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E tū welcomes High Court ruling on steel dumping

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 02:34 PM
E tū says its support for NZ Steel’s complaint of steel-dumping by China has been vindicated by a High Court ruling directing MBIE to reinvestigate. Read more...

Tax Working Group makes “sensible and pragmatic” proposal

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 02:16 PM
Chartered Accountants says Tax Working Group makes “sensible and pragmatic” proposal on taxing capital gains Read more...

Sailor And Soldier to Be Repatriated From Korea

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 02:12 PM
Sailor And Soldier to Be Repatriated From Korea The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) will begin repatriating next week a sailor and soldier buried in South Korea. This is the fourth tranche of project Te Auraki (The Return), under which the NZDF is ... Read more...

Dental Association ‘cautiously optimistic’

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 02:01 PM
The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) is pleased a sugary drinks tax has formed part of the Tax Working Group’s Interim Report released today. Read more...

Taxpayers’ Union warns South Africa on property rights

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 01:51 PM
Taxpayers’ Union and Property Rights Alliance warn South African High Commission about taking property without compensation Read more...

Māori Climate Commissioner Announced

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 01:11 PM
The Chairman on the Māori Carbon Foundation, Sir Mark Solomon, has announced the establishment of an Office of the Māori Climate Commissioner (OMCC) to provide independent Māori-focused research and advice that will contribute to Aotearoa meeting its obligations ... Read more...

Tax Working Group proposes capital gains tax in all but name

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 12:44 PM
Extending the net of capital income taxation will still hit taxpayers, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. Read more...

EEO Commission comment on Equal Pay Amendment Bill

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 12:41 PM
“It is encouraging that pay equity moved a step forward with the introduction to Parliament of the Equal Pay Amendment Bill on the day the country celebrated 127 years of women’s suffrage. Pay equity is a right that the suffragists pressed for ... Read more...

New Zealand must take global lead in ocean plastic crisis

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 12:05 PM
Forest & Bird has told Parliament’s Environment Committee this morning that New Zealand must become a global leader in tackling the oceans plastic crisis. Read more...

Latest appointment to Treasury board bizarre

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 11:53 AM
In light of recent concerns over a lack of economic expertise, it’s odd that Treasury has appointed a brand and marketing expert to its board , says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. Read more...
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