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[Corrected links] Tool launched to stop the Tax Working Group cash grab

By   /  April 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on [Corrected links] Tool launched to stop the Tax Working Group cash grab

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: [Corrected links] Tool launched to stop the Tax Working Group cash grab [Corrected links] Tool launched to stop the Tax Working Group cash grab Media release from the Taxpayers’ Union MEDIA RELEASETool launched to stop the Tax Working Group cash grab 26 APRIL 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE […]

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Tool launched to stop the Tax Working Group cash grab

By   /  April 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on Tool launched to stop the Tax Working Group cash grab

Source: Taxpayers Union 26 APRIL 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union has released its draft submission to the Tax Working Group, along with an online tool that makes it easy for taxpayers to make submissions. Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says, “We’re inviting taxpayers across the country to send the Tax Working Group a […]

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Why does the Government hate Rodney?

By   /  April 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on Why does the Government hate Rodney?

Source: Taxpayers Union 26 APRIL 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETransport Minister Phil Twyford confirmed this morning that Rodney residents will pay four different ways for transport projects in Auckland. Responding to Mr Twyford’s comments, Taxpayers’ Union spokesperson Louis Houlbrooke says, “Residents of Rodney will be paying for transport projects through the current fuel taxes, the proposed nationwide increase […]

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Shane Jones’ recipe for “s…-kickers”, also recipe for “s…-government”

By   /  April 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Shane Jones’ recipe for “s…-kickers”, also recipe for “s…-government”

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Shane Jones’ recipe for “s…-kickers”, also recipe for “s…-government” Shane Jones’ recipe for “s…-kickers”, also recipe for “s…-government”Shane Jones needs a good schooling by Sir Geoffrey (or at least think before he opens his mouth…) Media release from the Taxpayers’ Union MEDIA RELEASE Recipe for “s…-kickers” […]

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$19,000 for cultural advice is tokenism at its worst

By   /  April 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on $19,000 for cultural advice is tokenism at its worst

Source: Taxpayers Union 20 APRIL 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASELocal councils need to stop wasting money on expensive ‘cultural advice’, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says, “Christchurch City Council spending nearly $19,000 on cultural advice for a sport centre name translation is expensive tokenism at its very worst.” “The most disturbing aspect […]

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Regional fuel tax coming to a town near you!

By   /  April 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Regional fuel tax coming to a town near you!

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Regional fuel tax coming to a town near you! Regional fuel tax coming to a town near you! Media release from the Taxpayers’ Union MEDIA RELEASE Regional fuel tax coming to a town near you!   20 APRIL 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAll New Zealanders should brace […]

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Questions to answer over PM’s recruitment choice

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Questions to answer over PM’s recruitment choice

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Questions to answer over PM’s recruitment choice Questions to answer over PM’s recruitment choice Media release from the Taxpayers’ Union MEDIA RELEASE Questions to answer over PM’s recruitment choice   19 APRIL 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETaxpayers deserve an assurance that the Prime Minister’s Office followed all […]

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TAXPAYER HERO: Hon Dr Megan Woods

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on TAXPAYER HERO: Hon Dr Megan Woods

Source: Taxpayers Union 19 APRIL 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe eradication of Callaghan Innovation’s controversial Growth Grants in favour of a rules-based R&D tax incentive is a major victory for taxpayers, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says, “For years we have been campaigning against these handouts to businesses hand-picked by Callaghan […]

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Tobacco tax zealots are now changing their tune

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on Tobacco tax zealots are now changing their tune

Source: Taxpayers Union 18 APRIL 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEIt is clear we have reached a sea-change on tobacco policy, with long-standing champions of tobacco tax hikes now changing their tune, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. On the AM Show this morning, Hāpai Te Hauora CEO Lance Norman admitted that tobacco excise “is having a negative impact on other […]

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 Taxpayer-funded health activists bully Youthline against advice

By   /  April 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on  Taxpayer-funded health activists bully Youthline against advice

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline:  Taxpayer-funded health activists bully Youthline against advice  Taxpayer-funded health activists bully Youthline against advice Media release from the Taxpayers’ Union MEDIA RELEASE   Taxpayer-funded health activists bully Youthline against advice 16 APRIL 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETaxpayer-funded health activists ignored advice from the Ministry of Health, Auckland Council, […]

