News | Politics
4 Aug 2020 14:05
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Politics

    The government says changes to the Overseas Investment Act aren't designed to block foreign investment

    The government says changes to the Overseas Investment Act aren't designed to block foreign investment


    Auckland Airport
    Auckland Airport
    The government's announced its tightening up foreign investment rules - allowing it to veto investments in companies it believes are critical to security or democracy.

    Associate Finance Minister David Parker says it would only be used rarely - and there's a lot for investors to like about the reforms too.

    He says they're deregulating other parts of the act such as commercial leases - and putting in a timeframe for decisions to be made.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


     Other Politics News
     04 Aug: UK diners treated to half-price meals ahead of feared second coronavirus wave
     04 Aug: Calls for New Zealanders to be proactive and read up before making their decision on the cannabis referendum
     04 Aug: Academics are warning penalties in the cannabis referendum bill could have an outsize impact on underage Maori
     04 Aug: The Mayor of Kapiti Coast's calling for more details from National's transport plan
     03 Aug: More than 100-million-dollars is being invested into protecting six regions against climate change
     03 Aug: The Government's funding an upgrade at the Chatham Islands airport runway, so larger aircraft can land
     03 Aug: Hopes for better mental health support for teachers and principals
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Another loosehead prop injury for the Chiefs to deal with in their last week of Super Rugby Aotearoa More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    UK diners treated to half-price meals ahead of feared second coronavirus wave More...



     Today's News

    Business:
    UK diners treated to half-price meals ahead of feared second coronavirus wave 13:47

    International:
    Donald Trump's taxes are the centre of a New York federal court filing. Here's what you need to know 13:47

    Rugby:
    Another loosehead prop injury for the Chiefs to deal with in their last week of Super Rugby Aotearoa 13:47

    Entertainment:
    New comedy albums from Joan Rivers will be released next year 13:44

    Law and Order:
    A homeless woman who escaped an Auckland quarantine hotel's been given a deferred sentence 13:27

    Rugby League:
    Ka kite kakariki 13:17

    Law and Order:
    Quiet in the court as a teen pleaded not guilty to driving charges after a crash that killed two Christchurch sisters 13:17

    Entertainment:
    Prince Harry used the ghost emoji to woo Duchess Meghan 13:14

    Soccer:
    New Zealand men's under-20's football coach Tony Readings is stepping down from his role to join world-governing body FIFA as technical consultant for the Oceania Region 13:07

    Entertainment:
    'American Idol' has announced remote auditions for its upcoming season 12:44


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd