NZ Government acts as advocate for fishing industry at international meeting

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand As a result of the New Zealand government’s lobbying efforts on behalf of the fishing industry, a regional fisheries meeting this...

Government must do more to address housing-related poverty

Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) 18 February 2020 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) argues the Government’s rhetoric around the relief of housing-related poverty is not being...

Taxpayer-funded homeopathy courses are an embarrassment

Source: Taxpayers Union 18 FEBRUARY 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union is perplexed at the prospect of the continued funding of homeopathy courses by the...

Why are taxpayers paying to design an electric ferry?

Source: Taxpayers Union 18 FEBRUARY 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE“Callaghan Innovation’s $440,000 grant for an electric ferry design is pure corporate welfare,” says New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union spokesman...

PR: Maori mythology, and Governor temper tantrums, have no place at the Reserve Bank of...

Source: Taxpayers Union Maori mythology, and Governor temper tantrums, have no place at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand17 FEBRUARY 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe extraordinary events reported by...

Bridges’s economic ambitions underwhelming

Source: Taxpayers Union 17 FEBRUARY 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEIt’s not worth putting much credence in Simon Bridges’s complaints about the current Government’s piling on hikes in petrol...

Taxpayers fund ridiculous study claiming a weekly lotto ticket as costly as an amputated...

Source: Taxpayers Union 17 FEBRUARY 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe Taxpayers’ Union is calling on the Ministry of Health to demand back the $319,000 of taxpayers spent on...

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