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Kaikoura earthquake recovery – Expert Reaction

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on November 17th, 2016.

As tourists are evacuated from Kaikoura – isolated by road since Monday morning’s magnitude 7.8 earthquake – attention is starting to turn to the recovery process. Reopening the state highway and strengthening alternative routes will be critical to connecting Kaikoura and surrounding rural communities with essential supply lines. Jersey Seipel is a lecturer in humanitarian […]

Govt to kick-start electric vehicle uptake- Expert reaction

John Kerr posted in on May 6th, 2016.

The Government wants to double the number of electric vehicles in New Zealand every year to reach 64,000 by 2021. Yesterday Transport Minister Simon Bridges announced a series of measures to try and reach the target, including a new Road User Charge exemption for heavy electric vehicles, a $6 million innovation fund and allowing electric vehicles […]

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