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Michael Cullen

Economist Brian Easton says former Minister for Treaty Negotiations Chris Finlayson is having a significant impact on Maori development
13th Sep 21, 8:52am
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Economist Brian Easton says former Minister for Treaty Negotiations Chris Finlayson is having a significant impact on Maori development
Thanks to Cullen’s clever alchemy, the base metals of neoliberalism could be transmuted into the glittering gold of 'modernisation'; and the grim squares of betrayal transformed into happy circles of fulfilment, Chris Trotter says
23rd Aug 21, 7:34am
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Thanks to Cullen’s clever alchemy, the base metals of neoliberalism could be transmuted into the glittering gold of 'modernisation'; and the grim squares of betrayal transformed into happy circles of fulfilment, Chris Trotter says
Former Finance Minister Michael Cullen dies after battle with lung cancer
20th Aug 21, 10:27am
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Former Finance Minister Michael Cullen dies after battle with lung cancer
Economist Brian Easton says a key success in Michael Cullen's time as Finance Minister was building up the capital of New Zealand
26th Jul 21, 12:13pm
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Economist Brian Easton says a key success in Michael Cullen's time as Finance Minister was building up the capital of New Zealand
Rumours of a prime-ministerial resignation may be intended to head-off something considerably more dramatic on the policy front, Chris Trotter suggests
22nd Mar 21, 7:28am
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Rumours of a prime-ministerial resignation may be intended to head-off something considerably more dramatic on the policy front, Chris Trotter suggests
Brendon Harre offers part two of his analysis of New Zealand’s rack-rent housing crisis focusing on the economic opportunities. He offers solutions in the fight against the evils of housing inflation
12th Dec 20, 11:55am
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Brendon Harre offers part two of his analysis of New Zealand’s rack-rent housing crisis focusing on the economic opportunities. He offers solutions in the fight against the evils of housing inflation
National's new Shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly says the Government should be 'mandating' the RBNZ to ensure the new Funding for Lending money doesn't just flow into the housing market
17th Nov 20, 10:04am
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National's new Shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly says the Government should be 'mandating' the RBNZ to ensure the new Funding for Lending money doesn't just flow into the housing market
Brian Fallow argues nothing about Labour's tax policy indicates a willingness to deliver a tax system to tackle the triple challenge of the debt legacy of the pandemic, stunted productivity and shameful levels of child poverty
10th Sep 20, 10:22am
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Brian Fallow argues nothing about Labour's tax policy indicates a willingness to deliver a tax system to tackle the triple challenge of the debt legacy of the pandemic, stunted productivity and shameful levels of child poverty
Gareth Vaughan on Michael Cullen's key moment in our history, how Asia's densest slum chased the virus, Hertz the pandemic zombie, airport ghost towns & could the US be headed for civil war?
18th Jun 20, 9:18am
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Gareth Vaughan on Michael Cullen's key moment in our history, how Asia's densest slum chased the virus, Hertz the pandemic zombie, airport ghost towns & could the US be headed for civil war?
