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Submission: Reforming industrial allocation in the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme

The New Zealand Initiative supports the government’s commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement and to achieve net zero emissions of long-lived greenhouse gases from 2050. We consider the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (“ETS”) is among the world’s leading cap-and-trade systems for reducing greenhouse gases. Read more

Matt Burgess
Submission
17 September, 2021
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Submission: Designing a governance framework for the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme

The New Zealand Initiative supports the government’s emissions targets, including commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement and to net zero emissions of long-lived greenhouse gases from 2050. We consider the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (“ETS”) is among the world’s leading cap-and-trade systems for reducing greenhouse gases. Read more

Matt Burgess
Submission
17 September, 2021
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Submission: The Market study into the retail grocery sector draft report

This submission in response to the Commerce Commission’s (Commission) Market study into the retail grocery sector draft report, is made by The New Zealand Initiative (the Initiative), a think tank supported primarily by major New Zealand businesses. In combination, our members employ more than 150,000 people. Read more

Dr Eric Crampton
Matt Burgess
Submission
26 August, 2021
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Submission: Ensuring our energy and airports regulation is fit for purpose

In our submission to the Commerce Commission on its open letter "Ensuring our energy and airports regulation is fit for purpose" we urge the Commerce Commission to act consistently with our statutory emissions targets as they are worded in the legislation. Terms like “decarbonisation,” “energy transition” and “low carbon economy” are not consistent with our statutory targets. Read more

Matt Burgess
Submission
7 May, 2021
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Submission: The third consultation round of Phase 2 of the Reserve Bank Act Review

Read our submission, written by Dr Bryce Wilkinson to Treasury and the Reserve Bank. This submission is in response to the third round of consultation on Phase 2 of the review of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act. Read more

Dr Bryce Wilkinson
Roger Partridge
Submission
20 October, 2020

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