How Auckland is planning for climate change
Planners and hazard experts talk to Newsroom’s Eloise Gibson about how climate change will impact Auckland, and how good planning can help the city adapt.
Email at work is old hat
Coordinating people in the workplace day to day sucks up a lot of time. Mark Jennings takes a look at ‘Slack’ - a rapidly-growing communication tool making email seem dated.
Beca: a 100 year-old, Kiwi-grown multinational
The largest New Zealand owned and headquartered professional services business, Beca, is about to enter its second century with a global reach and staff in offices from Myanmar to the Pacific Islands. Tim Murphy asked its chair and chief executive the secrets of its success.
Why coal mine investment could be ‘responsible’
Can responsible investors put enough pressure on companies - from the inside - to force them to change their ways?
Tracking overseas investment in rural land
With changes to overseas investment legislation on the horizon again, Bell Gully special counsel Glenn Shewan and partner Andrew Petersen examine what has happened to investment in rural land under the current rules and what may change with the latest proposals.
How tax pooling works for everyone
Chris Cunniffe explains tax pooling at a barbecue to a plumber and his fishing partner who is the CFO of a big chain of clothing stores.
How Kāinga Ora could help Auckland
A new super-agency for housing and urban development could change the face of Auckland. Here three experts on urban development from consulting firm Beca talk about Auckland’s big chance
How 5G could transform health and cities
Bernard Hickey explains how 5G-connected ambulances, train stations and cars are set to revolutionise the way we move around and stay healthy.
Environmental rankings for older NZ buildings
A year after their introduction to New Zealand, environmental performance rankings for existing buildings have established a strong foothold in this market.
Some of these sheep burp less methane....
On a farm near Rotorua, breeding rams are having their methane-laced burps measured - so the next generation of lambs can be bred from climate-friendlier fathers.