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17 September 2017 10:54 PM Water tax by the numbers: A breakdown

Recent attempts to estimate the cost of Labour’s proposed water tax to farmers have demonstrated a basic lack of understanding of how irrigation works, says nonprofit membership body IrrigationNZ. This issue, which is compounded by a lack of detail from Labour about how the tax would be applied, has resulted in some widely varying estimates. Radio New Zealand’s 6

17 September 2017 9:24 PM Scoop Business » Water tax by the numbers: A breakdown

This issue, which is compounded by a lack of detail from Labour about how the tax would be applied, has resulted in some widely varying estimates. Radio New Zealand’s ‘Fact or Fiction’ series calculated the cost for irrigated farms at $13,800 a year, whereas figures from DairyNZ have estimated a figure of $45,000 a year. On top of this, yesterday Jacinda

14 September 2017 12:08 PM The Finance 202: House Republican takes aim at derivatives to help pay for tax overhaul

President Trump meets at the White House on Wednesday with a bipartisan group of lawmakers, including Rep. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.), on the right. (Reuters/Jonathan Ernst) A key House Republican is preparing to propose new taxes on derivatives as the party hunts for revenue to fund a tax overhaul. Rep. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.), a member of the House Ways and Means 5

14 September 2017 10:25 AM The Daily 202: Bipartisan initiative to thwart election hacking gains steam

Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri during a meeting yesterday in Sochi. (Michael Klimentyev/Sputnik/AFP/Getty Images) THE BIG IDEA: West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner’s son was wounded by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan and suffered traumatic brain injury. When he finally made it home, the Republican 3

14 September 2017 2:53 AM BREAKING: Schumer, Pelosi announce deal with Trump on Dreamers

Democratic leaders emerged from a dinner meeting Wednesday night with President Trump to say they had worked out a deal to grant permanent protections to young illegal immigrants — without having to accept funding for the president’s proposed border wall. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Mr. Trump 1

12 September 2017 3:07 AM Nurse denies giving Bills lethal injection

An Auckland nurse has told a coroner's inquest she did not give a large dose of insulin to a patient, which is suspected of ultimately killing her. An Auckland nurse suspected by police of giving a lethal dose of insulin to a patient denies injecting her, a coroner's inquest has heard. Heather Ann Bills died in Middlemore Hospital in January 2013, just six weeks 3

9 September 2017 3:00 AM On The Nation: Welfare Debate

Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says there should be an investigation into historic abuse in state care if evidence emerges that some staff accused of abuse were moved to other care facilities rather than being investigated or reported to police. The Nation has spoken to a number of former state care workers and state wards who say this was the case. Tolley 2

6 September 2017 1:39 AM Let’s tax this. What are we in for, Labour?

On the cusp of the election, voters are still in the dark about what taxes they might be hit with if Labour is part of the next government. A tax ("royalty") on water is confirmed. But Jacinda Ardern has refused to rule out a capital gains tax, a land value tax, and an asset and wealth tax - other than to say the family home is exempt. "For Labour to say they’re 4

5 September 2017 12:21 AM Inquest delves into how Heather Bills died

A Coroners inquest is attempting to discover whether an Auckland woman, suspected of dying in hospital in 2013 from hypoglycemia, was injected with insulin. Police and medical experts strongly suspect an Auckland woman died in hospital because she was deliberately injected with a high dose of insulin but they cannot prove it beyond reasonable doubt 1

5 September 2017 12:21 AM Daughter sheds tears at inquest into 2013 insulin death

Dramatic scenes occurred in the Auckland District Court on Tuesday morning when a woman broke down in tears as an inquest into the mysterious death of her mother began. Heather Bills had to be rescued by neighbours following a house fire on the November 24, 2012, before she was taken to Middlemore Hospital. Chief coroner Deborah Marshall told the court 2