LIVE: Govt will not implement a Capital Gains Tax

The Coalition Government will not proceed with the Tax Working Group’s recommendation for a capital gains tax, Jacinda Ardern announced today. “The... Read More

Counting the social cost of crashes

A report outlining the social cost of road crashes highlights the enormous impact death and serious injury have on New Zealand and New Zealanders, says... Read More

Government and industry sign construction accord

Government and construction industry leaders have today signalled a shared commitment to transform New Zealand’s construction sector. Prime Minister... Read More

Capital Gains Tax response will bring pain

The Government will this week report back on what it will do with a Capital Gain Tax, Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges understands. “The... Read More

PlunketLine celebrate 25th anniversary

PlunketLine are celebrating their 25th anniversary after launching in 1994 as an afterhours service. Now, PlunketLine operate 24 hours a day, seven... Read More

Cracking down on cowboy clampers

Tauranga’s Clayton Mitchell is welcoming the proposed changes to cull out “predatory wheel clamping behaviour”. The Land Transport... Read More

Greenhouse Gas Inventory shows ‘need for action’

  New Zealand’s latest Greenhouse Gas Inventory shows emissions are on the rise, underscoring why the Government is taking action on climate... Read More

Firearms Amendment Bill passes final reading

The Arms (Prohibited Firearms, Magazines and Parts) Amendment Bill introduced after the 15 March shootings at two Christchurch mosques has passed... Read More

More young people to get driver licences

Young people on youth benefits or in care will have the costs of getting a driver licence met in a new scheme announced by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern,... Read More

Capital Gains Tax would hit 500,000 businesses

National can reveal that more than 500,000 small businesses would be hit by the Government’s proposed Capital Gains Tax and no region of New... Read More

More Kiwis able to access lower-cost health

Health Minister David Clark is pleased to mark World Health Day today as new figures show cheaper doctors visits are available to nearly all the New... Read More

New contraception initiative offered this week

  Thousands of women will have better access to free or very low cost contraception.   From this week, a new initiative offers women who... Read More

NZ bans military style semi-automatic rifles

Military style semi-automatics and assault rifles will be banned in New Zealand under stronger new gun laws announced today, Prime Minister Jacinda... Read More

Gender reassignment bill ’the way forward’

The current legal gender change application process is “nothing but outdated curly-haired wig sh*t”. That’s the verdict of one Tauranga... Read More

TOP leader rebuilding party

The Opportunities Party (TOP) are on a mission to rebuild following a dismal campaign in 2017. TOP leader Geoff Simmons is paying visit to supporters... Read More