The UK Prime Minister also implored the EU to help her make "one more push" to get the agreement through a sceptical Parliament.
The exchange led to Gerry Brownlee being kicked out of Parliament for making an interjection.
In Otago today, farmers met with National's agriculture spokesperson Nathan Guy who warned a suite of new taxes could be on the way.
Academics from Australia, Canada and the UK all said it was no longer controversial and had become an accepted part of their taxation systems.
Don Brash says the recommendations show that the Tax Working Group believes that Māori can’t achieve without a tax break.
KPMG tax partner Bruce Bernacchi partner believes the proposal is too tough to be put in place in its current form.
Sir Michael Cullen, Tax Working Group Chairman, says the goal is to get people paying, who use our biggest roads.
It's the right thing to do, but it's long been thought the fastest means of committing political suicide, our columnist says.
The results of the latest 1 NEWS Colmar Brunton Poll are revealed, showing what Kiwis think of the capital gains tax.
His comments came as Paula Bennett raised questions about the Tax Working Group recommendations in Parliament.
Mr Bridges says the recommendations go much further then just a capital gains tax and will affect "all hard-working New Zealanders".
There were calls and petitions last year for the Government to remove tax breaks given to religious charities like Sanitarium and Destiny Church.
The PM says the coalition Government will "take a little bit of time" to build some consensus over potential tax reform.
But Energy Minister Megan Woods disputed the report's predictions, pointing out it was commissioned by a lobbyist group.
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The National Party leader talked about "the deterioration in our relationship," on TVNZ1's Breakfast today.
Before worrying about public opinion, Grant Robertson must first worry about convincing Winston Peters, our columnist says.
"We need to look more broadly about what success means," the PM said from Davos, Switzerland.