Soil scientists have reached a new milestone, digitally mapping more than 8 million hectares of New Zealand soils. “Our latest progress shows the national S-map soil mapping programme has now covered 8 million hectares, or 30% of the New Zealand land area,” says Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research Soil Scientist Sam Carrick.
The Government's proposed Zero Carbon Bill lays out three options for transitioning New Zealand to a low-emissions economy. But while the bill itself is a good idea, people haven’t absorbed the “confronting” economic costs they’ll face, lawyer Simon Watt tells Eloise Gibson writing for Newsroom.
Westpower has offered to gift $250,000 to a struggling polytechnic if it receives approval to access the conservation land it wants to build a hydro-electric plant on reports Farah Hancock for Newsroom.
DHL Supply Chain, the global market leader for contract logistics solutions, has announced a partnership with Qantas through its Future Planet program to make its supply chain carbon neutral, for and together with its customers and business partners.
Ara has joined the city’s electric vehicle (EV) movement. A dedicated hub with two BMW i3 and two Hyundai Ioniq opened at the City Campus Christchurch, Madras Street carpark, today for staff and students to use for trips around town.