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Government looking at ways to stop councils from implementing strict rules on water imposed by the previous Labour government
10th Apr 24, 6:16pm
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Government looking at ways to stop councils from implementing strict rules on water imposed by the previous Labour government
Government review could recommend easing emission reduction targets for farmers and freezing current methane levels in the atmosphere
8th Apr 24, 6:05pm
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Government review could recommend easing emission reduction targets for farmers and freezing current methane levels in the atmosphere
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New report says domestic deposits of phosphate could replace overseas imports including politically controversial sales by Morocco
26th Mar 24, 4:18pm
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New report says domestic deposits of phosphate could replace overseas imports including politically controversial sales by Morocco
Gareth Vaughan on a big Beehive power grab, holding the country over a pork barrel, Angus Deaton rethinks economics, corruption on tape & RIP Rod Oram
20th Mar 24, 12:04pm
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Gareth Vaughan on a big Beehive power grab, holding the country over a pork barrel, Angus Deaton rethinks economics, corruption on tape & RIP Rod Oram
Coalition Government rounds out 100 day plan with fast-track consenting law giving Ministers the power to approve significant projects
7th Mar 24, 11:42am
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Coalition Government rounds out 100 day plan with fast-track consenting law giving Ministers the power to approve significant projects
Gareth Vaughan on ANZ NZ's erroneous OCR call, a $30t gamble that changed the world, tackling surcharging & more
5th Mar 24, 10:06am
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Gareth Vaughan on ANZ NZ's erroneous OCR call, a $30t gamble that changed the world, tackling surcharging & more
Will a refreshed Tyrewise scheme reduce the millions of used tyres going into landfill?
26th Feb 24, 2:46pm
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Will a refreshed Tyrewise scheme reduce the millions of used tyres going into landfill?
Shane Jones says weaponisation of Maori culture, unelected judges and irrational politicians are blocking essential development
15th Feb 24, 11:23am
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Shane Jones says weaponisation of Maori culture, unelected judges and irrational politicians are blocking essential development
One of NZ’s most contentious climate cases is moving forward. And the world is watching
13th Feb 24, 11:45am
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One of NZ’s most contentious climate cases is moving forward. And the world is watching
Population can’t be ignored. It has to be part of the policy solution to our world’s problems, Jenny Stewart argues
11th Feb 24, 6:00am
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Population can’t be ignored. It has to be part of the policy solution to our world’s problems, Jenny Stewart argues
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The new Coalition Government initiates moves to stop any new designations of private farmland as Significant Natural Areas (SNAs)
31st Jan 24, 9:47am
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The new Coalition Government initiates moves to stop any new designations of private farmland as Significant Natural Areas (SNAs)
Too many products are easier to throw away than fix – NZ consumers deserve a ‘right to repair’
27th Oct 23, 9:08am
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Too many products are easier to throw away than fix – NZ consumers deserve a ‘right to repair’
Slow solutions to fast-moving ecological crises won’t work – changing basic human behaviours must come first, says Mike Joy and Phoebe Barnard
21st Oct 23, 11:08am
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Slow solutions to fast-moving ecological crises won’t work – changing basic human behaviours must come first, says Mike Joy and Phoebe Barnard
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Hydrogen is given a new lease of life in Labour's latest election gambit just two months after getting a thumbs down from cabinet as a back up fuel when renewable energy is running short
25th Sep 23, 6:36pm
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Hydrogen is given a new lease of life in Labour's latest election gambit just two months after getting a thumbs down from cabinet as a back up fuel when renewable energy is running short
Freshwater quality is one of New Zealanders’ biggest concerns and water-trading ‘clubs’ could be part of the solution
22nd Sep 23, 7:50am
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Freshwater quality is one of New Zealanders’ biggest concerns and water-trading ‘clubs’ could be part of the solution
National Party pledges to end the effective ban on gene editing and genetic modification as well as making water storage schemes easier, if elected
14th Sep 23, 8:03pm
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National Party pledges to end the effective ban on gene editing and genetic modification as well as making water storage schemes easier, if elected
Jack Santa Barbara looks at how to clarify what goals are needed for truly sustainable businesses, concluding we need a major rethink to actually operate sustainably
2nd Sep 23, 9:00am
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Jack Santa Barbara looks at how to clarify what goals are needed for truly sustainable businesses, concluding we need a major rethink to actually operate sustainably
Green Party furious the National Party is proposing to use money from the Emissions Trading Scheme to fund tax cuts
31st Aug 23, 6:45am
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Green Party furious the National Party is proposing to use money from the Emissions Trading Scheme to fund tax cuts
Government passes a law removing any obligation to promote the mining industry as it focuses on reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050
24th Aug 23, 4:53pm
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Government passes a law removing any obligation to promote the mining industry as it focuses on reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050
Critics of ‘degrowth’ economics say it’s unworkable. But from an ecologist’s perspective it’s inevitable, Mike Joy says
19th Aug 23, 8:45am
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Critics of ‘degrowth’ economics say it’s unworkable. But from an ecologist’s perspective it’s inevitable, Mike Joy says
Motu researchers release a guide aimed at assisting communities facing large, disruptive changes
18th Aug 23, 9:24am
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Motu researchers release a guide aimed at assisting communities facing large, disruptive changes
Minister of the Environment David Parker hails Resource Management Act reform, opposition vows to replace it
17th Aug 23, 9:51am
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Minister of the Environment David Parker hails Resource Management Act reform, opposition vows to replace it
Eight energy organisations issue appeal to political parties for consistent political policies and reforms so it's easier for them to operate
16th Aug 23, 11:57am
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Eight energy organisations issue appeal to political parties for consistent political policies and reforms so it's easier for them to operate
Fonterra gets $90 million from the Government's decarbonisation fund to lower its carbon emissions by the equivalent of 120,000 cars
20th Jul 23, 1:32pm
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Fonterra gets $90 million from the Government's decarbonisation fund to lower its carbon emissions by the equivalent of 120,000 cars
The Government says new bills to replace the Resource Management Act will streamline environmental oversight, counter to National Party arguments it will do the opposite
28th Jun 23, 2:43pm
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The Government says new bills to replace the Resource Management Act will streamline environmental oversight, counter to National Party arguments it will do the opposite