Govt to miss yet another EV target
The Government hits another pothole in its efforts to reduce transport emissions.
Our nuclear-free moment? Yeah right
Without the feebate scheme - which was mildly ambitious at best - the Government has virtually no policy on cutting transport emissions.
Ihumātao was long meant to be public land
Former regional parks chair Sandra Coney says a purchase of the disputed land at Ihumātao by Auckland Council would be entirely in keeping with historical precedent and the actions of local government in preserving open spaces for future generations.
Putting biodiversity on the balance sheet
A global review is looking at the value of some of the mostly unseen ecological services nature performs.
Wellington Water in crisis as councillors eye exits
Leaked emails show a ‘summer of sewage’ has broken the confidence of councillors in the region’s shared water services company
The city that soaks up water
Aucklanders are breaking records for water usage - at the same time as the city breaks records for days without rain. How secure is the city’s future water supply if these droughts continue?
Inside NZ’s water management mess
A major report by the Auditor-General on how New Zealand’s drinking, storm and waste waters are managed finds a conflicting, disorganised and stagnant system ill-prepared for climate change. Dileepa Fonseka reports.
Southland’s ticking time-bomb
There’s nearly 10,000 tonnes of potentially toxic waste sitting in a Mataura warehouse. We look at the secret deal that put it there, and the battle against a faceless entity to get rid of it.
Z Energy introduces carbon offsetting for motorists when they fuel up
Motorists are now able to offset their carbon emissions when they fuel up at Z Energy stations.