Thursday, August 11, 2022

Politics


Fears that Three Waters could pit hort against urban needs

Fears that Three Waters could pit hort against urban needs

BusinessDeskAug 11, 2022
Finance committee hears concerns about food security under water services reforms.

Wage relief for meat works takes edge off

Neal WallaceAug 11, 2022
Immigration Minister’s announcement welcomed by industry under strain.

Exotics forestation surges on ETS carbon values

Richard RennieAug 11, 2022
Plantings predicted to hit twice the rate envisaged by CCC.

Three Waters reforms under fire from auditor-general

BusinessDeskAug 9, 2022
Auditor-General John Ryan lays into proposals, raising concerns about weakened accountability of new water authorities.


Govt urged to listen to communities on Three Waters 

Govt urged to listen to communities on Three Waters 

Staff ReporterAug 8, 2022
Local government lobby group slates Bill as ‘expropriation without compensation’ of assets held by authorities for their communities.
Councils keep a closer eye on gravel

Councils keep a closer eye on gravel

Neal WallaceAug 5, 2022
Extraction without harming the river is the aim as volumes increase.
Councils seek $150m a year to flood-proof rivers

Councils seek $150m a year to flood-proof rivers

Neal WallaceAug 5, 2022
Government asked to help protect peri-urban assets in major scheme to bolster defences by widening riverbeds and looking at land use.
Iwi push back on pause in forestry policy

Iwi push back on pause in forestry policy

Richard RennieAug 3, 2022
Letter from ministers concerning exotic forests only generates uncertainty for iwi.
Nitrogen cap reporting off to a non-start

Nitrogen cap reporting off to a non-start

Neal WallaceAug 2, 2022
Feds seeks clarity as Government misses deadline for start of programme.
Ardern, China envoy soften tone at summit

Ardern, China envoy soften tone at summit

BusinessDeskAug 2, 2022
Talk of cooling relations recalibrates in wake of speeches giving nod to 50 years of formal diplomatic relations.
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