Brian Fallow looks at the dire economic prognosis thanks to COVID-19, and probes the key issues and options for policy makers as they look ahead to a time when the virus is under control
8th Apr 20, 3:26pm
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Brian Fallow looks at the dire economic prognosis thanks to COVID-19, and probes the key issues and options for policy makers as they look ahead to a time when the virus is under control
Terry Baucher looks back at the big stories of the last year, and this decade, where tax held the spotlight right up to the end of 2019 and he can assess the impact of all the twists and turns
17th Dec 19, 6:50am
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Terry Baucher looks back at the big stories of the last year, and this decade, where tax held the spotlight right up to the end of 2019 and he can assess the impact of all the twists and turns
Terry Baucher backgrounds the ramifications from the removal of tax depreciation on all buildings
20th May 19, 10:56am
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Terry Baucher backgrounds the ramifications from the removal of tax depreciation on all buildings
Terry Baucher interviews Andrea Black about her role in the Tax Working Group to get the inside stories about how the various factions worked on the issues, and how many issues have a life yet
2nd May 19, 7:39am
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Terry Baucher interviews Andrea Black about her role in the Tax Working Group to get the inside stories about how the various factions worked on the issues, and how many issues have a life yet
Despite the bitter disappointment of those who backed capital gains tax for a win, it’s not the only horse in the wealth tax race, Max Rashbrooke studies the form guide
1st May 19, 9:28am
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Despite the bitter disappointment of those who backed capital gains tax for a win, it’s not the only horse in the wealth tax race, Max Rashbrooke studies the form guide
Chris Trotter doubts Jacinda Ardern and Grant Robertson will be losing much sleep over their left-wing critics' anger that no Capital Gains Tax will be implemented
23rd Apr 19, 8:37am
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Chris Trotter doubts Jacinda Ardern and Grant Robertson will be losing much sleep over their left-wing critics' anger that no Capital Gains Tax will be implemented
Terry Baucher is surprised the Govt won't prioritise any Tax Working Group environmental tax proposals for now, and argues we'll be re-litigating the issue of capital taxation within a decade
18th Apr 19, 8:03am
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Terry Baucher is surprised the Govt won't prioritise any Tax Working Group environmental tax proposals for now, and argues we'll be re-litigating the issue of capital taxation within a decade
Government tasks Productivity Commission with exploring options for taxing vacant land, to prioritise work on ways to encourage investment in significant infrastructure projects
17th Apr 19, 2:52pm
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Government tasks Productivity Commission with exploring options for taxing vacant land, to prioritise work on ways to encourage investment in significant infrastructure projects
Susan St John says the minority report from the Tax Working Group should be taken seriously if the desire is to reduce inequality and improve housing affordability
28th Mar 19, 10:09am
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Susan St John says the minority report from the Tax Working Group should be taken seriously if the desire is to reduce inequality and improve housing affordability
Gareth Morgan takes issue with the Tax Working Group including Michael Cullen's assertion that the capital gains tax (CGT) is best described as a 'tax on capital income', saying there appears total confusion over what income actually is
14th Mar 19, 2:06pm
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Gareth Morgan takes issue with the Tax Working Group including Michael Cullen's assertion that the capital gains tax (CGT) is best described as a 'tax on capital income', saying there appears total confusion over what income actually is
Chris Trotter says the Government's handling of the Tax Working Group has highlighted Grant Robertson's reliance on his mentor Michael Cullen
11th Mar 19, 9:42am
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Chris Trotter says the Government's handling of the Tax Working Group has highlighted Grant Robertson's reliance on his mentor Michael Cullen
Andrew Coleman on how the Tax Working Group produced a report that anything but looks to 'The Future of Tax'
9th Mar 19, 10:18am
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Andrew Coleman on how the Tax Working Group produced a report that anything but looks to 'The Future of Tax'
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says it isn't unreasonable to pay Michael Cullen up to $1062 a day to spend the next four months defending the integrity of the TWG report
7th Mar 19, 4:09pm
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson says it isn't unreasonable to pay Michael Cullen up to $1062 a day to spend the next four months defending the integrity of the TWG report
Tax Working Group Chair kept on the job for 4 months longer than initially planned; Michael Cullen says he's there to bat for the integrity of the report not the Government 
6th Mar 19, 5:03pm
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Tax Working Group Chair kept on the job for 4 months longer than initially planned; Michael Cullen says he's there to bat for the integrity of the report not the Government 
Peter Dunne says the political party reactions to the Tax Working Group report were universally trite and banal. Yet it will all just come down to Winston Peters making up his mind
2nd Mar 19, 10:35am
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Peter Dunne says the political party reactions to the Tax Working Group report were universally trite and banal. Yet it will all just come down to Winston Peters making up his mind
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says government to go through Tax Working Group recommendations to see what will add to fairness & what's possible to gain consensus on in a coalition
26th Feb 19, 1:41pm
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson says government to go through Tax Working Group recommendations to see what will add to fairness & what's possible to gain consensus on in a coalition