: Grant Robertson

JOBS FIGURES LEAVE ROBERTSON FLAT FOOTED

The Government understandably was able yesterday to bask in the reflected glory of unemployment figures which showed no movement at all. To highlight that National organised a “Dorothy Dixer” question f…
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FrontPage: Steven Joyce at the northern regional conference of the National Party

GOODBYE EUROPE IT'S THE ASIA PACIFIC NOW

Fresh off a plane from South America, Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce, bounded into the National Party’s northern regional conference at Waitangi at the weekend fizzing with the prospects for Ne…
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: Bill English = no time now for a cup of tea

BILL ENGLISH PREVIEWS THE BUDGET

Finance Minister says he will be sticking with his $1 billion allocation for new expenditure in the May 21 Budget. This will be despite a downturn in taxation revenue. Speaking to the Wellington Employers…
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: Thomas Piketty - meeting Andrew Litle to talk about wealth taxes

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 death duties. However Finance Spokesman, Grant Rober…
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