New Zealand

New Zealand corporates want government to stand up and save energy

A coalition of New Zealand’s leading commercial property owners and tenants has thrown down the gauntlet to the NZ Government to step up energy efficiency on its own buildings, potentially saving $50 million or up to $100m for taxpayers.

New Zealand going big on green bonds

New Zealand energy gentailer Contact Energy recently launched the first Climate Bond- certified Green Borrowing Program in NZ in a move that promises to kick start a new arm to…

James Hay swaps RMS for EECA

Network general manager motorways for NSW Roads and Maritime Services James Hay is trading overseeing Sydney’s controversial WestConnex project to head up the NZ Government’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority.

NZ: Electric vehicles get a boost from BMW

BMW is investing in growing uptake of electric vehicles in New Zealand, entering into a partnership arrangement with Charge Net NZ to develop a national EV charging network that will…

NZ: Market for Superhomes continues to grow

New Zealand’s Superhome movement is gaining momentum, with the organisation appointing its first executive, Bill Hitchcock, to work with participating companies as it extends its reach beyond Christchurch to Auckland…

Goodman NZ and IAG achieve NABERSNZ first

Goodman Property Trust NZ and IAG, the major tenant of a Christchurch commercial office property, have together achieved the first whole building 5 star NABERSNZ rating.