Revenue Minister Peter Dunne has tried to address some
unintended consequences of the Government's move to increase
the goods and services tax (GST) to 15% from 12.5% on October
1, but already tax experts say he has not gone far enough.
The Government has been wheeling out the hard issues in a
non-election year, with the latest changes to employment law
likely to spark the greatest debate. Business editor Dene
Mackenzie reviews the changes.
Partners is refusing to be drawn into a public argument with
Air New Zealand about the stake Auckland International
Airport Ltd (AIAL) has taken in the Queenstown Airport