The minister’s first year as Finance Minister has certainly been a good one.
The Coalition Government has already achieved one of its goals of reducing debt as a share of GDP to 20 percent - well ahead of schedule - but it’s also facing multiple pay-round disputes and calls for significant capital spend in areas like health, education and transport.
What are its choices and what is on the agenda for 2019?
Find out in February when the Auckland Business Chamber and Massey University jointly host their annual Finance Breakfast with the Minister of Finance, the Hon. Grant Robertson, where he will be updating priorities for Budget 2019.