Jan Wright

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7th Mar 18, 1:03pm
Having forked out $240m for damage caused by extreme weather events in the last year, insurers call for the establishment of a central agency to oversee a plan to adapt to the impacts of climate change; LGNZ on a similar page
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Having forked out $240m for damage caused by extreme weather events in the last year, insurers call for the establishment of a central agency to oversee a plan to adapt to the impacts of climate change; LGNZ on a similar page
7th Mar 18, 1:03pm
7th Aug 17, 11:05am
Brian Fallow argues climate policy cries out for political consensus but that remains elusive. Suggests the establishment of an independent, expert advisory body
Brian Fallow argues climate policy cries out for political consensus but that remains elusive. Suggests the establishment of an independent, expert advisory body
7th Aug 17, 11:05am
31st Jul 17, 12:05pm
How longer term insurance policies could prevent mortgage defaults in the future
How longer term insurance policies could prevent mortgage defaults in the future
31st Jul 17, 12:05pm
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27th Jul 17, 2:30pm
NZ needs to take next step in climate change fight and put targets into law, Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment says
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NZ needs to take next step in climate change fight and put targets into law, Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment says
27th Jul 17, 2:30pm
24th Jan 17, 4:16pm
Insurers expected to cover 60% of Kaikoura quake losses; climate change expected to keep escalating risk of natural disasters
Insurers expected to cover 60% of Kaikoura quake losses; climate change expected to keep escalating risk of natural disasters
24th Jan 17, 4:16pm
15th Jul 16, 2:30pm
Environment Commissioner warns getting insurance will become harder as sea levels rise and insurers take cover
Environment Commissioner warns getting insurance will become harder as sea levels rise and insurers take cover
15th Jul 16, 2:30pm
31st Mar 16, 4:14pm
Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment says banking industry and insurers very focused on rising sea levels; warns coastal owners may face negative equity; calls on Govt to investigate fiscal, economic risks
Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment says banking industry and insurers very focused on rising sea levels; warns coastal owners may face negative equity; calls on Govt to investigate fiscal, economic risks
31st Mar 16, 4:14pm
20th Nov 15, 11:34am
English says Environment Commissioner's report on rising sea levels "speculative"; rejects call for study of fiscal costs; Govt non-committal on need for National Policy Statement; Smith criticised over coastal housing areas
English says Environment Commissioner's report on rising sea levels "speculative"; rejects call for study of fiscal costs; Govt non-committal on need for National Policy Statement; Smith criticised over coastal housing areas
20th Nov 15, 11:34am
19th Nov 15, 1:02pm
Commissioner for the Environment warns more homes in NZ lie less than 50cm above the spring tide level, than those red zoned after the Canterbury quakes
Commissioner for the Environment warns more homes in NZ lie less than 50cm above the spring tide level, than those red zoned after the Canterbury quakes
19th Nov 15, 1:02pm
19th Jun 15, 3:04pm
Environment Commissioner challenges intensive dairying due to water quality concerns; professor fears recommendations will fall on deaf ears
Environment Commissioner challenges intensive dairying due to water quality concerns; professor fears recommendations will fall on deaf ears
19th Jun 15, 3:04pm
19th Feb 15, 7:45pm
Commissioner warns property owners that banks and insurers are focusing more on risks of rising sea levels; LIM warnings possible; Maps being drawn up
Commissioner warns property owners that banks and insurers are focusing more on risks of rising sea levels; LIM warnings possible; Maps being drawn up
19th Feb 15, 7:45pm
4th Jun 14, 6:30pm
Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment calls for tightening of rules around fracking rather than moratorium
Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment calls for tightening of rules around fracking rather than moratorium
4th Jun 14, 6:30pm
8th May 14, 7:51pm
Fish and Game and Federated Farmers agree that new Environment reports on water, air, land and seas shouldn't be specified by politicians
Fish and Game and Federated Farmers agree that new Environment reports on water, air, land and seas shouldn't be specified by politicians
8th May 14, 7:51pm
18th Apr 14, 12:30am
Dairy NZ says won't tolerate being 'whipping boy' over urban complaints about water quality any more; Fish and Game calls for water inquiry
Dairy NZ says won't tolerate being 'whipping boy' over urban complaints about water quality any more; Fish and Game calls for water inquiry
18th Apr 14, 12:30am
11th Apr 14, 3:00pm
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David Skegg wants us to stop pretending that we can have our dairying cake and eat it - we urgently need to make the hard choices for the environment with intensive farming
David Skegg wants us to stop pretending that we can have our dairying cake and eat it - we urgently need to make the hard choices for the environment with intensive farming
11th Apr 14, 3:00pm
14th Feb 14, 2:29pm
Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment says nitrogen leaching intractable problem; says Councils may need to limit dairy conversions
Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment says nitrogen leaching intractable problem; says Councils may need to limit dairy conversions
14th Feb 14, 2:29pm
24th Nov 13, 7:49am
Bernard Hickey wonders whether we have to accept the permanent poisoning of our rivers to grow our economy through dairy exports
Bernard Hickey wonders whether we have to accept the permanent poisoning of our rivers to grow our economy through dairy exports
24th Nov 13, 7:49am
10th Jun 13, 5:24pm
Bruce Wills notes that our farming practices are lauded by communities half a world away, but only seen as a 'milch cow' by local councils
Bruce Wills notes that our farming practices are lauded by communities half a world away, but only seen as a 'milch cow' by local councils
10th Jun 13, 5:24pm
27th Oct 12, 3:43pm
Bruce Wills points out the double standard of those wanting to protect manufacturing jobs while pushing to tax agriculture more heavily. Your view?
Bruce Wills points out the double standard of those wanting to protect manufacturing jobs while pushing to tax agriculture more heavily. Your view?
27th Oct 12, 3:43pm
28th Mar 12, 2:19pm
BusinessDesk: Parliament’s environment watchdog launches fracking inquiry
BusinessDesk: Parliament’s environment watchdog launches fracking inquiry
28th Mar 12, 2:19pm

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