Here's what business leaders want to see from finance minister Bill English and Labour's finance spokesperson Grant Robertson.

Bill English:

• Solve the Auckland housing crisis.

• Get active on tax policy to solve housing unaffordability.

• Develop a long-term economic plan.


• Develop big thinking on New Zealand's economic future.

• Get debt down.

• Funding for education.

Grant Robertson. Illustration / Rod Emmerson
Grant Robertson. Illustration / Rod Emmerson

Grant Robertson:

• Policies to constrain public expenditure.

• Further discussion on the "Future of Work" project.

• Promote the right skills delivered by education.

• Identify weaknesses in National's economic policy.

• Prioritise economic prosperity for all New Zealanders.