: 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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: Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor with former Labour MP and Kahu Wai Maori member, Dover Samuels, at yesterday's water policy launch at the Beehive

Why cleaning up water will be hard

The Government packed out Parliament’s Banquet Hall yesterday to launch its long-awaited freshwater policy. The only problem was that the key parts of the policy are still to be developed. So instead of …
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Fishing for trouble

The country’s anglers look likely to join hunters in their opposition to actions being planned by Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage. The hunters are up in arms over a  move to cull 9000 thousand Thar fr…
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