have using local skills, rather than import diesel engines from overseas. We don’t have time, or room for short-term decisions or backwards steps that aren’t future-proofed - the world is moving to a net-zero emissions standard, and New Zealand has to move with the times too."
"The Government’s decision today is not only a demonstration of their commitment to campaign promises, but an example of how we can benefit regional economies and working people in New Zealand, while protecting our environment. The concept of a Just Transition to a sustainable economy has been well-defined in the union movement for a long time now. Ministers providing yet more concrete examples of a Just Transition in practice will give working people confidence in our low-carbon future."