New Zealand and the European Commission have concluded formal negotiations on New Zealand’s Association to Pillar Two of Horizon Europe, the European Union’s largest ever research and innovation programme. Negotiations were positive, with the hope that New Zealand will become an Associate Member in early 2023.
The Government has announced new rules that will require supermarkets and other large grocery retailers to clearly and consistently display unit pricing for grocery products. Generally this will be per kilogram or per litre.
The findings of the NZ Battery Project’s Phase 1 feasibility studies, expected to be considered by Cabinet Ministers this month, will now be considered early in the new year, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Energy Projects and Programmes Manager Dr David Darby says.