Announcements
PUBLISHED 18 May 2006

Budget 2006

Budget 2006 funds election commitments such as interest-free student loans and extensions to Working for Families. Its 'economic transformation' package includes a major boost to land transport spending and increased funding for tertiary education; research, science and technology; economic development; tourism and biosecurity. It contains no new tax initiatives. All Budget 2006 material is available at www.treasury.govt.nz/budget2006/.