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Changing the balance

effective non-traded sector inflation controls

balanced taxation including capital gains

research and development tax credits

faster depreciation (write off) of plant and patents

investment incentives for productive investment and skill development

personal tax concessions for early stage productive investments

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"For thirty years New Zealand has run a current account deficit, averaging around 5% of GDP. To...." (Read more)

Hugh Fletcher

"The inflation policy target has been missed regularly over the past two years, and will be missed...." (Read more)

Ganesh Nana
BERL Chief Economist

"a culture of indifference towards export success is also a big contributor to the problem." (Read more)

Steve Patterson
CEO, Mclean Angling

"Commodity production must be accompanied by value add and complex industrial activity to achieve...." (Read more)

John Walley
NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association CEO

"I suggest that Land and Capital are mistakenly..." (Read more) - Digby Crompton

"I'd just like to have a debate and start..." (Read more) - Bernard Hickey

"The huge effect the exchange rate has on the..." (Read more) - Gordon Sutherland

"New Zealand hasn't a hope in hell of catching..." (Read more) - Brian Gaynor

"New Zealand can be fortunate in its distance..." (Read more) - Digby Crompton

"No country in history has become wealthy by..." (Read more) - Peter Lyons

"Only a growing, high value add, export sector..." (Read more) - John Walley

"If the talk is of an export led recovery, let..." (Read more) - Scott Yates

"New Zealand’s number one challenge is to earn..." (Read more) - Ganesh Nana

"We have a high dollar which is not only..." (Read more) - Neville Bennett

"more saving, better monetary policy management,..." (Read more) - John Errington

"As a country, we are simultaneously fighting..." (Read more) - Selwyn Pellett

"The poor return on productive investment - and..." (Read more) - Bryan Gould

"The obstacles to exporting from New Zealand are..." (Read more) - Brian Willoughby

"There are two basic anomalies in our tax system..." (Read more) - Digby Crompton

"Isn’t it time to establish a banking system..." (Read more) - Bryan Gould

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