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Sunday Star Times in 2018

"Pension pruning super annoying"
Story on the Spousal Provision/Deduction. This couple are an example of the 
deduction when only one partner is qualified to receive NZ Super. 

This is the most appalling aspect of Section 70. It just highlights the nastiness 
of the Ministry of Social Development and its CEO, Brendan Boyle. 

Boyle has the discretion to defer the deductions in such extreme cases but doesn't do so. 

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