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Uranium ore very low risk, Key says

Uranium ore very low risk, Key says
Wellington, June 25 NZPA - Uranium ore that is being shipped through New Zealand ports is an extremely low-risk material, Prime Minister John Key says.

Uranium ore shipments anti-nuclear breach, say Greens

Uranium ore shipments anti-nuclear breach, say Greens
Wellington, June 24 NZPA - The shipment of uranium ore through New Zealand waters is a serious breach of the anti-nuclear policy, Green Party co-leader Russel Norman says.

ETS a balancing act

ETS a balancing act
The Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) is complex, confusing and difficult to get agreement on, but as New Zealand prepares for its impact from July 1 Climate Change Minister Nick Smith is confident the right balance has been struck. CHRIS ORMOND of NZPA reports.

Uranium shipment breaches anti-nuc policy - Greens

Wellington, June 24 NZPA - The shipment of uranium ore through New Zealand waters is a serious breach of the anti-nuclear policy, Green Party co-leader Russel Norman says.

NZ leads the world with its ETS ... or does it?

By Kent Atkinson of NZPA Wellington, June 24 NZPA - Politicians usually at the front of the scrum when claims are made that New Zealand leads the world have been noticeably shy about the nation's emissions trading scheme (ETS) which kicks up several notches on July 1.

ETS set to trim NZ's greenhouse gas surge

Wellington, June 24 NZPA - Burning fossil fuels and clearing forests have lifted the carbon dioxide (CO2) levels in the atmosphere to 35 percent higher than before industrialisation, and other "greenhouse gases" such as methane and nitrous oxide from agriculture are also increasing in concentr

ACC looking at moving new claimants to private providers

By Maggie Tait of NZPA Wellington, June 24 NZPA - ACC is looking at moving some new claims to private providers, it confirmed this morning.

ACC looking at moving new claimants to private providers

Wellington, June 24 NZPA - ACC is looking at moving some new claims to private providers, it was revealed today. The corporation is already trialing private provision for people who have been on ACC for a long time but is now looking at new claimants too a staff newsletter said.

Uranium ore shipped through New Zealand ports

Uranium ore shipped through New Zealand ports
Wellington, June 23 NZPA - Uranium ore from Australia is being regularly shipped through New Zealand ports, the Government has confirmed. The ore, known as yellowcake, is destined for nuclear industries in the United States and Europe and can be used to make fuel and weapons.

Delay for Waikato River clean-up

Delay for Waikato River clean-up
Wellington, June 18 NZPA - An agreement between Crown and iwi to clean up the Waikato River was signed today but work cannot start until a study is complete.

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