: Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta

Councils under threat

Parochial councils backed by the National Party may object, but it looks highly likely that the only way New Zealand will be able to afford to clean up its urban water supplies will be to amalgamate water pr…
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: World Energy Council Secretary General, Christopher Frei

Balance needed in energy policies

While Government MPs yesterday were defending the offshore petroleum exploration ban during a debate in Parliament, one of the world’s top energy experts was at a conference in the capital warning of the n…
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:  Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones and Infrastructure NZ CEO, Stephen Selwood -- both will be key voices in the future of the Auckland light rail project.

Opposition to Auckland light rail mounts

Pressure is mounting on Transport Minister Phil Twyford to review the decision to go ahead with light rail from the city to the airport. The whole line --- running from the city to the airport – is estima…
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