David Parker slates National as 'vandals' over planned emissions policies bonfire

David Parker slates National as 'vandals' over planned emissions policies bonfire
Environment minister David Parker. (Image: NZME)
Greg Hurrell
Environment minister David Parker has attacked the National party as “vandals” for promising to repeal several of the government's measures aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions.Both he and National’s climate change spokesperson, Simon Watts, were speakers at the Climate Change and Business Conference in Auckland this week, where the number one trending hashtag was reportedly #GIDI.Parker painted a picture of the National and ACT parties as dragging their feet on emissions reductions at every step of th...

More Editor's Picks

Air NZ issues profit downgrade on soft conditions
Markets

Air NZ issues profit downgrade on soft conditions

North American market impacted by competitive pricing pressures. 

Victoria Young 22 Apr 2024
Bell Potter boosts Santana target price 53.5%
Primary Sector

Bell Potter boosts Santana target price 53.5%

Aussie brokers increasingly like the look of a low-cost, high yield Otago gold play.

Pattrick Smellie 19 Apr 2024
UPDATE: NZX directors mauled in fee vote
Markets

UPDATE: NZX directors mauled in fee vote

Of shares voted on the re-election of NZX chair John McMahon, 27.62% were opposed.

Port of Auckland upgrades earnings guidance as lease decision looms
Infrastructure

Port of Auckland upgrades earnings guidance as lease decision looms

The port is seeing increased volumes, bucking the national trend.

Oliver Lewis 18 Apr 2024