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NZ needs to clean up its environmental act

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Craig Kirk, Delta Insurance, Environment, environmental risk, Insurance, liability, Make Lemonade Media, Make Lemonade NZ, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, pollution, Press Release, Press Release Service, risk, rma  /  Comments Off on NZ needs to clean up its environmental act

MIL OSI – Auckland – The increase in environmental pollution and contamination incidents in New Zealand means businesses are increasingly vulnerable to the potentially high financial cost of such events, a leading insurance expert says. Delta Insurance general manager Craig Kirk says various combinations of traditional liability policies, albeit each coming with their own exclusions, […]

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Report pours cold water on govt renewable energy initiative

Published By   /  January 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, clean energy, Climate Change, Economy, Work, & Welfare, electricity, Energy, Environment & Resource Management, Gareth Hughes, Green Party, hydro, Judith Collins, NPS, Opposition News, Politics, renewable energy, rma, solar, wind energy, wind power, wind turbines  /  Comments Off on Report pours cold water on govt renewable energy initiative

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Report pours cold water on govt renewable energy initiative The Government’s National Policy Statement on Renewable Energy Generation has been slammed as ineffective by an official report. Ten years ago, the previous Government began work on developing a National Policy Statement (NPS) on Renewable Energy […]

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Quarry threatens North Canterbury rural lifestyle

Published By   /  January 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, canterbury, consultation, Environment & Resource Management, environmental standards, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, Resource Management Act, rma, rural, waimakariri  /  Comments Off on Quarry threatens North Canterbury rural lifestyle

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Quarry threatens North Canterbury rural lifestyle Every New Zealander should have the right to speak out if a major development threatens their home, livelihood, or a place they care about. Yet this right is increasingly at risk, including in places like North Canterbury. Issac Road […]

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Public should get a say on new Waikato power station

Published By   /  October 14, 2016  /  24/7 News, clean energy, Climate Change, dirty energy, Economy, Work, & Welfare, electricity, Energy, Environment & Resource Management, fossil fuels, fracking, Gareth Hughes, gas, Green Party, Nick Smith, Nova Energy, Opposition News, Paris Climate Agreement, Parliament, Politics, pwoer plant, renewable energy, Resource Management Act, rma, The Issues, waikato  /  Comments Off on Public should get a say on new Waikato power station

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Public should get a say on new Waikato power station I had an opinion piece published in the Waikato Times about a controversial proposal to build a new gas-fired power station. It’s not on their website yet, so here it is: If you think the […]

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Greens call on Minister to “call in” new polluting power plant

Published By   /  September 17, 2016  /  24/7 News, Campaign, Climate Change, Economy, Work, & Welfare, electricity, Environment & Resource Management, fracking, Gareth Hughes, gas, Green Party, Huntly, Nick Smith, Opposition News, Paris, Parliament, Politics, rma, solar, The Issues  /  Comments Off on Greens call on Minister to “call in” new polluting power plant

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Greens call on Minister to “call in” new polluting power plant The Green Party launched a campaign on Friday to stop the proposed construction of a new gas-fired power plant in South Waikato that would increase greenhouse gas emissions, causing climate change. Nova Energy has […]

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