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Media coverage: Govt announce green initiatives at Bluegreens Forum

Peter Griffin posted in on January 31st, 2011.

This weekend, the National Party held its Bluegreens Forum in Akaroa, announcing a environmentally-related initiatives. Among those announced were an emissions reduction target of 50% by 2050, the establishment of new marine reserves, a delay for some areas in having to meet air pollution guidelines, and further focus on clean tech/green growth. Media coverage: (oldest […]

Dominion Post: We’re clean, we’re green: now’s the time for us to get clever, too

Peter Griffin posted in on January 17th, 2011.

In an opinion piece in the Dominion Post, sp0kesman David Shearer argues that New Zealand needs to catch up in terms of investment in, and recognition of the importance of, clean-tech. A small number of New Zealand companies are already involved in the industry, producing technologies able to convert algae into fuel, solid waste into […]

BusinessDay: Tech centre plans to be clean ahead of game

Peter Griffin posted in on August 3rd, 2010.

Catherine Harris writes in BusinessDay about a clean tech “centre of excellence” to be established in Otaki. Clean tech is of increasing interest not only for its environmental benefits, but also its potential economic benefits. An excerpt: (read in full here) “Clean tech is a lot of the stuff we’re already doing intuitively,” says Investment […]

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