Religious groups fail in vax mandate case
Law & Regulation

Religious groups fail in vax mandate case

Religious groups have failed to convince the high court that the government's vaccination mandate illegally restricted their freedom of assembly.

Greg Hurrell 17 Aug 2022
$6m for hydrogen study
News in Brief

$6m for hydrogen study

Three New Zealand green hydrogen research projects will each receive $2m in a partnership with German researchers 

Greg Hurrell 16 Aug 2022
Appeal court: fate of 'faulty' cladding in the balance
Law & Regulation

Appeal court: fate of 'faulty' cladding in the balance

The fitness for purpose of James Hardie's fibreboard cladding was at the heart of a two-week trial in Wellington's court of appeal, where homeowners tried to overturn their defeat in the high court last year.

Greg Hurrell 15 Aug 2022
Contact profit dips 2.6%, announces new geothermal generation
Markets

Contact profit dips 2.6%, announces new geothermal generation

Contact Energy is building more geothermal generation and developing wind and solar generation as it seeks to decarbonise its portfolio. But it still ranks bottom with its customers

Greg Hurrell 15 Aug 2022