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  •   Home > News > Politics

    The Government's denied it's Clear Car Package is breaking tax promises

    The Government's denied it's Clear Car Package is breaking tax promises


    It yesterday announced a fee would be tacked on to newly imported, higher emitting cars from January 2022.

    Meanwhile, Kiwis who opt for an electric vehicle will be offered big discounts on both new and used car.

    Finance Minister Grant Robertson says it's just about offering people options.

    He says there's still a second hand market - this isn't a tax - and it doesn't go against anything the Government's said.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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    Rugby League:
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    Business:
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    Golf:
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    Netball:
    The Tactix have reached netball's ANZ Premiership grand final, beating the Steel 54 - 49 in the elimination final in Invercargill 18:36

    General:
    US gymnast Simone Biles pulls out of individual floor exercise final at Tokyo 2020 Olympics 18:36

    Health & Safety:
    The paediatric society is highlighting the benefits of breast milk as World Breast Feeding week began today 18:26

    Christchurch:
    State Highway Eight's now open following a two-vehicle collision near Canterbury's Twizel 18:26

    Swimming:
    Emma McKeon has seven medals at Tokyo Olympics with gold in 50m freestyle and 4x100m medley relay 18:16

    Golf:
    A case of what might have been for Ryan Fox at the Olympics 16:56

    General:
    Valerie Adams has become New Zealand's most successful female Olympian 16:16


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