My good friend John Key reckons he is honouring his election pledge about no new taxes.
When is a tax not a tax? When the Prime Minister says so.
John Key has denied going back on his word by introducing a “border clearance levy”, which will sting travellers with $22 in arrival and departure taxes.
Key deflected questions on the matter from reporters following his annual post-Budget speech.
Asked what the difference was between a tax and a levy, he replied “many”, and when pressed, to “Google it”. Read more »