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Finance Minister believes NZ is in a strong position to weather the current global storms
12th May 22, 9:23am
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Finance Minister believes NZ is in a strong position to weather the current global storms
Finance Minister announces new debt ceiling and surplus targets, new headline debt measure, and a later return to surplus than earlier targeted
3rd May 22, 8:10am
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Finance Minister announces new debt ceiling and surplus targets, new headline debt measure, and a later return to surplus than earlier targeted
Finance Minister Grant Robertson not (yet at least) signalling intent to respond to the Reserve Bank's call for help tackling inflation
19th Apr 22, 2:57pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson not (yet at least) signalling intent to respond to the Reserve Bank's call for help tackling inflation
TOP leader Raf Manji argues the RBNZ shouldn't overcook its response to inflation, as it overcooked its response to Covid-19
18th Apr 22, 9:15am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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TOP leader Raf Manji argues the RBNZ shouldn't overcook its response to inflation, as it overcooked its response to Covid-19
TOP's Raf Manji on UBI, land value tax, monetary financing and more
8th Feb 22, 10:03am
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TOP's Raf Manji on UBI, land value tax, monetary financing and more
Jenée Tibshraeny argues the Government can't ignore inequality bubbling away, with the poor to pay the price for making the wealthy wealthier
29th Jul 21, 11:33am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Jenée Tibshraeny argues the Government can't ignore inequality bubbling away, with the poor to pay the price for making the wealthy wealthier
Election 2020: Updates on the results, commentary, thrills and spills of the evening
17th Oct 20, 7:02pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Election 2020: Updates on the results, commentary, thrills and spills of the evening
Geoff Simmons says regardless of who forms the government after this weekend, there is no plan to make housing affordable
14th Oct 20, 12:48pm
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Geoff Simmons says regardless of who forms the government after this weekend, there is no plan to make housing affordable
TOP responds to ACT calling the debt burden being placed on future generations 'fiscal child abuse', saying ACT's austerity would be 'economic vandalism'
30th Sep 20, 12:50pm
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TOP responds to ACT calling the debt burden being placed on future generations 'fiscal child abuse', saying ACT's austerity would be 'economic vandalism'
Geoff Simmons makes a case for why TOP's tax policy is better than the Greens' wealth tax
25th Sep 20, 9:09am
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Geoff Simmons makes a case for why TOP's tax policy is better than the Greens' wealth tax
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons on why the RBNZ should pay us $250/week for six months so those with debt can repay it and those without debt can splash cash
23rd Aug 20, 6:02am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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TOP Leader Geoff Simmons on why the RBNZ should pay us $250/week for six months so those with debt can repay it and those without debt can splash cash
TOP leader Geoff Simmons rips into the Greens' wealth tax policy, arguing it would be disastrous for New Zealand
1st Jul 20, 2:35pm
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TOP leader Geoff Simmons rips into the Greens' wealth tax policy, arguing it would be disastrous for New Zealand
Geoff Simmons want to see a Budget that is fair and future proofed to deal with issues like housing and climate change. He has five key ways "to nail the reboot"
13th May 20, 12:45pm
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Geoff Simmons want to see a Budget that is fair and future proofed to deal with issues like housing and climate change. He has five key ways "to nail the reboot"
Geoff Simmons acknowledges Universal Basic Income isn’t a panacea, but argues it does provide a basic platform of dignity upon which people can stand and reach for their goals
29th Apr 20, 8:04am
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Geoff Simmons acknowledges Universal Basic Income isn’t a panacea, but argues it does provide a basic platform of dignity upon which people can stand and reach for their goals
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons wants us to focus on meaningful issues when we talk about "wellbeing" and "progress", and seek it in a system most likely to deliver what we really need
31st Dec 19, 9:48am
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TOP Leader Geoff Simmons wants us to focus on meaningful issues when we talk about "wellbeing" and "progress", and seek it in a system most likely to deliver what we really need
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons argues that the "eco socialist" claim that we can't keep on growing economically is not only wrong, it's also a pointless claim
30th Dec 19, 10:05am
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TOP Leader Geoff Simmons argues that the "eco socialist" claim that we can't keep on growing economically is not only wrong, it's also a pointless claim
Second 1 News Colmar Brunton Poll in a row delivers good news for National, despite Simon Bridges lagging in the preferred prime minister ranks
2nd Dec 19, 6:39pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Second 1 News Colmar Brunton Poll in a row delivers good news for National, despite Simon Bridges lagging in the preferred prime minister ranks
The Opportunities Party's Geoff Simmons on Aussie banks, changes in land uses, the NZ Productivity Commission's latest report, Unconditional Basic Income and urban design
29th Nov 19, 10:00am
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The Opportunities Party's Geoff Simmons on Aussie banks, changes in land uses, the NZ Productivity Commission's latest report, Unconditional Basic Income and urban design
Vernon Tava silent on Sustainable NZ's position on key environmental issues; Makes policy comparison interest.co.nz was seeking to do with TOP a flop
13th Nov 19, 5:00am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Vernon Tava silent on Sustainable NZ's position on key environmental issues; Makes policy comparison interest.co.nz was seeking to do with TOP a flop
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons digs into Dairy NZ's claim that proposed fresh water reforms could cost our economy up to $6 billion a year by 2050
4th Nov 19, 2:11pm
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TOP Leader Geoff Simmons digs into Dairy NZ's claim that proposed fresh water reforms could cost our economy up to $6 billion a year by 2050
TOP's Geoff Simmons sees farmers getting increasingly frustrated having to contend with an emissions proposal that will do little except require massive paperwork, while facing water quality policies that have no detail
28th Oct 19, 9:48am
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TOP's Geoff Simmons sees farmers getting increasingly frustrated having to contend with an emissions proposal that will do little except require massive paperwork, while facing water quality policies that have no detail
National the winner in the latest 1 News-Colmar Brunton poll; Support rises to 47% at the expense of Labour falling to 40%; Bridges' popularity grows despite Ardern remaining the clear preferred prime minister 
14th Oct 19, 6:39pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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National the winner in the latest 1 News-Colmar Brunton poll; Support rises to 47% at the expense of Labour falling to 40%; Bridges' popularity grows despite Ardern remaining the clear preferred prime minister 
The Opportunities Party's Geoff Simmons on population, productivity, planting trees, parking & micro-mobility and prohibition
27th Sep 19, 10:00am
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The Opportunities Party's Geoff Simmons on population, productivity, planting trees, parking & micro-mobility and prohibition
After KiwiBuild's failure tackling infrastructure problems to help NZ cities become denser seems like a total no brainer and truly affordable housing would naturally follow, Geoff Simmons says
5th Sep 19, 10:54am
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After KiwiBuild's failure tackling infrastructure problems to help NZ cities become denser seems like a total no brainer and truly affordable housing would naturally follow, Geoff Simmons says
Terry Baucher introduces the IRD's financial arrangement rules which usually come as a big unwelcome surprise to taxpayers. He also looks at wage theft. And the latest political party tax ideas
1st Sep 19, 10:21am
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Terry Baucher introduces the IRD's financial arrangement rules which usually come as a big unwelcome surprise to taxpayers. He also looks at wage theft. And the latest political party tax ideas