The reporter is also banned.
Grant Robertson insists the rising cost of living has always been a top consideration for the Government.
He says it's not unusual to disagree.
Around 2.1 million Kiwi will receive an extra $350 if they earned under $70,000 last year
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"This makes a one-off payment a poor mechanism for supporting households."
"Inland Revenue's never really done a payment like this before."
"It will miss out more people thank it will help."