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Red tape cuts needed to enable emissions reductions

Rebecca Howard
Tue, 10 Aug 2021

Recent storms have underlined concerns about climate change. (Image: Getty)
Rebecca Howard
Tue, 10 Aug 2021
The latest assessment by the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change pulls no punches but Federated Farmers’ president Andrew Hoggard says NZ’s agri sector is already on board and needs more government support. Farmers are “well into the emissions reduction journey”, he said.  However, science, innovation and unblocking regulatory bottlenecks by government is needed to hasten progress, he said.According to the IPCC “human-induced climate change is already affecting many weather and climate extr...

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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?

On the Money
On the Money: John Key, car boss's big bonus, Chris Meehan, and more
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.