Affordable power key to decarbonisation - Genesis

Gavin Evans
Wed, 16 Oct 2019

Policymakers will need to ensure electricity remains affordable and reliable if the country is to decarbonise transportation and heavy industry, Genesis Energy says.Electricity – 84 percent renewable last year – has a key role to play in helping the country meet its Paris climate targets, Genesis chief executive Marc England told shareholders today.But he said gas and coal will still be required in the generation system for the next decade and it's important they remain affordable as the country charts its path toward a net-zero economy in 2050...
Tenancy law could turn good neighbourhoods into slums: landlords
Brent Melville | Thu, 06 Aug 2020

The new Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill 2020, which passed under urgency yesterday, got the balance right, placed reasonable requirements on both landlords and tenants and would endure through Ne...

MARKET OPEN: Kiwi holds its own as greenback falters, US equities push higher
Rebecca Howard | Thu, 06 Aug 2020

The kiwi dollar continues to hold its own as the greenback is weighed down by poor US data while the domestic share market may take cheer from a lift on Wall Street after positive earnings reports. ...

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Billion dollar hotel developments on backburner until better times
Brent Melville | Thu, 06 Aug 2020

Plans for at least 25 major hotel developments, valued at $2 billion, are gathering dust pending decisions on when, or if, construction will commence in the wake of border closures. The two dozen o...

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