News | Politics
19 May 2021 12:02
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.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


     Other Politics News
     19 May: The impact of the cyber attack on Waikato DHB is being felt
     19 May: Transmission Gully's environmental performance has gone from bad to worse
     19 May: The freight industry is being urged to implement digital logs for truck drivers
     19 May: Auckland Council expects the impact of Covid-19 to linger for another three years
     18 May: A supermarket mega-giant could be forced to compensate customers ripped-off by a technical glitch
     18 May: The business sector argues our economy can't grow without migrant workers
     18 May: Fresh data on the housing market might be a sign the Government's intervention was on the right track
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    A question mark remains whether two Crusaders loose forwards tour across the Tasman More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Transmission Gully's environmental performance has gone from bad to worse More...



     Today's News

    Soccer:
    The Phoenix's Oli Sail has been rewarded for a break-through A-League football season 11:57

    Law and Order:
    A 35-year-old woman has been charged after a shooting incident in east Christchurch this month 11:57

    Entertainment:
    Hilaria Baldwin had a "scary experience" when her son had an allergic reaction 11:42

    Entertainment:
    Courtney Stodden would be up for meeting Chrissy Teigen face to face after the past comments she made about the model on social media 11:12

    Rugby League:
    The Warriors will have different second rowers for the next few weeks 11:07

    Politics:
    The impact of the cyber attack on Waikato DHB is being felt 10:47

    Entertainment:
    Nicki Minaj thinks taking a break from the music industry has been good for her mental health 10:42

    Entertainment:
    Lily Allen could make her West End debut later this year 10:12

    Environment:
    A challenging winter may be looming for farmers in the South Island 10:07

    Entertainment:
    Lily James is "having a blast" playing Pamela Anderson in 'Pam & Tommy' 9:42


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2021 New Zealand City Ltd