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The Gap Can Be Closed - But We Have To Start

Wednesday, 3 November 2010, 2:49 pm | 2025 Taskforce

The large income gap with Australia can be closed by 2025 if major growth-promoting policy changes are made soon, the second report of the 2025 Taskforce concludes. More >>

2025 Taskforce Report: Questions and Answers

Wednesday, 3 November 2010, 2:12 pm | 2025 Taskforce

2025 Taskforce Report: Focusing on Growth Questions and Answers General policy questions Q: What’s new in this report? How has your thinking evolved? This second report more fully articulates the context for the recommendations in last year’s report ... More >>

NZ Needs World-Leading Pro-Growth Policies

Wednesday, 3 November 2010, 2:08 pm | 2025 Taskforce

An unremitting focus on growth means the Government should adopt growth-promoting policies that match the world’s best, wherever they are found, 2025 Taskforce Chairman Dr Don Brash said. More >>

World’s Best Practice Needed for Govt Regulations

Monday, 30 November 2009, 2:07 pm | 2025 Taskforce

Up to a third of the gap between New Zealand and Australian incomes could be bridged by ambitious regulatory reform alone, the 2025 Taskforce said today. “Contributors to the Taskforce’s work have given us shocking examples of the ways in which current ... More >>

Bold Tax Reform Would Spur Enterprise, Excitement

Monday, 30 November 2009, 2:06 pm | 2025 Taskforce

The 2025 Taskforce has recommended an initial target of restoring government spending as a percentage of GDP to 2005 levels by 2012/13, and using the savings to eliminate the fiscal deficit and make it possible for every New Zealander to pay no more than ... More >>

Govt Choices Make It Hard to Close the Income Gap

Monday, 30 November 2009, 2:05 pm | 2025 Taskforce

The 2025 Taskforce says that poor choices made by successive governments explain why the New Zealand economy isn’t doing better. “Successive governments, with only short-lived exceptions, have failed to grapple with the full extent of our economic ... More >>

Report Designed to Spark National Conversation

Monday, 30 November 2009, 2:03 pm | 2025 Taskforce

The 2025 Taskforce hopes that its report and recommendations released today will spark a serious national conversation about how New Zealanders could bridge the income gap with Australia, which now stands at 35%, equivalent to $64,000 a year for a family ... More >>

Taskforce: 35 Recommendations to Bridge Income Gap

Monday, 30 November 2009, 2:01 pm | 2025 Taskforce

The 2025 Taskforce has made a total of 35 recommendations to the Government which it says would bridge the income gap with Australia by 2025 – an income gap currently sitting at around $64,000 a year for a family of four. As well as the recommendations ... More >>

 

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