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Labour Uses Oecd Report To Accuse Nats Of Looking After The Rich

Wellington, Oct 22 NZPA - Labour is using an OECD income inequality report to accuse National of looking after the wealthy at the expense of the poor when it was in power.

Kiwibank Should Handle All Govt Business - Peters

Kiwibank Should Handle All Govt Business - Peters
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has put forward a radical proposal to float shares in Kiwibank and channel all the Government's $55 billion a year business through it.

Labour Party: School And Pre-School Policy

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Breakdown Of Families Cost $1 Billion A Year In Tax

Family breakdowns and decreasing marriage rates are costing taxpayers $1 billion a year, a New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) report released today says.

Trans-Tasman Talks Needed Before NZ Deposit Insurance Scheme

by Kate Chapman of NZPA Wellington, Oct 6 NZPA - Serious trans-Tasman talks are needed about insuring bank deposits here to ensure New Zealand taxpayers do not end up subsidising Australian-owned banks, a banking academic said today.

Union Says Tax Cuts Will Put Jobs At Risk

Tax cuts will put public servants' jobs at risk, a union says. The Public Service Association is taking out a series of advertisements saying that every 10 cents a year in tax cuts represents the jobs of seven public servants.

Vodafone Wireless Plan Rated Cheapest For Fixed Calling In NZ

Wellington, Aug 29 NZPA - The Commerce Commission has ranked a new Vodafone plan as the cheapest New Zealand fixed calling plan, even though it does not use a fixed line. TelstraClear provides the cheapest plan that actually uses a fixed line.

OECD Gives Tax Cuts A Tick

Wellington, June 4 NZPA - Personal and corporate income tax cuts are a good use of the budget surplus to counter economic slowdown, according to the latest OECD report on the New Zealand economy.

Govt Broadband Plan May Underwhelm But Pragmatic - Analyst

Wellington, May 23 NZPA - The Government's $350 million five-year funding boost to speed up the roll out of faster broadband in yesterday's budget was underwhelming but pragmatic, an analyst says.

USA Investor Takes Over Econet's Plans For Third Mobile Network

Wellington, May 19 NZPA - Econet Wireless, the South African based company which has been claiming since 2000 to be building a third New Zealand cellphone network, today sold its stake in the NZ business to a US telecommunications investor.

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