New GST rules to level playing field - Labour

Overseas companies selling goods online into New Zealand will soon be required to collect GST in the same way as domestic retailers. Speaking at the Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand tax conference, Stuart Nash says new rules would be...... Read More

Police investigating political donations complaint

Police investigating a complaint against National Party leader Simon Bridges are looking into the matter to “determine what further steps may be required from a police perspective”. Former National Party member Jami-Lee Ross laid the complaint...... Read More

Ross arrives at police station to file complaint

Former National MP Jami-Lee Ross has arrived at Victoria Street Police Station in Wellington to file a complaint against leader Simon Bridges. He told media outside Wellington Police Station this afternoon that he would release the recording...... Read More

National Caucus votes to expel Jami-Lee Ross

The National Party Caucus has voted unanimously to expel Jami-Lee Ross. This was the strongest possible action the Caucus can take and reflects the seriousness of the issues and the fact we are united and focused on the interests of New Zealanders,...... Read More

Jami-Lee Ross identified as National Party leaker

Jami-Lee Ross has been identified as the National Party leaker after the party's inquiry into the leak, but the MP is denying he was responsible. Watch the full stand-up with Simon Bridges here In a stand-up this afternoon, the National party...... Read More

NZTA compliance files to undergo urgent review

Transport Minister Phil Twyford says he is disappointed the New Zealand Transport Agency has failed to carry out its regulatory responsibilities to the standard he expects, but is pleased the Agency’s Board has taken swift action to put things...... Read More

Teaching borders official skill shortage list

The government is considering fast-tracking work visas for foreign teachers by recognising teaching as an official skill shortage area. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment said preliminary reports showed "moderate evidence"...... Read More

Tinetti pleased at equality for Tauranga athletes

Tauranga Labour list MP Jan Tinetti has announced she’s pleased that after a decade-long effort New Zealand paralympians will now receive the same amount of funding as their able-bodied counterparts. “This is huge for our local current...... Read More

Alcohol warning label to be mandatory

All alcoholic drinks in New Zealand will soon have to come with a label warning of the risks of drinking while pregnant. The Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation has voted to make the health warnings mandatory. Food Safety...... Read More

Improved safety needed in forestry sector - MPs

Politicians have responded with shock to revelations from forestry and wood processing workers at a symposium on the future of work in the industry. FIRST Union’s Forestry & Wood Processors Symposium 2018 was attended by Union members, delegates...... Read More

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