Fresh from 18 hours of analysing the documents, CTU economist Craig Renney joined the PSA to share the brickbats and bouquets of Budget 2022.
Just ahead of the Budget, we heard another massive announcement: on Monday morning, New Zealand's first Emissions Reduction Plan will be released. The ERP is the Government's plan for how we'll achieve our climate change goals and contribute to the global effort to limit warming to 1.5 degrees.
For this webinar, we were joined by Christine Rose from Greenpeace Aotearoa and Alana Kane from the Fossil Free State Sector Coalition to unpack what's in the ERP - and talk about what we can expect to see in the Budget when it comes to climate change.
Max Rashbrooke, author of Too Much Money: How Wealth Disparities Are Unbalancing Aotearoa New Zealand joins the PSA ahead of Budget 2022 to explain how inflation and government spending affect inequality and the wider story it tells about advantage and disadvantage in New Zealand.
Journalist Bernard Hickey and CTU economist Craig Renney join the PSA ahead of Budget 2022 to discuss what a budget that supports working people would look like, from the housing market to fair pay legislation and everything in between.