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‘Bundle of issues’ with EV rebates

Jem Traylen
Fri, 18 Jun 2021

Executive director of the New Zealand Initiative Oliver Hartwich said there should have been more stakeholder consultation on a major policy like this.
Jem Traylen
Fri, 18 Jun 2021
In its race to implement a clean car discount scheme from July 1 the government has left a “bundle of issues” that urgently need to be sorted out,   industry leaders said.Speaking on a New Zealand Initiative podcast, executive director of the Financial Services Federation Lyn McMorran criticised the lack of consultation over Sunday’s policy announcement.McMorran said most electric vehicles in New Zealand are provided to government or businesses through fleet leasing arrangements or to individuals through a consumer c...

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New 3-storey planning rules, shorter MIQ in prospect this week
Pattrick Smellie | Tue, 19 Oct 2021

Also expected this week is an announcement from covid response minister Chris Hipkins to reduce managed isolation and quarantine stays from 14 days to nine.

Ministry of Health: two vaccine certificates for data reasons
Henry Burrell | Tue, 19 Oct 2021

New Zealand’s international vaccine certificates will be based on the EU standard.

Arvida's $345m purchase a sharp deal with development opportunities
Jenny Ruth | Tue, 19 Oct 2021

Arvida is raising more capital than it needed to complete the Arena transaction.

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.