Ardern appoints two Greens ministers, including for climate change, despite her landslide win that gave Labour majority government.
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New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern to ride in clean and green Audi-e-tron electric car, replacing government’s standard diesel BMW 7 series vehicles.
Voters endorse strong climate change and clean energy policies, as Jacinda Ardern returned in New Zealand and the Greens win big in the ACT.
NZ Labour will fund a study on a stupendously large pumped hydro power station at Lake Onslow in the South Island. But is this the right way to go?
New Zealand’s parliament house – known as the Beehive – set to go solar as 18 schools get funding to replace coal boilers.
NZ Labour brings forward 100 per cent renewable electricity target by five years, to 2030 as part of a clean energy pitch to NZ voters.
A proposed multibillion-dollar project to build a pumped hydro storage plant could make New Zealand’s electricity grid 100% renewable, but is this the best solution?
The NZ government will invest in solar, biomass and heat pump technology as well as electric vehicles as part of a “clean-powered public service” plan.
Rio Tinto to close NZ aluminium smelter in decision that will cost 1,000-plus jobs, take massive bite out of electricity demand, and sound the alarm for Australia.
NZ moves to strengthen its Emissions Trading Scheme, introducing emissions caps for the first time, but agriculture remains exempt.