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Release: BWB Talks on Tax

Tax Is Love: A Panel Discussion

Economist Shamubeel Eaqub inspired a flurry of reactions around the country when he declared in a column for Stuff that ‘tax is love’. In this BWB Winter Series event Shamubeel will be joined by Lisa Marriott, Jess Berentson-Shaw and chair Max Rashbrooke to debate the nature of tax: is it love or is it theft? Come along, hear the discussion, and make up your own mind.

Tuesday 27 November, 6.00–7.00 p.m.
City Gallery Wellington
Civic Square

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Women’s History in the Puke Ariki Collection (New Plymouth)

Join historian Barbara Brookes and Puke Arikicurators as they explore the history of New Zealand women through objects and artworks from the museum’s extensive collection. This engaging presentation will encourage us to see New Zealand’s history through a female lens: from the points of view of wives, daughters, mothers, grandmothers, sisters, and aunts.

Friday 30 November, 5.30–6.30 p.m.
Taranaki Research Centre – Te Pua Wananga o Taranaki
Puke Ariki, New Plymouth

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