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When the chips are down, NZ needs mates

Peter Griffin
Thu, 30 Sep 2021

The QAUD leaders including US President Joe Biden meet over the weekend. (Image: Getty)
Peter Griffin
Thu, 30 Sep 2021
It should be abundantly clear to all of us by now that the world is shifting into separate camps clustered around the two big superpowers – the United States and China.This polarising force will mould geopolitics for decades to come and make our strategy of maintaining affable independence increasingly difficult.It sees our friends around the world grouping into new alliances. Last week I wrote about how the AUKUS security deal between Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States will involve those countries sharing cutting edge ar...

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'Insulted' KiwiRail workers voting on rare strike action
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A dispute over pay has resulted in workers from KiwiRail voting on rare strike action. 

NZ has hard mahi ahead to meet the ransomware threat
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Ransomware attacks were conservatively estimated to have cost organisations US$400 million globally in 2020.

America's Cup
NY Yacht Club’s shot across Team NZ’s bows
Pattrick Smellie | Wed, 20 Oct 2021

The spiritual home of the America's Cup is pulling out of the next challenge and seeking fundamental changes.

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.