Articles tagged Pensions

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The election campaign spotlight is on the self-declared 'King' of superannuation. Winston Peters faces tough questions over the $18,000 he was billled for pension over-payments. Bernard Hickey reports from the campaign trail.

For the convenience of subscribers, here's my weekend column in which I argue it's time to think about how a million retiring KiwiSavers could either blow or sensibly use their NZ$100,000 pots when they retire.

For the convenience of subscribers, here's my weekend column which replays the latest NZ Super debate car crash and finds the cause is nearly 300,000 young non-voters.

Revenue Minister Todd McLay has amended proposed changes to tax rules governing foreign pensions, giving New Zealand residents more time to choose a 15% amnesty option.