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Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage says "We need more plants in New Zealand that will process high-grade plastics.”

Business opportunity in recycling more waste

Thu 31 May 1

The government plans to levy waste taken to landfills to incentivise more recycling.

Jerry Taylor

Liars and Fools: Climate change deniers

WEEKEND REVIEW Sun 6 May 247

It’s hard not to argue that these professional deniers deliberately lie to get more airtime.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern accepted Greenpeace's petition at the last minute. (Photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)

Government considering end to oil exploration

Mon 19 Mar 31

Prime minister's last-minute decision to accept Greenpeace petition.

Harbour Asset Management director Oyvinn Rimer says China is making environmentally friendly changes.

Green industries gain traction

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 9 Mar 8

Opinion: Enormous resources, both political and financial, are being invested in improving China’s environmental footprint.

Sir Rob Fenwick urges more research on the state of natural productive ecosystems that support primary industries

Crown research must do more to save primary industries ecosystems

Mon 13 Nov 2

Opinion: The country has no climate strategy, no ocean strategy and no national strategy to protect productive soils.

Fonterra group environment manager Francesca Eggleton said "If we reduce production here, we could shift it offshore to less efficient producers and global emissions could go up"

Edging closer to agriculture's inclusion in emissions scheme

Mon 13 Nov 6

Rural NZ holds its breath as more details of the ETS changes trickle in.

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