Stephen Forbes

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Stephen is a www.interest.co.nz reporter and is based in Auckland. He has previously worked in print journalism and public relations.     

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Articles by Stephen Forbes

18th Jul 19, 4:01pm
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The next stage of the City Rail Link project is set to be signed off and will include work on two new underground stations
The next stage of the City Rail Link project is set to be signed off and will include work on two new underground stations
18th Jul 19, 4:01pm
18th Jul 19, 10:28am
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After years of underinvestment is fiscal stimulus the solution to New Zealand's infrastructure deficit?
After years of underinvestment is fiscal stimulus the solution to New Zealand's infrastructure deficit?
18th Jul 19, 10:28am
16th Jul 19, 3:03pm
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ICCC report calls for accelerated electrification to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, saying a shift to achieve 100% renewable electricity by 2035 is too costly
ICCC report calls for accelerated electrification to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, saying a shift to achieve 100% renewable electricity by 2035 is too costly
16th Jul 19, 3:03pm
15th Jul 19, 2:29pm
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The growing cost pressures councils face due to climate change are real, but adaption costs won't be addressed by the Government's Zero Carbon Bill
The growing cost pressures councils face due to climate change are real, but adaption costs won't be addressed by the Government's Zero Carbon Bill
15th Jul 19, 2:29pm
13th Jul 19, 9:16am
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LGNZ says a cap on the liability of councils is needed to address advances in housing construction
LGNZ says a cap on the liability of councils is needed to address advances in housing construction
13th Jul 19, 9:16am
11th Jul 19, 2:41pm
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Commerce Commission alleges that Westpac breached the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act by failing to provide key information it’s required to under the law to thousands of its credit card customers
Commerce Commission alleges that Westpac breached the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act by failing to provide key information it’s required to under the law to thousands of its credit card customers
11th Jul 19, 2:41pm
11th Jul 19, 2:09pm
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Auckland Council submission on the Government's Zero Carbon Bill raises the ire of Deputy Mayor Bill Cashmore
Auckland Council submission on the Government's Zero Carbon Bill raises the ire of Deputy Mayor Bill Cashmore
11th Jul 19, 2:09pm
10th Jul 19, 4:01pm
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High costs and hard decisions loom as Auckland Council works on plans to battle the effects of climate change
High costs and hard decisions loom as Auckland Council works on plans to battle the effects of climate change
10th Jul 19, 4:01pm
10th Jul 19, 1:46pm
Auckland Council on target with its second Green Bond offer
Auckland Council on target with its second Green Bond offer
10th Jul 19, 1:46pm
9th Jul 19, 2:36pm
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Could Auckland's already slow burning light rail project be delayed further by the 2021 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings in the City of Sails?
Could Auckland's already slow burning light rail project be delayed further by the 2021 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings in the City of Sails?
9th Jul 19, 2:36pm
8th Jul 19, 9:53pm
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Discussion paper from Local Government New Zealand, with the backing of the NZ Initiative, calls for devolution of power including taxing from central to local government
Discussion paper from Local Government New Zealand, with the backing of the NZ Initiative, calls for devolution of power including taxing from central to local government
8th Jul 19, 9:53pm
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8th Jul 19, 12:43pm
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Commerce Commission takes legal action against payday lender Moola for alleged breaches of the CCCFA, seeks injunction to prevent new lending. Moola to defend the claim 
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Commerce Commission takes legal action against payday lender Moola for alleged breaches of the CCCFA, seeks injunction to prevent new lending. Moola to defend the claim 
8th Jul 19, 12:43pm
6th Jul 19, 9:24am
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Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones says a more centralised approach is needed to address New Zealand's infrastructure deficit
Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones says a more centralised approach is needed to address New Zealand's infrastructure deficit
6th Jul 19, 9:24am
4th Jul 19, 12:56pm
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Productivity Commission’s proposal for a windfall gains tax on property owners who benefit from public infrastructure gets tick of approval from Auckland & Wellington mayors
Productivity Commission’s proposal for a windfall gains tax on property owners who benefit from public infrastructure gets tick of approval from Auckland & Wellington mayors
4th Jul 19, 12:56pm
4th Jul 19, 5:00am
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Productivity Commission details a series of potential funding options for local government, citing growing pressures from infrastructure, climate change and tourism
Productivity Commission details a series of potential funding options for local government, citing growing pressures from infrastructure, climate change and tourism
4th Jul 19, 5:00am
3rd Jul 19, 7:33am
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Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker unveils government plan to boost productivity including ideas borrowed from Singapore. National offers alternative plan
Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker unveils government plan to boost productivity including ideas borrowed from Singapore. National offers alternative plan
3rd Jul 19, 7:33am
2nd Jul 19, 3:30pm
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Auckland mayoral candidate John Tamihere calls for the sale of 49% of Watercare with the money raised used to clean up the city's beaches
Auckland mayoral candidate John Tamihere calls for the sale of 49% of Watercare with the money raised used to clean up the city's beaches
2nd Jul 19, 3:30pm
2nd Jul 19, 10:25am
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Commerce Commission takes legal action against Wellington-based Real Finance over unreasonable fees and charges
Commerce Commission takes legal action against Wellington-based Real Finance over unreasonable fees and charges
2nd Jul 19, 10:25am
1st Jul 19, 2:10pm
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Local Government New Zealand pushing case for central government to devolve more power to local government as Productivity Commission report on local government funding nears
Local Government New Zealand pushing case for central government to devolve more power to local government as Productivity Commission report on local government funding nears
1st Jul 19, 2:10pm
29th Jun 19, 10:02am
The Law Commission dusts off a review of class actions and litigation funding after getting a green light from Minister of Justice Andrew Little to resume stalled project
The Law Commission dusts off a review of class actions and litigation funding after getting a green light from Minister of Justice Andrew Little to resume stalled project
29th Jun 19, 10:02am

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