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Low emission petrol cars also get a boost – but there’s a catch

Jem Traylen
Mon, 14 Jun 2021

Petrol cars such as a Toyota Yaris, which has lower emissions than some hybrids, qualify for a $3,620 rebate.
Jem Traylen
Mon, 14 Jun 2021
It’s not just EVs that will benefit from the government’s feebate scheme – purchasers of fuel-efficient petrol cars like the Toyota Yaris and Honda Jazz will also see some taxpayer cash, albeit at a lower rate.However, buyers will need to weigh up a proposed government mandate to increase the use of biofuels that would cost an average household an extra $7.41 a week for petrol by 2025.Biofuels can be mixed with existing fossil fuels to reduce climate emissions and like EVs are a way of achieving a ‘quick win’ in th...

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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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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.