Adopted NZ First’s ‘Forestry Service’ policy (which Labour got rid of in the 80s).
Ardern committed to keeping company tax at 28%.
Ardern under attack by Prebble and disability advocacy group. Clark Gayford (partner) and Jeremy Corbyn (comrade) came to her defence.
Plans announced for pay equity: onus on employers who will have to be more transparent.
Shaw says he hopes to bring party above the 5% in tomorrow’s minor parties’ debate.
Joyce copped more flack on RNZ about Labour budget – unable to name anyone who supports $11.76b figure.
Announced new $57m mental health facility for Christchurch hospital.
Pleeeease, Your Honour!
Candidate under investigation for offering virtual credits in exchange for votes nothing but a ‘smear campaign’.
One News Colmar Brunton out at 6pm.
NZ Herald: Capital gains tax: 35% agree; 26% oppose; 32 neutral; 8% ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.
As at 9am 5 September: Nats: $7.62b Lab: $22.82b NZFirst: $25.97b Greens: $9.94b Maori: $12.17b (excludes WeChat credits) ACT: $-2.43b TOP: $10.69b (all figures limited to costs within next Parliamentary term).