There is good news on the economic front.
According to the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research;
The trans-Tasman income gap will disappear 140 years from now, if the economies of New Zealand and Australia continue to grow at the same average rates for the period 2000-2007.
On the other hand New Zealand could choose ACT's 20 Point Plan and aim to beat Australia by 2020.....
I know which I prefer.
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