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Current and former interest.co.nz journalists discuss rising inflation, tightening monetary policy, house prices and water reforms
19th Jul 21, 12:53pm
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Current and former interest.co.nz journalists discuss rising inflation, tightening monetary policy, house prices and water reforms
The PM, Deputy PM and Local Government Minister descend upon Blenheim for a local government conference, bearing a $2.5 billion carrot to incentivise councils to support their water reforms
15th Jul 21, 12:17pm
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The PM, Deputy PM and Local Government Minister descend upon Blenheim for a local government conference, bearing a $2.5 billion carrot to incentivise councils to support their water reforms
The Government is putting $136 mln into a scheme that it says will create capacity for 2000 new houses in Porirua and create up to 250 jobs
13th Jul 21, 8:30am
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The Government is putting $136 mln into a scheme that it says will create capacity for 2000 new houses in Porirua and create up to 250 jobs
Department of Internal Affairs says new water entities will need to service between 600,000 and 800,000 people to achieve efficiency gains
1st Jul 21, 6:59am
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Department of Internal Affairs says new water entities will need to service between 600,000 and 800,000 people to achieve efficiency gains
How $3.8 billion of government funding is expected to get more houses built
27th Jun 21, 6:01am
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How $3.8 billion of government funding is expected to get more houses built
Government ringfences $1 billion of $3.8 billion Housing Acceleration Fund for councils, iwi and developers investing in infrastructure to support the building of new houses
22nd Jun 21, 10:04am
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Government ringfences $1 billion of $3.8 billion Housing Acceleration Fund for councils, iwi and developers investing in infrastructure to support the building of new houses
Brahma Chellaney says the Communist Party of China's centenary is nothing to celebrate for neighbouring countries downriver
20th Jun 21, 12:53pm
by Guest
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Brahma Chellaney says the Communist Party of China's centenary is nothing to celebrate for neighbouring countries downriver
Infrastructure Commission chairman Alan Bollard says councils need to borrow more to invest in infrastructure, saying limited revenue sources isn't an excuse
7th Mar 21, 6:02am
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Infrastructure Commission chairman Alan Bollard says councils need to borrow more to invest in infrastructure, saying limited revenue sources isn't an excuse
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics shares his experiences of the big Texas winter storm and reflects on what it means for the economy when people have to go without the likes of electricity and indoor plumbing
26th Feb 21, 10:21am
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Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics shares his experiences of the big Texas winter storm and reflects on what it means for the economy when people have to go without the likes of electricity and indoor plumbing
Government gives greenlight to three more projects, including housing developments, to go through streamlined consenting process designed in response to Covid-19
23rd Nov 20, 6:23pm
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Government gives greenlight to three more projects, including housing developments, to go through streamlined consenting process designed in response to Covid-19
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Environment - Water and Oceans
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
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Election 2020 - Party Policies - Environment - Water and Oceans
Housing, roading, rail, cycling and water projects among those named by the Government to go through special streamlined consenting process
15th Jun 20, 4:09pm
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Housing, roading, rail, cycling and water projects among those named by the Government to go through special streamlined consenting process
Government unveils freshwater reforms; delays controversial decision on nitrogen bottom line; allocates more funding towards the programme than it would've pre-covid
28th May 20, 3:25pm
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Government unveils freshwater reforms; delays controversial decision on nitrogen bottom line; allocates more funding towards the programme than it would've pre-covid
Raf Manji says NZ shouldn't get sucked into overseas style QE or asset purchasing, and instead should directly support the real economy by funding infrastructure projects & increasing income support
16th Mar 20, 12:01pm
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Raf Manji says NZ shouldn't get sucked into overseas style QE or asset purchasing, and instead should directly support the real economy by funding infrastructure projects & increasing income support
Opinion: To take advantage of water as a unique strategic asset, one that could power our economy and make us less dependent on fossil fuels, we are going to have to build and pay to reap those advantages
30th Dec 19, 10:24am
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Opinion: To take advantage of water as a unique strategic asset, one that could power our economy and make us less dependent on fossil fuels, we are going to have to build and pay to reap those advantages
Government proposes raft of changes aimed at improving water quality, including restricting intensification of land use without proof this won't increase pollution; Federated Farmers says proposals could lead to 'wholesale land use change'
5th Sep 19, 11:43am
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Government proposes raft of changes aimed at improving water quality, including restricting intensification of land use without proof this won't increase pollution; Federated Farmers says proposals could lead to 'wholesale land use change'
TOP's Geoff Simmons wonders if the new Blue/Green Party has a clue on freshwater - and whether it is simply a Trojan horse to get National back into power
30th Jan 19, 2:44pm
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TOP's Geoff Simmons wonders if the new Blue/Green Party has a clue on freshwater - and whether it is simply a Trojan horse to get National back into power
RMA changes, new ways of allocating discharge and water use rights, a Freshwater Standard - all part of Govt's plan to see cleaner waterways in five years
8th Oct 18, 9:41am
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RMA changes, new ways of allocating discharge and water use rights, a Freshwater Standard - all part of Govt's plan to see cleaner waterways in five years
Guy Trafford and IrrigationNZ's Andrew Curtis argue irrigation and agreement on water policy will be crucial for food production in the future
11th Aug 18, 10:34am
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Guy Trafford and IrrigationNZ's Andrew Curtis argue irrigation and agreement on water policy will be crucial for food production in the future
Peter Dunne says the Government should adopt the Land and Water Forum's recommendation of a new national approach to water management and get on with it
28th Jun 18, 10:00am
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Peter Dunne says the Government should adopt the Land and Water Forum's recommendation of a new national approach to water management and get on with it
Local Government Minister signals need to move to a new regulatory system for water services
30th May 18, 4:32pm
by Guest
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Local Government Minister signals need to move to a new regulatory system for water services
Keith Woodford explains why methane and carbon dioxide need separate accounting systems rather than being lumped together in a single emissions trading scheme
8th May 18, 12:30pm
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Keith Woodford explains why methane and carbon dioxide need separate accounting systems rather than being lumped together in a single emissions trading scheme
NZ Initiative's John McMahon draws some lessons New Zealand should heed from a flawed water management plan in Australia
22nd Feb 18, 5:14am
by Guest
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NZ Initiative's John McMahon draws some lessons New Zealand should heed from a flawed water management plan in Australia
Pigeonholed in some quarters as a permabear, John Mauldin says he's actually an optimistic person who is confident in the future of humanity
19th Dec 17, 7:39am
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Pigeonholed in some quarters as a permabear, John Mauldin says he's actually an optimistic person who is confident in the future of humanity
Eric Crampton admires the water management work of John Raffensperger and Mark Milke and hopes that it can provide the basis for substantial change in New Zealand
24th Jul 17, 8:27am
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Eric Crampton admires the water management work of John Raffensperger and Mark Milke and hopes that it can provide the basis for substantial change in New Zealand