The 57-year-old this week appealed his prison sentence.
Parker and his company affiliations would own almost one-third of Weta Digital.
Bitcoin reached it's three-year high of US$19,666 earlier this week before crashing.
"We don't want too much money going into only one part of the economy - we want it also to create jobs and businesses."
But St John is disputing claims it's not living within its means.
The funding for lending programme (FLP) will provide cheap funding for banks to lend.
Treasury 3-monthly financial statements shows tax revenue was $2.1 billion above forecast.
The CEO has already had "awesome" responses from executives at global banks.
National has admitted to two errors but continues to deny a third.
"I think a lot of journalists have just fallen right into the spell of Grant Robertson."
But National's finance spokesperson insists there is no fiscal hole.
We can't forget the thousands of Kiwis who are suffering due to the economic fallout from COVID-19 writes Maddison Reidy.
He says now is not the time for an austerity approach.
A chance to join the game is being auctioned off on Trade Me.
Finance experts say it's an important time to get guidance.
The Finance Minister is poised to tap into his $14 billion rainy day fund.
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says Rio Tinto knows its obligations.
"It is something that will be felt deeply by the people of Southland."
He says Labour will take its time announcing tax policy.
"Where's the driver of growth over this next few years, given all the money that's being spent?"
"I am going to be throwing around a lot of money."
"Like other countries, we must act quickly to protect our essential interests."
The measures will "only entrench inequalities that existed prior to the pandemic", Douglas argues.
Chris Farrelly says people who have never needed assistance are reaching out.
The Government needs to guarantee 100 percent of the debt, they say.
The industry's income has completely dried up.
The former Finance Minister worries his successor is waiting for Budget Day - three weeks away - to help businesses.
The country will find out on Monday if the lockdown is set to be extended.
A big emphasis will be on ensuring businesses have safety measures in place.
"It's going to be hard work and there are still going to be job losses - we're just going to do everything we can to limit those."