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2022, and GDP growth will av­er­age 3 per cent over the next three years. This makes our labour mar­ket one of the strong­est in the de­vel­oped world.

At the same time we are reducing debt and run­ning a good sur­plus, so we have extra money set aside for a rainy day. This is the re­spon­si­ble thing to do.

We’re re­build­ing our health sys­tem by in­vest­ing an ad­di­tional $3.2 bil­lion for more doc­tors, nurses and im­proved treat­ments, as well as $750 mil­lion to fix our hos­pi­tals.

We’re also de­liv­er­ing cheaper or free GP vis­its and medicines for 600,000 Ki­wis. Mid­wives will re­ceive at 8.9 per cent wage in­crease.

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