More detail about the business support for affected businesses in the aftermath of the Whakaari/White Island volcanic eruption in Whakatāne has been released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).
A range of policy options have been put forward to accelerate the uptake of renewable energy and reduce Aotearoa New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions in a discussion document released for consultation.
The Government issued the Venture Capital Fund Policy Statement on the 19th December 2019. It outlines the high level requirements for investments from the new $300m venture capital fund and gives effect to the Venture Capital Fund Act which was assented to on the 13th December 2019.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, Ministry for the Environment, and Department of Conservation, jointly welcome the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s report into the environmental impacts of tourism.
An independent review has found that most of the building and construction sector is complying with the retentions requirements, but there is more work to be done to ensure the protection of subcontractors.