Organisation

New Zealand Treasury

Guide

Foreign investment policy and national interest guidance

This guidance note has been released so that foreign investors can ensure that they understand New Zealand's foreign investment screening regime and ensure they comply with the law.
Report

Economic scenarios

The impact of COVID-19 and related response measures on the New Zealand economy is highly uncertain. To reflect this uncertainty, this report considers several alternative paths that the economy may take. These paths vary based on different assumptions about the time spent at different COVID-19...
Discussion paper

Justice, wellbeing and social capital

Wellbeing and social capital are central concepts in the policy discourse of the Ardern Government. This discussion paper makes a first attempt at exploring these concepts from the perspective of the justice system. The aim is to support an ongoing conversation within the justice system...
Report

Wellbeing and mental health: an analysis based on the Treasury’s Living Standards Framework

New sub-national New Zealand population measures have been developed by The Treasury using integrated administrative data. This paper describes their development, compares them against existing sources of official population data, describes some high level findings, and presents three case studies describing population change in specific...
Working paper

Public debt dynamics in New Zealand

This paper develops a framework to decompose the change in New Zealand’s public debt ratio into four component effects: the primary balance, real GDP growth, real interest rates, and exchange rates.