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Finance Minister Grant Robertson and Revenue Minister Stuart Nash targeted so-called "speculators."

Robertson, Cullen and how not to have tax blow up in your face

Thu 23 Nov 14

By putting a politician in charge instead of a tax nerd, Grant Robertson is making sure this review, at least, won’t embarrass the government.

New Community Minister Peeni Henare says the law is being reviewed.

Community minister says Destiny Church charity decision made on 'sound grounds'

Thu 23 Nov 1

Labour has promised a review of charities law.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says "When you're leading the charge, intention is reality"

The Good Intentions Fallacy

Thu 23 Nov 9

The new government has gone for "Empathy" – the latest version of politicians kissing babies. 

InternetNZ chief executive Jordan Carter says "Changes to the US rules won't have any direct effect in New Zealand but might mean innovation in new services slows down in the US."

Trump administration confirms plan to end net neutrality: how it will impact NZ

Wed 22 Nov 9

A move by the FCC will reshape the internet, and have ripples beyond the US. UPDATED

So often when Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern uses the word “absolute” or “absolutely,” it often means, in substance, “not really.”

Pike River the latest piece of Ardern brand management

Tue 21 Nov 27

A commitment to re-enter Pike River has become a commitment to try to re-enter the mine.

Kelvin Davis made a pig's ear out of question time in Parliament when he was acting prime minister

Promises, promises ... now time for Coalition to stand and deliver

Mon 20 Nov 7

The government has had a mixed run of it during the prime minister's first overseas trip.

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