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Biofuels to get big boost

Jem Traylen
Sat, 12 Jun 2021

A government mandate to use biofuels is needed to kickstart its uptake by industry says chief executive of Z Energy and convenor of the Climate Leaders Coalition Mike Bennetts.Bennetts said biofuels were a quick win for the climate while waiting for other alternatives like hydrogen to become established.In January, the government announced that it was going to review the 2008 Biofuel Sales Obligation which was passed under Labour but repealed by the incoming National government before it came into effect.Biofuel mandates oblige suppliers of pet...

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400 trainee pilots allowed into NZ
Brent Melville | Sat, 23 Oct 2021

Pilot trainees will make up 40% of the latest cohort of international students allowed in from mid-2022, with an assumption that tight border rules will still be in place.

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Review: NuraTrue, the earbuds that listen to you
Henry Burrell | Sat, 23 Oct 2021

Personalised audio at a relatively affordable price point. It's a winning combination.

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On the Money: IRD's rich list, Damian O'Connor's FTA in MIQ, and more
Rebecca Stevenson | Sat, 23 Oct 2021

OTM this week: what does Inland Revenue consider rich, why was Damian O'Connor absent from the FTA celebrations, which new car is triggering FOMO amongst the Remuera Tractor set, and more.

Decarbonising infrastructure – navigating an abundance of policy and analysis

We have a rare opportunity to align significant public infrastructure investment with urgent climate change reform, but time is short and we all need to act.

Let's not lose sight of the wood for the trees

As much generation will need to be built in the next 14 years as has been built in the last 40+ years for Aotearoa to meet its commitment of achieving net zero emissions by 2050.