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Major electricity retailers have been scolded in a new report which accuses them of impeding widespread use of electric vehicles.
Frackers in the United States are increasing their power over the global oil industry, according to a new report.
Harsh weather has hit New Zealand's largest farmer, Landcorp, in the balance sheet.
New Zealand's two big fertiliser companies say they are unlikely to buy a controversial cargo of phosphate which was seized in South Africa but will now go back on the market.
The Ministry for Primary Industries looks set to face a $100 million bill for the crippling cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis.
The Ministry for Primary Industries admits measures taken to stop the spread of Myrtle Rust from Taranaki have failed, and so the rules are being lifted.
The first survey of its kind for eight years shows fewer people supporting the farming sector, though it still wins approval from a majority of both urban and rural people in many sectors.
KiwiRail is begining work on the much-delayed Napier to Wairoa rail reinstatement today.
The sharp rise in discoveries of a notorious pest in imported cars cannot be explained, according to the Ministry of Primary Industries.
A high stakes court battle is looming over a $13,000 compensation bill that one of New Zealand's big four energy companies says is fundamentally unfair.
One of several legal attempts to block a new coal mining venture on the West Coast has failed, but campaigners say the fight to stop the mine is far from finished.
Genesis Energy has pledged to stop using coal to generate electricity except in exceptional circumstances by 2025.
Contact Energy says it is selling its electricity at a cheap price to the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter partly to help it stay in business.
Dry weather has hit Contact Energy in the balance sheet.
A Māori trust and a Japanese corporation will investigate commercial hydrogen production.
There have been more claims of bureaucratic challenges from people having to care for their disabled offspring long after they have reached adulthood.
Rotting food has been fingered for its huge role in causing climate change.
A $31 million scheme to protect Wellington's power supply after an earthquake has won provisional approval.
New information shows payments inching up for creditors of the failed former state coal miner Solid Energy.
KiwiRail says high temperatures may have caused overhead wires in Wellington to sag, causing a rail stoppage for most of the region on Tuesday.
A proposal to pay almost $200 million could help bring an end to transport woes for Wellington's beleaguered rail commuters.
Preliminary investigations suggest Tuesday's rail stoppage in Wellington happened when a train became tangled in the overhead wires that provide it with electricity.
The sweltering hot weather has brought swarms of jellyfish and similar creatures into New Zealand waters. Audio
Many private landlords are bailing out of the rental market because they are worried about the new government's housing policies, say property experts.
Removing a controversial walking track on Te Mata Peak near Havelock North is technically possible but would be very difficult, according to the man who designed and built it.