Politics

21 Mar 19, 3:06pm
Government to pass law under urgency to ban military style semi-automatics and assault rifles; buyback scheme to cost $100m+; National and Federated Farmers supportive
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21 Mar 19, 8:25am
Peter Dunne reflects on the tragic events in Christchurch on March 15
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12 Mar 19, 10:16am
Serious Fraud Office receives complaint made to Police in October about the disclosure of political donations; Simon Bridges says it's a matter for the National Party to deal with
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12 Mar 19, 5:00am
Government warned of big bank backlash in wake of surprise Reserve Bank capital proposals going above international norm
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11 Mar 19, 9:42am
Chris Trotter says the Government's handling of the Tax Working Group has highlighted Grant Robertson's reliance on his mentor Michael Cullen
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7 Mar 19, 4:09pm
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
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6 Mar 19, 5:03pm
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 
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5 Mar 19, 12:30pm
Ardern assures any MMP threshold changes wouldn't take effect in 2020 election, despite Little hours earlier saying they could; Bridges says changes would need cross-party support
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5 Mar 19, 11:08am
David Cay Johnston says Michael Cohen’s testimony was a roadmap of Donald Trump’s multiple crimes but the Democrats need to do a better job of connecting the dots
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4 Mar 19, 4:08pm
Winston Peters has spent decades gaming MMP to keep himself in the position of king (or queen) maker. Asks Danyl Mclauchlan, are we really going to make it even easier for politicians like him?
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27 Feb 19, 9:53am
Low-income KiwiSaver members to benefit under Tax Working Group recommendations, according to KiwiSaver provider Simplicity
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26 Feb 19, 10:08am
Where would a watered-down, politically palatable version of the Tax Working Group's recommendations leave us? Jenée Tibshraeny struggles to find the modelling
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21 Feb 19, 2:22pm
David Hargreaves has a quick look at some of the florid prose that has greeted the Tax Working Group's final recommendations
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21 Feb 19, 1:48pm
Government taking 'measured' approach as coalition partners seek consensus on Tax Working Group's findings; Winston Peters sticks to the script
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21 Feb 19, 12:52pm
National Party reacts to Tax Working Group recommendations; Simon Bridges says the TWG recommendations are 'an attack on the Kiwi way of life'
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21 Feb 19, 11:37am
All the details on the Tax Working Group's findings are included here, including the Government's initial response and also the 'minority view' of three members of the group
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21 Feb 19, 11:00am
Tax Working Group details how the Government should extend the taxation of capital gains and reduce income tax
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19 Feb 19, 6:11pm
Bridges says a capital gains tax would cause people to leave for Australia (where there is a capital gains tax); fails to answer questions about the fairness and effectiveness of the tax system
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18 Feb 19, 6:43pm
Labour overtakes National, NZ First become irrelevant and Bridges falls to Collins' level in latest 1 NEWS Colmar Brunton poll
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14 Feb 19, 8:47am
Peter Dunne says Greens co-leader James Shaw's CGT comments are far less a statement on his party's position and more an attempt to flush out where NZ First stands
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