Gas tax will not to apply to farmers, says Govt

Gas tax will not to apply to farmers, says GovtFarmers will avoid having to pay for their greenhouse gas emissions for several years yet under the Government's flagship climate change policies, set to be unveiled today.
It is understood that dairy farmers, who contribute a…
[NZ Politics]

The Governments grand strategy of making every one pay to feel good about saving the planet from a non-existant problem gets released today, and today we find out that Labour quakes in its boots when it thinks of angry farmers.

Thus, the angry farmers don't get to pay while the rest of New Zealand subsidises their "problem".

Heh, the irony is delicious. Clark and Cullen fought Muldoon and his government's penchant to subsidise farmers and now they do exactly the same thing. 


Do you want:

  • Ad-free access?
  • Access to our very popular daily crossword?
  • Access to daily sudoku?
  • Access to Incite Politics magazine articles?
  • Access to podcasts?
  • Access to political polls?

Our subscribers’ financial support is the reason why we have been able to offer our latest service; Audio blogs. 

Click Here  to support us and watch the number of services grow.

As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet. Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet and, as a result, he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist who takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him, you can’t ignore him.

Tagged:
41%