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MIL-OSI New Zealand: MEDIA RELEASE: Cullen’s taxpayer-funded lobbying is outrageous

By   /  March 7, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: MEDIA RELEASE: Cullen’s taxpayer-funded lobbying is outrageous

Source: Taxpayers Union Cullen’s taxpayer-funded lobbying is outrageous The Tax Working Group process has become blatantly politicised with the Government’s decision to pay Sir Michael Cullen to continue lobbying for a capital gains tax, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union.Taxpayers’ Union spokesman Louis Houlbrooke says, “The advertised purpose of the Tax Working Group was to […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Media advisory: ‘Dowsing’ outside Wellington City Council offices

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Media advisory: ‘Dowsing’ outside Wellington City Council offices

Source: Taxpayers Union ‘Dowsing’ outside Wellington City Council offices In light of recent reports, tomorrow New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union mascot Porky the Waste-hater will be dowsing for common sense outside Wellington City Council’s offices. A spokesperson will be available for interview.Time: 10:30amLocation: 101 Wakefield Street, Wellington MIL OSI New Zealand News –

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Waterfront dunce must reimburse ratepayers in full

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, KB, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Waterfront dunce must reimburse ratepayers in full

Source: Taxpayers Union MARCH 6 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Responding to reports that the individual who destroyed a Wellington sculpture will only pay $1000, New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union spokesman Louis Houlbrooke says:“Why should long-suffering Wellington ratepayers have to pay for one man’s idiotic decision? When this vandalism originally made the news, Justin Lester said ‘you break […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Ratepayer-funded ‘dowsing’ is absurd

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, KB, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Taxpayers Union, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Ratepayer-funded ‘dowsing’ is absurd

Source: Taxpayers Union Ratepayer-funded ‘dowsing’ is absurd MARCH 6 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In response to the use of ‘dowsing’ by ratepayer-funded contractors in Wellington, New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union spokesman Louis Houlbrooke says: “It beggars belief that ratepayer-funded contractors are resorting to the tradesman’s equivalent of homeopathy. When the Council was informed of this practice, it could […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Climate Change Minister spends up large on international flights

By   /  March 1, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, KB, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Taxpayers Union, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Climate Change Minister spends up large on international flights

Source: Taxpayers Union MARCH 1 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Responding to the news that the Minister for Climate Change spent more than any other government minister on international travel in the last quarter, Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director Jordan Williams, says: “Taxpayers will not warm to James Shaw’s $73,771 international travel spend. The Green Party Leader spent more […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Science Update- February 2019

By   /  March 1, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Antarctica New Zealand, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Exploration, fish, France, Gas, KB, Korea, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Oceania, Oil, Open Source Intel, Republic of Korea, Science, Technology, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Science Update- February 2019

Source: Antarctica New Zealand ANTARCTICA NEW ZEALAND NEWS ANTARCTIC SCIENCE CONFERENCE 2019 – OUR FUTURE IN FOCUS We are excited to announce that the New Zealand Antarctic Science Conference will be held at the newly restored Christchurch Town Hall, right in the heart of the city centre.   Workshops will be held on 17  June, and the conference will run […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Government should accept Tax Working Group tobacco recommendations

By   /  March 1, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, England, English, KB, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Government should accept Tax Working Group tobacco recommendations

Source: Taxpayers Union MARCH 1 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Tax Working Group’s recommendation “that the Government prioritise other measures to help people stop smoking before considering further large increases in the tobacco excise rate beyond the increases currently scheduled” is sound advice, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union.Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says “The […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Parents aren’t asking for the earth, just a safe, affordable place to call home

By   /  February 28, 2019  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Exploration, Fisheries, Gas, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, NATO, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Parents aren’t asking for the earth, just a safe, affordable place to call home

Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) The latest announcement from Housing Minister Phil Twyford on the new Healthy Homes standards is really great news. The new standards will mean low-income families who are renting will get homes that are able to be heated more efficiently and are better safe-guarded against dampness. Anything to stop children […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Taxpayers’ Union welcomes damning comments on Provincial Growth Fund from Local Government Chair

By   /  February 28, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, KB, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Taxpayers’ Union welcomes damning comments on Provincial Growth Fund from Local Government Chair

Source: Taxpayers Union FEBRUARY 28 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Taxpayers’ Union is welcoming today’s comments from Local Government Funding Chair Craig Stobo’s to 150 delegates at the Local Government New Zealand Localism Symposium that “the worst example of allocative inefficiency has to be the Provincial Growth Fund. It has all the organisational characteristics of lotto.”Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director Jordan […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Tax should be ‘One Law for All’

By   /  February 28, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, CTF, DJF, English, KB, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Tax should be ‘One Law for All’

Source: Taxpayers Union FEBRUARY 28 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A capital gains tax should not be racist, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union, which is calling out suggestions that iwi may receive special exemptions from the proposed new tax. Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says, “When Maori groups receive tax exemptions and special breaks, other businesses […]

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