Capital Gains Tax a dilemma to NZ First Party

Capital Gains Tax a dilemma to NZ First Party

Peter Dunne Wellington, February 16, 2019 Greens Co-leader James Shaw’s comment when Parliament resumed this week that the current government does not deserve to be re-elected if it fails to introduce a Capital Gains Tax would have been regarded as yet another reason why the Greens kept themselves from being invited into government for almost 20 years. Significant Perspective But…

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Select Committee No-Show a lost opportunity

Select Committee No-Show a lost opportunity

Daniela Maoate-Cox Wellington, February 15, 2019    This week, an early morning bust-up between Labour Party MPs and National MPs meant that some of the public missed out on participating in a parliamentary process. In a nutshell, the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee was scheduled to meet at 8 am on Wednesday to begin hearing submissions on the Budget Policy Statement 2019 and end at 2…

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Warnings to Chinese tourists spark further questions

Warnings to Chinese tourists spark further questions

Laura Walters Wellington, February 15, 2019 A warning notice on potential risks to Chinese tourists travelling to New Zealand has raised further questions about the state of the New Zealand-China relationship. The Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in New Zealand issued a notice to tourists in December warning of robberies, a low rate of police investigation, dangerous driving conditions, and cases of…

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