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New Zealand Budget 2017: Winners and Losers

  • Government pledges to loosen purse strings if re-elected
  • Would boost family incomes, raise tax thresholds next year
Finance Minister Steven Joyce poses with a copy of his budget speech.

Finance Minister Steven Joyce poses with a copy of his budget speech.

Photographer: Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images

New Zealand Finance Minister Steven Joyce released an annual budget Thursday that pledges to boost incomes for families if his government is re-elected on Sept. 23.

Here are the winners and losers: