Blog | Stuart Nash

Cullen-led tax working group tasked with finding fairer tax system

Business Desk, New Zealand by Pattrick Smellie – 23 Nov 2017 By Paul McBeth Nov. 23 (BusinessDesk) – The government has appointed former Finance Minister Michael Cullen to lead a tax working group tasked with brainstorming a fairer and more balanced tax system. Finance Minister Grant Robertson and Revenue Minister Stuart Nash announced the terms […]

Tax Working Group Terms of Reference announced

Thursday, 23 November 2017 12:44 pm | New Zealand Government Press Release Hon Grant Robertson Hon Stuart Nash Finance Minister Grant Robertson and Revenue Minister Stuart Nash today announced the Terms of Reference for the Tax Working Group and that the Group will be chaired by Sir Michael Cullen. “Our 100 Day Plan includes the […]

New minister signals brighter future for all

New Zealand Fishing News, New Zealand 01 Dec 2017 LegaSea welcomes the new government’s decision to appoint Stuart Nash as Minister of Fisheries, the first step in breaking apart the monolith that is the Ministry for Primary Industries. All the signals so far point to: a fresh approach to fisheries management; more meaningful engagement; and […]

New MPs get down to work

Hawke’s Bay Today, Hawke’s Bay by Victoria White 20 Nov 2017 Hawke’s Bay is well represented in Parliament – with six MPs across four electorates speaking for the region and its residents. With Parliament back in session since early this month, all now have their feet firmly under their desks. Four of the region’s MPs […]

Online tax backed by minister

The Dominion Post, Wellington by Madison Reidy And Tom Pullar-Strecker 16 Nov 2017 Kiwis will have to pay GST on goods they buy online from overseas, Revenue Minister Stuart Nash has confirmed. Retail NZ spokesman Greg Harford said confirmation of a so-called “Amazon tax” was “outstanding” for the retail sector. The retail lobby group has […]

Labour-led government committed to increasing public safety

Police Minister Stuart Nash has expressed concern that a number of New Zealanders have reported feeling less safe in the latest Citizens Satisfaction Survey, commissioned by New Zealand Police. “After nine years of underfunding and under resourcing by the previous government, it is no wonder that the latest Survey shows New Zealanders are feeling less […]

Kiwi’s are feeling less safe in their own neighbourhoods

Police Minister Stuart Nash says he’s worried about the findings in a survey which show an increase in the number of people who feel less safe in their neighbourhood after dark. Nearly a quarter of the 9000 people interviewed in the latest Citizens Satisfaction Survey also said they didn’t feel safe in their city or […]

We did this!

Wairoa Star – Thursday 9 November 2017 The dust has settled, streamers swept up and the bottles taken to the dump. So now begins the hard work of forming and running a government in a way that delivers change to all New Zealanders. I am extremely fortunate to be part of a cabinet that I […]

Govt to add 1800 new police officers

Gisborne Herald, Gisborne 31 Oct 2017 WELLINGTON – A big boost is planned for Police under the Labour-led government, with a goal to add 1800 new police officers over three years. Appearing on the AM Show on Tuesday, new Police Minister Stuart Nash says police have been “stretched to the breaking point” due to under-resourcing […]