Quiz: Can you tell the difference between the parties’ finance talk?

It’s surplus season again, and the two main parties are at each other’s throats about management of the national finances. But how unlike one another are they really? Put yourself to the test.

There are undeniable differences in emphasis between the economic philosophies of Labour, National and the rest. For around five years, governments of both stripes have been able to boast surpluses, most recently this week as Grant Robertson chalked up a whopping $7.5 billion.

In government and opposition, however, it can sometimes be difficult to differentiate the arguments. Can you distinguish one from the other?

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