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Government upgrading Lower North Island commuter rail

Thursday - Media release | The Coalition Government is investing $802.9 million into the Wairarapa and Manawatū rail lines.

New electric buses for Canterbury

Wednesday - Media release | Canterbury Regional Council is celebrating its 21 newest electric buses, as it looks towards an all-electric future.

Tiwai increases demand response

Tuesday - Media release | New Zealand Aluminium Smelter (NZAS) will reduce its electricity usage by a total of 185 megawatts (MW) from early August, in response to an additional demand response call from Meridian Energy.

Climate change minister to attend climate action meeting in China

Monday - Media release | Climate change minister Simon Watts travelled to China on Saturday to attend the Ministerial on Climate Action meeting held in Wuhan.

Green climate fund approves US$22.6 million for Tonga coastal resilience project

19 Jul 24 - Media release | The Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board has approved a US$22.66 million grant for Tongaís Coastal Resilience Project.

ICNZ urges bold action on climate adaptation

17 Jul 24 - Media release | The Insurance Council of New Zealand Te Kāhui Inihua o Aotearoa (ICNZ) is urging the Government to take a leadership role on climate adaptation and build New Zealandís resilience against the impact of climate change on lives and property.

EDS launches recommendations for Climate Adaptation Act

12 Jul 24 - Media release | The Environmental Defence Society has launched the final report of Phase 1 of its Climate Adaptation Project.

Oceanic and coastal water temperatures highest recorded

10 Jul 24 - Media release | Between 2022 and 2023, oceanic and coastal waters around Aotearoa New Zealand reached their warmest annual temperatures since the series began in 1982, according to data released by...

Climate change is making scientists reassess what is "normal"

4 Jul 24 - Media release | NIWA has completed a major project to analyse how New Zealandís "climate normals" are shifting.

Contact to develop a grid-scale 100 MW battery in Auckland

3 Jul 24 - Media release | Contact Energy has answered calls for more energy storage by contracting with Tesla to build a 100-megawatt battery.

EQC becomes Natural Hazards Commission under new legislation

2 Jul 24 - Media release | The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has today become the Natural Hazards Commission Toka Tū Ake.

Report urges broader focus beyond household food waste

1 Jul 24 - Media release | The Prime Minister's Chief Science Advisor (PMCSA), Dame Juliet Gerrard, has issued 27 recommendations to the government to reduce the billions of dollars of food wasted each year in...

Cookstove projects on hold as Verra investigates allegations

27 Jun 24 - Media release | Verra has been informed of allegations concerning actions by Ken Newcombe, the former CEO of C-Quest Capital (C-Quest), reportedly resulting in the overissuance of carbon credits...

Wellington region's new low carbon transport strategy

26 Jun 24 - Media release | A new strategy released by Greater Wellington sets out a pathway to a low-carbon, resilient future, and the urgent action required to get there.

Kiwi drivers ready to embrace wireless EV technology

25 Jun 24 - Media release | Dynamic wireless charging technology allows electric vehicles to charge while in motion, offering a promising solution to the limitations of fixed charging stations.

Mayors come together to celebrate climate resource

24 Jun 24 - Media release | Two district mayors have come together to celebrate the partnership between their councils on a resource to help people wanting to think more about how they live.

Global survey reveals consensus for stronger climate action

24 Jun 24 - Media release | The overwhelming majority of people around the world want an end to geopolitical differences when it comes to fighting climate change, the results of a landmark public opinion poll...

Lodestone Energy partners with Haldon Station for continued expansion in the South Island

21 Jun 24 - Media release | Lodestone Energy, New Zealandís leading solar generation company, has today announced a partnership with Haldon Station, located in the heart of the Mackenzie District, to build and...

Energy transition momentum slowing amid rising global volatility, new report finds

21 Jun 24 - Media release | European countries lead the World Economic Forum Energy Transition Index 2024 rankings; Sweden comes top, followed by Denmark, Finland, Switzerland and France.

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