GAVIN EVANS: Climate change: announcements or action?

Gavin Evans
Tue, 30 Jun 2020

Gavin Evans
Tue, 30 Jun 2020
New Zealand may be poised to make its second big emissions export in five years.The Marsden Point oil refinery – apparently doomed for closure – ranks among the top-quarter of plants globally for emissions performance.But should it close, as many observers expect, the million-odd tonnes of CO2 it produces annually will magically disappear from this country’s emissions liability.That may thrill some, but unless we can source petrol, diesel and jet fuel from only the cleanest producers in the world, the replacement imports will...
Listed Companies
Huljich family sells 25% of Pushpay stake
Dan Brunskill | Tue, 14 Jul 2020

The Huljich family has sold a quarter of its cornerstone stake in Pushpay Holdings, one of the rising software company stars. The 14.4 million shares were sold for $123.8 million, or $8.60 per shar...

Property
Housing market rebounds sharply; caution required
Jenny Ruth | Tue, 14 Jul 2020

The housing market bounded out of lockdown last month with sales volumes the highest for June in four years and prices nationally up 8.6 percent from a year earlier. The Real Estate Institute's lat...

Election 2020
ELECTION 2020: NZ First moves fast to seek political capital from Muller resignation
Pattrick Smellie | Tue, 14 Jul 2020

New Zealand First party leader Winston Peters was quick out of the blocks to issue a statement on the shock resignation of National Party's leader, Todd Muller, this morning. With NZ First polling...

The role of private equity in the wake of COVID-19

As local covid-19 restrictions ease, a new business cycle is beginning in New Zealand.