Luke Malpass (Post): A National tax package framed by fear of the Labour machine (Paywalled)
Jane Patterson (RNZ): The sticking points – how does National’s tax plan stack up?
Peter Dunne: National’s tax policy – winner or fizzer
Pattrick Smellie (BusinessDesk): National’s electorally competitive tax policy (Paywalled)
Claire Trevett (Herald): National’s tax cuts promise is a naked pitch to workers. Will it win them the election? (Paywalled)
Tova O’Brien (Stuff): Will National’s tax cuts win it the election?
Richard Harman (Politik): “Almost a definition of irresponsible election promises” (Paywalled)
Liam Dann (Herald): National’s tax plan looks like a vote-winner, give or take some heroic assumptions (Paywalled)
Jessica Mutch McKay (1News): National’s tax policy is a good political move
Jenna Lynch (Newshub): National tax plan announcement is masterclass in political marketing
1News: Numbers behind National’s tax policy ‘a bit murky’ – economist
Mark Quinlivan (Newshub): National ‘sure’ there are no holes in tax cut policy, leading economist Shamubeel Eaqub unconvinced
Mana Wikaire-Lewis (Whakaata Māori): Economics professor questions National’s tax policy to put more money in people’s pockets
Glenn McConnell (Stuff): Five questions for National after tax plan release
Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog): National’s ‘squeezed middle’ tax cut really a giant juicy obscenity for rich landlords
Ben Thomas (Post): Nats’ tax plan hits crucial sweet spot (Paywalled)
Katie Bradford (1News): Foreign buyers, inflation key challenges from National tax plan
Amelia Wade (Newshub): What National’s legal advice says about bringing back foreign buyers
Jem Traylen (BusinessDesk): Would National’s visa fee hike put off migrants? (Paywalled)
Russell Palmer (RNZ): National’s tax plan and costings: What you need to know
Marc Daalder (Newsroom): National’s tax plan: What you need to know
Liam Hehir (The Blue Review): National’s Tax Policy: Simplified
Ireland Hendry-Tennent (Newshub): Breakdown by income: How much would you gain from National’s tax plan?
Thomas Manch (Post): Labour v National: Here’s your choice of tax cuts this election (Paywalled)
Susan Edmunds (Stuff): Labour v National: Who would make you better off?
Russell Palmer (RNZ): Greens, ACT cry foul over National’s ‘climate dividend’
Eric Frykberg (Interest): Green Party furious the National Party is proposing to use money from the Emissions Trading scheme to fund tax cuts
Oliver Lewis (BusinessDesk): National’s carbon dividend not a carbon dividend say critics (Paywalled)
Thomas Coughlan (Herald): National’s Christopher Luxon and Nicola Willis promise $14.6b in tax cuts, Labour slams ‘voodoo costings’
1News: National to can Govt’s public transport youth discounts if elected
Todd Niall (Stuff): Aucklanders to be hardest hit under National’s public transport fare plan
Jamie Ensor (Newshub): National’s tax plan includes cancelling Government public transport discounts
Matthew Scott (Newsroom): National wants migrants to pay-to-play
Adam Pearse (Herald): National tax cut plan – Labour claims public services at risk, Act calls it ‘loose change’ while Greens allege ‘cynical ploy’ against low earners
1News: Robertson slams ‘voodoo costings’ in National tax plan
Eric Frykberg (Interest): Reaction pours in to the National Party tax plan, much of it critical but some of it in support
Nona Pelletier (RNZ): National’s tax plan would require big changes to the tax system – KPMG
Craig Macalister (Newsroom): National creates a heffalump trap in its tax plan
Stuff: What do New Zealanders think about National’s tax plan?
Frances Chin (Post): ‘Spending in the right places’: Reaction to Nats’ tax plan (Paywalled)
Jenna Lynch (Newshub): National’s new tax plan a hit in the playground
Spinoff: Are you part of National’s ‘squeezed middle’?
Tamsyn Parker (Herald): Rental prices unlikely to fall under National’s plan, investor experts say (Paywalled)
Susan Edmunds (Stuff): What would National’s plan mean for house prices?
RNZ: Watch: National Party unveils its tax plan
Glenn McConnell and Bridie Witton (Stuff): National Party releases full $14.6b tax plan
Thomas Coughlan (Herald): National tax cuts – Luxon unveils $14.6b plan, foreign homebuyers to foot bill
Brent Edwards (NBR): National reveals $14.6b of tax cuts; Act not impressed
Dan Brunskill (Interest): National proposes $14 billion tax switch

