Here’s what’s coming up in politics, business and the economy:

Next week

March 22-28 – Winston Peters was scheduled to lead a New Zealand delegation on a tour of the Pacific

Further ahead

March 31 – End of Q1, Rio Tinto expected to make a decision on the future of Tiwai Point

End of MarchTreasury releases its four-yearly Long-term Fiscal Statement

April 1 Consumer power price announcement

May 14 – Budget 2020

September 19 – New Zealand’s general election and referendums on cannabis and voluntary euthanasia

November 3 – US Presidential election

Marc Daalder is a senior political reporter based in Wellington who covers climate change, health, energy and violent extremism. Twitter/Bluesky: @marcdaalder

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