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Investors fear chill effect as former IRD boss opposes CGT

Article – BusinessDesk

Investors fear chilling effect as former IRD boss opposes capital gains proposals Read more »

UPDATE: Man shot in Kawerau

Press Release – New Zealand Police

This was a tragic event and the outcome today is something no Police officer wants to see. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – Feb 21

Press Release – Hansard

1. KIRITAPU ALLAN (Labour) to the Minister of Finance : What is the Government’s initial response to the independent Tax Working Group report released today? Read more »

Registration now mandatory for Social Workers

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New legislation passes to make registration mandatory for Social workers Read more »

Tax review fails to heed calls for urgency on alcohol tax

Press Release – Alcohol Healthwatch

Alcohol Healthwatch warns a business as usual approach to alcohol harm in our country represents a lost opportunity to significantly improve the mental health and wellbeing of New Zealanders. Executive Director Dr Nicki Jackson says with the increasing … Read more »

Greenpeace supports environmental taxation

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, 21 February: Greenpeace is calling on the Government to accept recommendations made by the Tax Working Group about environmental taxation and the capital gains tax. Read more »

Hundreds turn out to ‘Zero Hour for Climate action’ protest

Press Release – Generation Zero

Isla Day of the School Strike 4 Climate NZ team, speaking to a crowd of around 200 Zero Carbon Act supporters. Photo: V Komarovsky Read more »

Extend CGT while taxing lower incomes less – working group

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 21 (BusinessDesk) – The Tax Working Groups final recommendations urge the government to make a broad extension to the capital gains tax regime while allowing low and middle income earners to earn more at lower tax rates and receive higher … Read more »

Arrests following disorder incident in Henderson

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police have arrested four people following a disorder incident that occurred on Stevies Lane, Henderson. Read more »

Social Workers recognise World Social Justice Day

Press Release – Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

Social Justice is a concept that acknowledges the distribution of wealth, influence and privilege in society is not always fair and seeks to address these deficits, so that individuals and families / whanau from all walks of life are able to access … Read more »

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