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Local Government Forum Newsletter – September 2010

  • 26 Aug 2010
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This newsletter offers commentary on a range of issues affecting local governance, and is written and produced by Forum members.

local government

Employment law becoming simpler, more practical

  • 9 Aug 2010
  • Commentary

Opinion piece by Phil O'Reilly, CEO BusinessNZ

employment relations, law & legal

The people investors – what NZAS is doing for sustainable business growth

  • 21 Jun 2010
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  • (PDF, 97.2KB)

Stephanie Moakes interview Rob Peterson from NZAS about investing in people is helping them achieve success.

environment, sustainable business

Boxed in with clean and green

  • 2 Jun 2010
  • Commentary

Opinion piece by Phil O'Reilly, CEO BusinessNZ, asking the question: "Are we really clean and green?"

energy & infrastructure, environment, sustainable business

The business of transparency – your next move

  • 1 Jun 2010
  • Commentary

Opinion piece by Jacinta Syme, Manager Sustainable Business Forum, BusinessNZ.

sustainable business

Action needed on ETS improvements

  • 1 Jun 2010
  • Commentary

Opinion piece by Phil O'Reilly, CEO BusinessNZ on the Emissions Trading Scheme.

energy & infrastructure, environment, sustainable business

New Zealand's Emissions Trading Scheme

  • 26 Apr 2010
  • Commentary
  • (PDF, 47.2KB)

Brief overview of the key aspects of New Zealand’s revised emissions trading scheme (NZ ETS).

energy & infrastructure, environment

Taxing Growth & Development

  • 15 Mar 2010
  • Commentary
  • (PDF, 668.7KB)

A critical review of the role of development and financial contributions.

economy & tax, energy & infrastructure

The subsidy myth

  • 16 Nov 2009
  • Commentary
  • (PDF, 132.4KB)

Analysis of Sustainability Council claims in 'ETS: Bill to a Future Generation'.

energy & infrastructure, environment, sustainable business

Budget 2009 – Key Issues and Outcomes

  • 28 May 2009
  • Commentary
  • (PDF, 39.8KB)

BusinessNZ's summary of the 2009 Budget.

economy & tax