: Iwi Leaders Forum Chair, Wallace Rivers; the Prime Minister; and Environment Minister, David Parker at the Forum on Friday.

The big political taniwha at Waitangi

There has been a giant taniwha lurking around Waitangi all week. While the issues of poverty and housing that drove so many Maori back to Labour last election can be readily addressed with cash;  water ref…
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: 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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