6. Coming up this week...

This week in the political economy:

Tuesday

NZIER is scheduled to release the results of its June Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion (QSBO) at 10 am. It will be closely watched by the Reserve Bank and others as a leading indicator of activity. ANZ's monthly business confidence survey showed a fall in both wider business confidence and 'own activity' confidence in June. Both fell to post-election lows, raising fears of a 'winter of discontent' among business owners.

The Parliamentary parties hold weekly caucus meetings around 10 am.

Parliament resumes for the fourth and final week of its current four-week session. It then has two weeks off until July 24 to coincide with school holidays.

New Northcote MP Dan Bidois will make his maiden speech in Parliament at 5.45pm.

Trade Minister David Parker is scheduled to speak about New Zealand's relations with Indonesia at 6pm.

Parliament will debate the Taxation (Annual Rates for 2018-19, Modernising Tax Administration, and Remedial Matters) Bill First reading, the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Amendment Bill Second reading, the Maritime Powers Extension Bill First reading and continue with the Military Justice Legislation Amendment Bill Second reading. The Courts Matters Bill and the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Bill Second readings will be heard as well.

Wednesday

Fonterra's Globaldairytrade online auction platform holds its fortnightly auction of wholesale dairy products on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Prices are expected to dip slightly. Prices have fallen for seven of the last nine auctions.

ANZ publishes its monthly measure of job advertisements for June at 10 am.

Housing Minister Phil Twyford and Construction Minister Jenny Salesa will speak at a two day KiwiBuild summit being held with the BuildNZ conference at the ASB Showgrounds in Auckland. MBIE Kiwibuild Manager Stephen Barclay will also speak at the summit.

The Social Services and Community Select Committee will hear submissions on the Residential Tenancies (Prohibiting Letting Fees) Amendment Bill from 9.15 am in Parliament.

Climate Change Minister James Shaw is due to speak at a Zero Carbon Bill public consultation meeting in Wellington at 6 pm.

Parliament will debate the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Amendment Bill through its Committee stage, along with the Social Security Legislation Rewrite Bill, while the Courts Matters Bill and the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Bill will be read for a second time.

Thursday

The Transport and Infrastructure Select Committee will hear submissions on the Commerce Amendment Bill and a briefing on the safe use of drones from 10 am.

ANZ publishes its monthly measure of commodity prices for June at 1pm.

Parliament will debate Ngati Tamaoho Claims Settlement Bill through its Committee stage and third reading, while the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Amendment Bill Third reading will be held. There will be a second reading of the Courts Matters Bill and the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Bill.

Friday

The United States Bureau of Labour Statistics will release its non-farm payrolls figures early on Saturday morning New Zealand time. Jobs growth is expected to be around 190,000 for the month, while wages are expected to grow 0.3 percent for the month and 2.7 percent from a year ago.