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Consumers need to trust green tick labels stand for more than just profit

Nicola Harvey
Fri, 25 Jun 2021

If you’re inching towards food insecurity, as so many Kiwis are in 2021, shopping for climate change is a luxury, Nicola Harvey says. (Image: Deposit Photos)
Nicola Harvey
Fri, 25 Jun 2021
We are not on track to meet our targets. That was the pointed statement issued in the Climate Change Commission’s final report advising how Aotearoa New Zealand can meet its 2050 targets. Those being, net zero for long-lived emissions, and at least a 24% drop in biogenic methane emissions – the short-lived gas produced by decomposing food waste in landfill, wetlands and the belches of NZ’s 10 million odd cattle. The food and farming sector is in sharp focus. Some, like outspoken ecologist Dr Mike Joy, suggest NZ need...

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Why US private equity still sees a silver lining in the All Blacks
Trevor McKewen | Sat, 16 Oct 2021

 Silver Lake has been battered from pillar to post in the great Kiwi rugby debate. So, why is it not giving up?

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Rebecca Stevenson | Sat, 16 Oct 2021

OTM this week: who is the go-to lawyer for high net worth New Zealanders, can this listed company boss rev up his firm, which tech exec is living la vida normal, and more.

Has Rob Everett thrown a hospital pass?
Brian Gaynor | Sat, 16 Oct 2021

Samantha Barrass, Rob Everett’s successor at the FMA, may have a baptism of fire.

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.

Getting the health and safety of remote workers right

With many staff working alone or in isolated situations, workplace health and safety is an operational priority. Here is how your business can protect remote workers.