someone else...

  • Bona Vacantia Money

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    The Treasury is sometimes asked to take action in respect of money owing to a company which has been removed the Companies Register.  Please note that bona vacantia /  “ownerless” money is different to “unclaimed” money, which has an owner -...

  • Leases

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    The Treasury on behalf of the Crown can surrender a lease held in the name of a removed company.  To make an application, please provide the following: A statutory declaration by a director of the removed company ("the Company") (or someone else...

  • Trade Marks and Other Intellectual Property

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    The Treasury on behalf of the Crown can transfer trade marks and other intellectual property held in the name of a removed company.  To make an application, please provide the following: A statutory declaration by a director of the removed...

  • Land

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    The Treasury, on behalf of the Crown, administers property of removed companies which vests in the Crown in accordance with the Companies Act 1955 or the Companies Act 1993.  However, land which vests in the Crown in this manner potentially becomes...

  • Staff Update

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    This webpage is used to assist with communications to Treasury Staff when required.  This is usually in the event of an emergency. Currently there are no notices.   You can contact The Treasury here.  ...

  • Previous winners of the Tertiary Challenge

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    The Tertiary Challenge is a biennial event. Below are the winners from previous years, along with links to download their entries. 2017 University Challenge Winner and Finalists 2017 University Challenge Winner and Finalists...

  • Tertiary Challenge

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    The Treasury gives New Zealand tertiary students the chance to address some of the most important public policy issues facing the country. The Treasury Tertiary Challenge 2018 aims to: give tertiary students a feel for the range of work the Treasury...

  • The task

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    In 2017, the Government set up the Tax Working Group to look at ways to improve the structure, fairness and balance of the tax system in New Zealand. Tax affects everyone, and the Group are seeking views from as many New Zealanders as possible on the...