April 24 in history
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National is going to launch a campaign website called TeamKey.
Asked why it wasn't going to be called TeamNational, Prime Minister John Key said he didn't know because no one asked him what it should be called.
Yes we would. We believe that the taxation system should be simpler, and less burdensome.
Our first step would be to have a tax free income threshold of $25,000 which is a tax cut for all workers in NZ.
Yes there are hardworking people who are struggling to get by on what they earn.So is it $20,000 or $25,000? And would the policy mean tax cuts, or tax increases. He needs to explain if he wants to be taken seriously.
Therefore we would increase the tax free threshold to $25,000 meaning more money in the hand for low wage earners.
Liu's signed statement was dated May 3, two days after Williamson's resignation. It said:And now, I'm off to Cairns for two weeks in the sun. No laptop.
• Liu paid "close to $100,000" for wine at a 2007 Labour Party fundraiser;
• That he spent $50-60,000 hosting then-labour minister Rick Barker on a cruise on the Yangtze River in China in 2007; and
• That Liu visited Barker in Hawke's Bay in 2006, having dinner with him at an exclusive lodge and then meeting for breakfast the next morning. Liu said he made a donation to Hawke's Bay Rowing, which Barker was associated with.
If we’re elected, our role is to keep the Government honest. Our role is to give them the courage to do the job we voted them to do - no matter how tough it is. Our job will be to give the Government a backbone.
Dear me.Had a guts full of National’s abandoning their principles? Had enough of their arrogance? Had enough of them ignoring referendums; like the one on asset sales and the one on anti-smacking? Had enough of Bill English’s borrowing habits? Had enough of the two waka Government?Come and meet the man who isn’t afraid to say ‘enough is enough’. Come and hear Colin Craig’s antidote to National’s toxic behaviour. Come and meet the man who will give our next Government some backbone.