1News: TVNZ confirms election night coverage, debate times and dates
Herald Editorial: Let democracy, good leadership triumph over the bad and the ugly (Paywalled)
Joseph Los’e (Herald): Willie Jackson looks at Labour’s Magnificant Seven Māori electorate candidates
Perce Harpham: The Maori electorates
Brent Edwards (NBR): Party divisions give voters a clear choice (Paywalled)
Simon Bridges (NBR): Pre-election political ponderings on party policies (Paywalled)
Michael Reddell: Does any political party care?
Anna Rawhiti-Connell (Spinoff): Is the idea of two women leading a political party really that far-fetched?
Trent Doyle (Newshub): Freedoms NZ Party aiming to cause ‘massive political earthquake’ this election
Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog): Ilam Poll – Winners and Losers
Mike Hosking (Newstalk ZB): The accuracy of polls in election year
Steven Cowan: MLK would not support Labour
Roger Partridge (Herald): Three big problems and four quick wins for the next Government (Paywalled)
Blessen Tom and Liu Chen (RNZ): First-time Asian voters embrace New Zealand’s democratic process
Virginia Fallon (Post): Signs of the times: A bit of graffiti does us all good (Paywalled)
Stuff: TVNZ Breakfast host apologises for second time, this time to National’s Nicola Willis

Audrey Young (Herald): The best- and worst-behaved MPs in the House this year (Paywalled)
1News: A history of New Zealand politicians and fashion
Gabi Lardies (Spinoff): Shop the fit: Chlöe Swarbrick
Spinoff: MP Jan Tinetti’s most overrated book and other secrets
Steve Braunias (Newsroom): Book of the Week: The minister of whatever

David Fisher (Herald): Revealed: Audit shows Te Whatu Ora’s problem with contractors – big pay cheques with few systems to check ‘value for money’(paywalled)
RNZ: Police, ambulance and mental health co-response teams to be rolled out nationwide
Emma Hatton (Newsroom): Mental health co-response model to be rolled out nationwide
Vaimoana Mase (Herald): What I saw during my 14-hour visit to Waitākere Hospital ED
Lee Scanlon (Westport News): Long wait for plastic surgery on West Coast
Fiona Ellis (ODT): Hospital feels pressure as GPs stop after-hours services (Paywalled)
RNZ: Liquor store plan to open near school in Māpua turned down after community objections
RNZ: Keeping an eye on highly mutated Covid-19 variant BA.2.86

Lloyd Burr (Newshub): Government forging ahead with legislation the Attorney-General says breaches Bill of Rights
No Right Turn: A violation of the rights of children
John MacDonald (Newstalk ZB): When did ram raid bragging become free speech?
Blair Ensor (Press): Gone in 90 seconds: Youths compete to steal cars in unprecedented crime wave (Paywalled)
Tatiana Gibbs and Blair Ensor (Stuff): Youths as young as 12 leave parts of Christchurch in lockdown in near-three hour crime rampage
Jordan Dunn (RNZ): Rotorua mayor plans new community safety hub after attacks on teens
Jordan Dunn (RNZ): Rotorua mayor calls for more police after girl attacked outside library

Esther Taunton (Stuff): ‘Big four’ power companies earning $7 million every day
Kate MacNamarea (Herald): Ruapehu Alpine Lifts: How Government help curdled to a horrible hash of bad debt and new Crown spending (Paywalled)
RNZ: KiwiSaver funds invested in ‘harmful’ companies hits record high
Rob Stock (Post): Bank of New Zealand sending up to 80 jobs to India (Paywalled)
Catherine Groenestein (Taranaki Daily News): Business community vents fury at TSB over closure of Opunake’s last bank
Herald: Property Council hits out at policy proposals to remove depreciation
Miriam Bell (Post):Commercial building owners unhappy with looming loss of depreciation (Paywalled)
Rob Stock (Post): $97,500 fine for Hong Kong controlled partnership that bought ‘sensitive’ Hamilton land without permission (Paywalled)
Monique Steele (RNZ): Māori farms bigger, carry more stock than average – data

Erin Gourley (Post): Asia trip about ‘reconnecting Wellington to the world’ (Paywalled)
Daniel Avery (Star News): ‘You’ve got to be joking’: Conflicts of interest, sickness, ignorance in big council decision
Erin Johnson (Stuff): Port of Auckland workers receive $1125 bonus
Dita De Boni (NBR): Weather bombs and inflation lead to profit drop at Akld Council
Grant Miller (ODT): Mayor backtracks on labelling slur ‘relatively minor’ (Paywalled)
Hamish McNeilly (Stuff): Embattled community board chair has say about resigning after racial slur
RNZ: Despite Strath Taieri Community Board chair’s racial, mayor retains confidence

Caroline Shaw (Newsroom): Where the parties stand on a low-carbon transport system
Molly Swift (Newshub): Traffic delays as Restore Passenger Rail protesters sit on Wellington SH1 motorway sign
RNZ: Protest causes traffic delays in central Wellington, banner unfurled over motorway
Heather du Plessis-Allan (Newstalk ZB): As harsh as it sounds, the Restore Passenger Rail protestor got what she deserved
John Lewis (ODT): Raising houses on to stilts a possibility for South Dunedin (Paywalled)
Natasha Hill (Whakaata Māori): Coastal marae hit with potentially devastating climate change problems

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