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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.