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Crisis of underinvestment means Govt must reconsider election bribes

By   /  April 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on Crisis of underinvestment means Govt must reconsider election bribes

Source: Taxpayers Union 11 APRIL 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEClaims of underinvestment in health and education should naturally lead to the Government reconsidering its expensive non-essential election bribes, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. Taxpayers’ Union spokesperson Louis Houlbrooke says, “Clearly the Government believes it’s facing a crisis of underinvestment and needs to spend a lot of money […]

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National’s fuel tax ad misrepresents their policy

By   /  April 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on National’s fuel tax ad misrepresents their policy

Source: Taxpayers Union 10 APRIL 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENational’s new campaign and TV ad against fuel taxes is disingenuous, considering the Party refuses to make any commitment to repeal the taxes if elected government, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. Taxpayers’ Union spokesperson Louis Houlbrooke says, “It’s a nice ad, but it’s completely misleading. You would think, […]

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Waikato DHB shows how to flush money down the drain

By   /  April 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB shows how to flush money down the drain

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB shows how to flush money down the drain Waikato DHB shows how to flush money down the drain Media release from the Taxpayers’ Union MEDIA RELEASE Waikato DHB shows how to flush money down the drain   10 APRIL 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe cancellation […]

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Bill to change Local Government Act spells disaster for ratepayers

By   /  April 6, 2018  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Bill to change Local Government Act spells disaster for ratepayers

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Bill to change Local Government Act spells disaster for ratepayers Bill to change Local Government Act spells disaster for ratepayers Media release from the Taxpayers’ Union MEDIA RELEASE Bill to change Local Government Act spells disaster for ratepayers   6 APRIL 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEA new […]

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Another Taxpayers’ Union victory for transparency

By   /  April 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on Another Taxpayers’ Union victory for transparency

Source: Taxpayers Union 6 APRIL 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWellington City Council’s commitment to proactively release sensitive spending figures is a win for transparency and the Taxpayers’ Union. The first round of figures, including a $98,000 banquet, were released in response to a Taxpayers’ Union information request. Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says, “Wellington ratepayers have gained […]

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Please stop changing the names of things. Please.

By   /  April 4, 2018  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Please stop changing the names of things. Please.

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Please stop changing the names of things. Please. Please stop changing the names of things. Please. Media release from the Taxpayers’ Union MEDIA RELEASE Please stop changing the names of things. Please.   4 APRIL 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe $220,000 bill for changing the name of […]

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Hawke’s Bay ratepayers disregarded with 19% rate hike 

By   /  April 4, 2018  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Hawke’s Bay ratepayers disregarded with 19% rate hike 

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Hawke’s Bay ratepayers disregarded with 19% rate hike  Hawke’s Bay ratepayers disregarded with 19% rate hike  Media release from the Taxpayers’ Union MEDIA RELEASE Hawke’s Bay ratepayers disregarded with 19% rate hike   4 APRIL 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEHawke’s Bay Regional Council’s monumental 19% rate hike […]

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PM breaks promise with dumb transport policy

By   /  April 3, 2018  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on PM breaks promise with dumb transport policy

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: PM breaks promise with dumb transport policy PM breaks promise with dumb transport policy Media release from the Taxpayers’ Union MEDIA RELEASE PM breaks promise with dumb transport policy 3 APRIL 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union says the Government’s proposal to increase fuel levies breaks […]

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Wagner’s members’ bill welcomed

By   /  April 3, 2018  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Wagner’s members’ bill welcomed

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Wagner’s members’ bill welcomed Wagner’s members’ bill welcomed Media release from the Taxpayers’ Union MEDIA RELEASE Wagner’s members’ bill welcomed 3 APRIL 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union is welcoming Hon Nicky Wagner’s introduction of a private members’ bill to Parliament’s ballot that would legalise the sale of […]

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This week, working New Zealanders mourn tax cuts

By   /  April 3, 2018  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on This week, working New Zealanders mourn tax cuts

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: This week, working New Zealanders mourn tax cuts This week, working New Zealanders mourn tax cuts Media release from the Taxpayers’ Union MEDIA RELEASE This week, working New Zealanders mourn tax cuts 3 APRIL 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThis week taxpayers mourn the tax cuts the last […]

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