Welfare debts pushing thousands into ‘poverty trap’
The Government is collecting tens of millions of dollars worth of penalties and interest on debt owed by some of the poorest Kiwis. Campaigners argue that these often punitive charges and interest penalties force people into a debt trap – where debts mount up as people have less and less money to pay them. As […]
Eurostar and Calais ferries suspended as French over national strikes
We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info More than 200 rallies are expected around France on Thursday, including a large one in […]
Clint Smith: Will tax cuts really decide our next election?
OPINION National Leader Christopher Luxon has come out early with his election trump card. His tax cut package would cost around $3.5b a year, the largest single tax change in New Zealand history. In his announcement, Luxon tapped into the undeniable pain in the wallet families are feeling from inflation – driven by the price […]