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Infratil's foray into Asia builds on nearly 30 years' experience

Jenny Ruth
Mon, 13 Sep 2021

Gurin's Assaad Razzouk has more than 15 years experience in renewables. (Photo: supplied)
Jenny Ruth
Mon, 13 Sep 2021
While Infratil has invested around the world almost since inception in 1994, it has never invested in Asia until now.Chief executive Jason Boyes told analysts that Infratil's plan to invest US$233 million in Singapore-based Gurin Energy would have been "a dream come true" for founder Lloyd Morrison, who had gotten as far as opening an office in Hong Kong before he died in February 2012.Gurin is Japanese for green, environmentally friendly.Infratil has chosen a path to market that looks far less risky than some of its earlier foray...

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400 trainee pilots allowed into NZ
Brent Melville | Sat, 23 Oct 2021

Pilot trainees will make up 40% of the latest cohort of international students allowed in from mid-2022, with an assumption that tight border rules will still be in place.

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Personalised audio at a relatively affordable price point. It's a winning combination.

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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.