Public Address 23/05/08 - The Budget of Mothers
Public Address 23/05/08 - The Budget of All Mothers
The Budget of All Mothers |
May 23, 2008 10:21
David Slack on his own account
Three and half billion dollars is the limit of my comfort zone, declared Michael Cullen. A hundred million here, 200 million there. Before you know it, you're talking about unreal money. Sometimes it helps to take the Geoff Robinson approach to complex matters. So, Dr Cullen, if I'm drawing up...
Yes we canny | May 23, 2008 10:11
Russell Brown's Hard News
Amid the clamouring punditry over the tax cuts, it's worth noting a few parts of yesterday's Budget that aren't up in headlines. Special education gets a desperately-needed boost with an additional $18.4 million over four years for students with high needs. This warrants some explanation. There are only...
Colby Blues | May 22, 2008 19:08
Keith Ng: Born to be Mild
Every working mouse will get a tax slice from October 1 as part of a three-year plan which is the main platter of Finance Minister Michael Cullen's ninth Budget. Dr Cullen told the Delicatessen this afternoon the three-year programme will deliver between 1 to 2.3 kg of cheese per week...
More than Hot Air
Posted at 10:34AM on 23 May 08
Visiting Afghanistan, Damian Christie finds a New Zealander -- renewable energy expert Tony Woods -- working on the ground.