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    New Zealanders want tax breaks - but not if services suffer
    5:00AM Saturday October 06, 2007

    Listen up Michael Cullen - nearly eight out of every 10 New Zealanders want a personal tax cut, according to research commissioned by the New Zealand Business Council for Sustainable Development.

    But there was some respite for the Finance Minister who has held out against calls for personal tax cuts.

    More than half said they would oppose tax cuts if they meant reductions in spending on health, education or welfare.

    People are looking to the party that best balances these two positions, according to the research.

    "There is an overwhelming public demand for personal tax cuts and a strong view the Government can afford to make them," the council's chief executive, Peter Neilson, said.

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