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Full Coverage: Govt. Announces Carbon Tax

The Polluter Pays - Today the Government announces further implementation details of the carbon tax; a policy first announced in 2002. Climate change is a direct threat to the New Zealand environment, way of life and economy. This government takes that threat seriously. That is why New Zealand, along with 149 other countries, is acting responsibly and has made a start on limiting the extent and impact of this global problem through ratifying the Kyoto Protocol. See... Hodgson: Carbon Tax announcement and also Government adds detail to 2002 carbon tax policy
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  • NZ Govt -$4.45 million for carbon tax mitigation

  • NZ Govt - Carbon Tax - Questions And Answers

  • National - Yet another tax for NZ economy

  • Green Party - Carbon tax will only work if its recycled properly

  • ACT- Carbon Tax will damage economy - Shirley

  • United Future -6% rise in power bills will bring elderly deaths

  • Environmental Defence Society - Climate Change Tax Welcomed

  • BCSD - The Business Council Welcomes Carbon Tax

  • CTU - Preserve Jobs with More Carbon Tax Exemptions

  • Greenpeace - Carbon tax doesn't reflect urgency on climate

  • Business NZ - Who wants a tax on growth?

  • Wind Energy Assoc. - Carbon tax – a transition

  • Wellington Regional Chamber - Carbon Tax Will Burn Region’s Businesses

  • Forest And Bird - Carbon Charge Welcomed But More Action Needed

  • Contractors Federation - Contractors prepare for the worst with carbon tax

  • LGNZ - Councils should start planning for carbon tax

  • Forest Industries Council - Carbon Tax Means Reduced Wood Export Value

  • Watercare Services - Carbon taxes give Watercare opportunities

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers - Carbon Tax Will Have Considerable Impact

  • EMA (Northern) Carbon tax primitive option

  • Greenhouse Policy Coalition - Carbon Tax Will Hurt Economy

  • Contact - Contact Energy Welcomes Certainty Of Carbon Tax

  • Meridian Energy - Meridian Energy Welcomes Carbon Tax Announcement

  • TrustPower - TrustPower Chief Welcomes Carbon Tax Announcement

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