11 Aug 2014

NZ Retro - The Year 1980

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:23 pm on 11 August 2014

Winding the clock back to 1980 - the year the controversial Carless Days scheme was abandoned. As a result petrol went up 4 cents a litre to 52 cents. The average disposable income back then was $16,550 a year and the top tax rate was 66 per cent.