Coming up the month ahead in politics, parliament, business and the the economy, the Government is preparing for its Half Yearly Budget Update next Thursday and economy-watchers are also preparing for GDP the following Thursday.
Wednesday December 12
Thursday December 13
Finance Minister Grant Robertson is scheduled to release his Half Yearly Economic and Fiscal Update.
The Parliamentary Press Gallery is due to hold its annual Christmas Party.
The Reserve Bank begins its two-day Macro-Finance conference in Wellington.
Friday December 14
Statistics New Zealand is scheduled to release household net worth statistics for the year to the end of June.
The Reserve Bank ends its two-day Macro-Finance conference.
Monday December 17
Statistics New Zealand releases its accommodation survey for October.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is scheduled to hold a post-cabinet news conference.
Tuesday December 18
Wednesday December 19
Statistics New Zealand is scheduled to release current account statistics for the September quarter
Thursday December 20
Statistics New Zealand is scheduled to release GDP figures for the September quarter.