New Zealand to end cheaper fuel and fares

By Ben McKay
Updated December 14 2022 - 11:33am, first published 11:30am
New Zealand is phasing out fuel and public transport subsidies to help boost its bottom line. (Ben McKay/AAP PHOTOS)
New Zealand is phasing out fuel and public transport subsidies to help boost its bottom line. (Ben McKay/AAP PHOTOS)

Jacinda Ardern's pledge to "pare back" government spending has begun, with half-price public transport fares and petrol levy cuts first on the chopping block.

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