Articles tagged Penny Hulse

Eight years since its introduction, the current waste disposal levy has failed to cut the amount of rubbish sent to landfill. In fact, the latest review of the scheme shows an increase in the amount of landfill and a drop in the percentage of waste that is being recycled or re-used after being sent to the dump.

For the convenience of email-avoiding subscribers and samplers, here's the email sent earlier on Monday, including Penny Hulse's call for a cross-party housing accord for Auckland, John Key's repeated denial of a crisis in Auckland housing, and Bill English preparing the ground for the Government to miss its surplus target.