Shaw captains his climate ‘fantasy football team’
Former RBNZ chair and Canterbury University boss Rod Carr will have a ‘useful sense of independence’ as he guides NZ towards its first emissions budget, says Climate Change Minister James Shaw.
An impassable fish pass
An Environment Court site visit to an illegally constructed dam raised concerns fish are no longer able to travel upstream.
Fishing, tourism to lose oil protections
New marine protection rules will make it less likely that fisheries and tourism operators get an insurance payout in the event of an oil spill.
Natives under billion trees anyone’s guess
How many of the one billion trees planted in the next decade will be native species? Te Uru Rakau has clarified that it can’t hazard an estimate.