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FROM CSI TO AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

Crown Research Institutes are thanking the TV forensic science series “CSI” for an upsurge in New Zealand born Scientists joining the Institutes. Science New Zealand...

LABOUR TALKING ABOUT TAXING WEALTH

Labour is looking for a replacement for its capital gains tax. And one influential former advisor is advocating a wealth tax, particularly the return of...

LARRY ELLISON'S COMPANY RESPONDS TO SUBSIDY FURORE

United States software billionaire Larry Ellison’s New Zealand company has broken its silence on how it came to get up to $17.25 million of...

PM BEGINS THE BUDGET SELL

PM's speech to Business New Zealand Pre Budget lunchPrime Minister’s John Key’s much awaited Pre- Budget speech to Business New Zealand in Wellington suggests...

IS LABOUR GOING TO AXE ITS KIWISAVER POLICY?

Labour is reviewing its controversial policy to use Kiwisaver interest rates to influence the Reserve Bank’s Official Cash Rate. But the other arm of its...

STAFF MORALE PLUNGES AS FUNDING CUTS IMPACT ON AGRESEARCH

Government cuts funding to AgResearch and staff leave and morale plungesThe Government’s key agricultural research organisation – AgResearch --- has been hard hit by...

INFLATION THE POLITICIANS FRIEND

Bill English hints that low inflation may threaten the tax take as may a slow down in manufacturing.Finance Minister Bill English appeared to signal...

TAX CUT OPTIONS

Treasury estimates revenue effects of income tax reductionsFinance Minister Bill English has said the Government is considering "moderate" income tax cuts. He told TV3's "The...

CAMPAIGN TO CUT KIWISAVER TAXES

A major campaign asking Members of Parliament to cut extremely high taxes on New Zealanders’ long term savings is launched today. The campaign – which...

HOUSING CONSENTS UP

The building boom continues but may be slowing in AucklandThe Statistics Department says the trend for for the number of new dwellings, excluding apartments, is...

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