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Molesworth & Featherston: Budget 2007 May Surprise

Thursday, 17 May 2007, 5:16 pm | Molesworth and Featherston

Michael Cullen has unveiled a budget more substantial and containing more surprises than anyone guessed. More >>

Molesworth & Featherston (Weekend) – December 9th

Monday, 11 December 2006, 5:24 pm | Molesworth and Featherston

It looks like the economy has pulled out of its low growth phase and it's growing modestly again, Treasury told ministers in its latest economic update. More >>

Molesworth & Featherston (Weekend) – Nov 19th 2006

Monday, 20 November 2006, 2:35 pm | Molesworth and Featherston

The UMR poll is back in the National Business Review and enters our data this week, surprisingly opening National’s lead over Labour to four points again. Surprising, because this survey has tended to be in the middle of the range, perhaps with a slight ... More >>

Molesworth & Featherston (Weekend) – Oct. 29 2006

Monday, 30 October 2006, 12:20 am | Molesworth and Featherston

As Labour spends the weekend at its party conference there are dramatic changes going on in the numbers underlying our rolling poll of polls - though they’re not really reflected in the seats or the possible make-up of a Government that we extrapolate ... More >>

Molesworth & Featherston (Weekend) – Oct. 22, 2006

Sunday, 22 October 2006, 2:08 pm | Molesworth and Featherston

Just one new poll into our data this week, and it is a somewhat historical one from UMR that we have received second hand. It was taken before the auditor-general’s report into election spending was released - and all the publicity that went with ... More >>

Molesworth & Featherston (Weekend) – Oct. 14 2006

Monday, 16 October 2006, 12:37 am | Molesworth and Featherston

An extra billion dollars has turned up in the tank with the release of the latest Crown accounts, taking the OBERAC surplus to $8.6 billion - or 5.5 percent of GDP. More >>

Molesworth & Featherston (Weekend) – Oct. 8 2006

Monday, 9 October 2006, 10:18 am | Molesworth and Featherston

As the auditor-general Kevin Brady prepares his final election spending report, to be released next week, he continues to prune the amount he believes the various parties “unlawfully” spent. More >>

Molesworth & Featherston (Weekend) – Oct. 1 2006

Thursday, 5 October 2006, 1:24 pm | Molesworth and Featherston

A couple of big new polls enter the data this week and the Nats spring to a big lead on the headline number. But it's not that simple when it comes to forming a government - the cards are all in the Maori Party’s hands. More >>

Molesworth & Featherston (Weekend) – Sept 23rd 200

Monday, 25 September 2006, 11:29 am | Molesworth and Featherston

The next phase of trade talks between New Zealand and Thailand is sure to be delayed at least following this weeks military coup d’etat. New Zealand ambassador to Thailand Brooke Barrington was quoted in a Bankok paper a few days before the coup saying ... More >>

Molesworth & Featherston (Weekend) – Sept 17 2006

Monday, 18 September 2006, 12:15 am | Molesworth and Featherston

The ‘he-did-it-no-she-did-it’ blame game for making Don Brash’s marriage a political issue has rumbled on because just about everyone accused has had a role. More >>

Molesworth & Featherston (Weekend) – Sept. 10 2006

Monday, 11 September 2006, 11:33 am | Molesworth and Featherston

The economy has been doing better than expected, Treasury has told ministers in its latest monthly economic update. But the figures are still modest - Treasury says growth in the year to March 2007 will come in at around 1.5 percent, only a tick ... More >>

Molesworth & Featherston (Weekend) – July 30 2006

Monday, 31 July 2006, 1:22 pm | Molesworth and Featherston

After the suspension of the Doha round of trade talks New Zealand’s focus will now switch to trade agreements reached through ASEAN or the East Asia Summit. The latter brings together the ten ASEAN countries Asia as well as China, Japan, South ... More >>

Molesworth & Featherston (Weekend) – July 23 2006

Monday, 24 July 2006, 11:53 am | Molesworth and Featherston

Nats good, Don like a dog's dinner - National has opened up a comfortable two-point lead in our exclusive rolling poll of polls, although ironically – and a little unfairly – the fall in Don Brash’s personal popularity in the polls by both TV ... More >>

Molesworth & Featherston (Weekend) – July 15 2006

Monday, 17 July 2006, 12:25 am | Molesworth and Featherston

Two new surveys in our rolling average poll show a huge divergence in support for the two major parties, with the net result a slight firming of support for National in our exclusive rolling poll of polls. The more public of the two – a 3 News TNS ... More >>

Molesworth & Featherston (Weekend) – July 8th 2006

Monday, 10 July 2006, 10:18 am | Molesworth and Featherston

Terms of reference for an energy strategy were a disappointment to anyone looking for a fresh steer on how the government is going to handle climate change. The government still has no solid idea how to put a price on carbon. More >>

Molesworth & Featherston (Weekend) – June 17 2006

Monday, 19 June 2006, 9:52 am | Molesworth and Featherston

Some of the criticism directed at Transpower after last week’s power cut in Auckland has sounded suspiciously like the Think Big argument that energy infrastructure should be shored up regardless of the cost. More >>

Molesworth & Featherston (Weekend) – June 2nd 2006

Tuesday, 6 June 2006, 10:49 am | Molesworth and Featherston

The huge lead for National in this week’s One News-Colmar Brunton poll has flipped Don Brash’s party into a slender lead in the two party race in our exclusive rolling poll of polls. Even allowing for the historical bias towards the centre right in ... More >>

Molesworth & Featherston (Weekend) – May 26, 2006

Friday, 26 May 2006, 3:22 pm | Molesworth and Featherston

The emerging consensus around Telecom is that, for all of its pledges to change its ways, there will have to be wholesale changes at the top. Chair Rod Deane is on the way out. The position of CEO Theresa Gatting looks only marginally better. More >>

Molesworth & Featherston (Budget) – May 19th 2006

Monday, 22 May 2006, 12:23 am | Molesworth and Featherston

The economic idea behind Michael Cullen’s seventh budget is that the downturn we’re in is a temporary and inevitable part of an economic cycle; and that the best response is to keep a steady hand. More >>

Molesworth & Featherston (Weekend) – May 12th 2006

Monday, 15 May 2006, 10:52 am | Molesworth and Featherston

Budget growth and spending down - With growth coming in softer than the Government forecast last December, the spending in this year’s budget will be down a little on levels picked in the Budget Policy Statement. It’s possible the economy could ... More >>





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