BusinessNZ has welcomed the announcement of block offer permit awards for petroleum exploration in offshore and onshore locations around Northland, East Coast, Taranaki and the South Island.
BusinessNZ has welcomed the inquiry into land supply to be conducted by the Productivity Commission.
More transparent electricity pricing may be an outcome of this year’s election, following a rare attack of political agreement at a BusinessNZ Energy Council forum yesterday.
New exemptions from seismic strengthening requirements show the policy is inconsistent and unnecessary, says BusinessNZ.
The Environmental Protection Authority has turned down an application by Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd to start a new industry in the Exclusive Economic Zone off the coast of Taranaki.
The business community is disappointed by the Green Party carbon tax policy, saying it would not be good for communities, bringing potential loss of jobs and industry.
In the election campaign period all political parties should be clear about what they would do about the Resource Management Act, says BusinessNZ.
The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and the BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) welcome this morning’s announcements from the Hon. Simon Bridges, Minister of Energy and Resources, targeting business sustainability initiatives.
BusinessNZ says today’s announcement by the Government that designated blocks of land and sea are being made available to international companies for petroleum exploration is a welcome signal for investment in our economy.
New Zealand is about to get a prime opportunity to hear the truth about the world’s energy situation as Christoph Frei, Secretary General of the World Energy Council (WEC) visits our shores on 5-7 March.
Big gains in energy efficiency are vital to meet energy needs and stabilise emission levels, says the BusinessNZ Energy Council.
New Zealand’s emissions trading system remains stable following decisions released today, says BusinessNZ.