The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) is investing $10.88 million to boost business and
tourism opportunities in Kaikōura, Parliamentary Undersecretary for Regional Economic
Development, Fletcher Tabuteau announced today.
Presumably, if there is to be a ministerial inquiry (at the very least) into the
Whakaari/White Island disaster, it will need to be a joint ministerial inquiry. That’s
because the relevant areas of responsibility seem to be so deeply interwoven : Police ...
As whitebait season ends, Forest & Bird is calling for action to protect endangered
native fish before it’s too late. Four of the fish species in the whitebait catch
are in trouble. They are īnanga (at risk - declining), kōaro (at risk - declining), ...
Last year was New Zealand's fourth warmest year since recording began in 1909, according
to the 2019 Niwa Annual Climate Summary. Annual temperatures were +0.5 to +1.2 degrees
Celsius above the annual average across the majority of New Zealand, the report found.
The Government’s new climate change educational material for year 7 and 8 students
skirts close to taxpayer-funded propaganda, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union.
Taxpayers’ Union spokesman Louis Houlbrooke says, “The new taxpayer-funded curriculum ...