TV One and tvnz.co.nz will bring you comprehensive coverage of Budget 2006.
On Thursday May 18, ASB Business Presenter Michael Wilson will host the One News Budget Special from 1:50pm through until 4:30pm.
Michael will be joined in studio by ASB Bank Chief Economist Anthony Byett and political commentator Chris Trotter to offer economic and political reaction and analysis.
TVNZ will cross live to parliament as Finance Minister Michael Cullen delivers his seventh budget.
Following the budget senior economist with Goldman Sachs JBWere, Bernard Doyle, will provide market reaction. There will also be live reaction from party leaders throughout the afternoon.
For those who can't be near a television set but still want blow
by blow coverage, tvnz.co.nz will be live streaming Cullen's budget
address to parliament.
Following the official reading the website will cover the major announcements and reaction in both video and text.