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Bridges Brief - July 2019

As I write it is a balmy 30+ degrees. I am currently in England visiting my wife Natalie’s family for a few days. We normally do this every second Christmas...


Bridges Brief - June 2019

I was fortunate to wake up in the Bay of Islands recently near Waitangi. Natalie and I were there to attend the Northern Regional Conference, the last of the regional...


Bridges Brief - May 2019

After 18 months of waiting and a $2 million tax working group, National’s relentless opposition to a Capital Gains Tax has forced the Government to back down.  We have been...


Bridges Brief - April 2019

As we come to terms with the devastating terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealanders have been coming together in grief and sadness.  The vigils, tributes and fundraising have shown the...


Bridges Brief - March 2019

We are seriously back into it and already there is much to write about.  The Tax Working Group has delivered its recommendations suggesting a broad Capital Gains Tax (CGT) be...