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New Zealanders’ quality of life rating slips

Tuesday, 6 April 2010, 9:23 am | Business Council

Some 83% of New Zealanders rate their quality of life good or better in a new nationwide survey. More >>

Tax reform - significant long term change?

Tuesday, 6 November 2007, 1:45 pm | Business Council

Last week's Business Council-organised Business Budget Summit was given an indication the Government is likely to take a staged approach to tax reform. Delegates heard talks had been held at the Beehive at which bracket creep and lowering the top rate ... More >>

PM's sea-change speech procurement giant

Tuesday, 13 February 2007, 3:08 pm | Business Council

The Prime Minister's Statement today marks a major sea change in the way the country will handle climate change and protect its trading position for long term success. More >>

National can be greener and win votes

Sunday, 29 October 2006, 1:23 pm | Business Council

Speaking at National's Northern Region Conference today, The Business Council's Chief Executive, Peter Neilson, said that National can be greener and win votes. More >>

Incentives needed to fix ageing car fleet

Thursday, 18 May 2006, 10:35 am | Business Council

Cash grants to people buying fuel efficient, low emission cars will provide the quickest way of cleaning up the country's ageing car fleet, the New Zealand Business Council says. More >>

Business Council Not Surprised At Govt U-Turn

Thursday, 22 December 2005, 11:17 am | Business Council

The Business Council is not surprised that the Government will not proceed with a carbon tax and suggests that a mix of economic incentives and “cap and trade” mechanisms make a better fit More >>