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Govt acknowledges carbon farming 'not silver bullet to address climate change'

The acknowledgement by the Government that current policies will likely see too much carbon forestry planted, along with the opening up of a conversation for potential limits through the ETS, is positive for sheep and beef farmers.

Emissions Reduction Plan - workers need 'just transition'

With the release of the Government’s Emissions Reduction Plan consultation document today, workers need assurance there will be a Just Transition that puts their communities at the forefront.

Hamilton Mayor welcomes decision to enable new homes in Peacocke

A new subdivision in Hamilton’s Peacocke neighbourhood has been given the green light by Environment Court to deliver new homes and protect the environment in the area.

NZ Police partners with Netsafe, CERT and Facebook

New Zealand Police is pleased to be partnering with Netsafe, CERT and Facebook to help protect Kiwis from online scammers.

S.C.A.M Gallery - or to use its more formal title, the Society of Con Artists and Manipulators’ Gallery - was launched across Facebook and Instagram today.

Greater Wellington wants action on the Emission Reduction Plan

Greater Wellington is urging the regional team of half a million people to actively respond to the Government’s just-released National Emissions Reduction Plan, which outlines a proposed framework to meet the emissions budgets required to limit greenhouse gases.

Energy businesses 'key to emissions reduction'

The BusinessNZ Energy Council has welcomed the release of the discussion document for New Zealand’s emissions reduction plan, due for publication in May 2022.

Storm tracking trial under way in Northland

Northland’s local authorities are trialling a new storm tracking system that provides much better monitoring of heavy rainfall events.

Action on emissions reduction 'welcome'

BusinessNZ has welcomed today’s signpost towards a net zero-carbon New Zealand, with the Government’s release of a draft strategy for next year’s emissions reduction plans.

Business calls for 'greater ambition and engagement'

The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and the Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) welcome the release of the Government’s Emissions Reduction Plan (ERP) discussion document and call for greater engagement with the business community to close the emissions gap identified.

Missing detail essential in Emissions Reduction Plan says CTU

The Government’s Consultation Document on Emissions Reduction Plan needs to show how it will deliver on our shared aspiration for a Just Transition to low emissions economy.