Even Nats oppose cutting 39c tax rateListen now (8 min) | 49% of National voters against plan to drop 39c rate, while 41% want it; Luxon's fiscal profligacy attack line risks boomeranging…
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House building forecast slumps by $11b/year by 2025; Wood scraps forced contracting-out model for buses; Services sector sags from post-Covid bounce…
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The build-to-rent tax break; National security threats via 'Fire and Fury'; Christopher Luxon's gets tough on the disabled; Bupa selling NZ care homes…
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Why 2030 is more important than 2050Listen now (8 min) | Urgency of need to lower emissions fast escalates as Arctic warming four times faster than rest of globe; 2050 net zero target now…
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The week that was to Aug 13Listen now (63 min) | Including the weekly ‘hoon’ podcast with Bernard Hickey & Peter Bale, plus Vic Uni Prof Jason Young & Green MP Julie-Anne Genter…
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Donald Trump vs his generals before Jan 6; detailed ways to solve our housing & health crises; what climate change's heatwaves feel like; Australia's…
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Bernard Hickey is on site from 12pm to 1pm to answer questions about the week's news, including; the Auditor General's criticism of Three Waters; Sam…
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House prices troughing outListen now (3 min) | Auckland City and Wellington City house prices down 17% and 20% in July from their late 2021 peaks; All of NZ down 10.9%; RBNZ and…
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