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Minister Mark Brown says a moratorium on seabed mining “would bring research on our mineral resources to a standstill”. This is untrue.
Things are bad enough at the moment, with the lockdown and no tourists. But with the bridge rebuild and the entrance to the market closed, things are even harder for everyone at the market.
I was as surprised as my client, Tapi Taio, to read on the front page of that newspaper that a brand new vessel is being constructed for him at present.
Anticipating an economic recovery strategy that will borrow from New Zealand's post-Covid push to green-light spade-ready infrastructure projects, I observe that Mark Brown is back on the chemical water treatment campaign trail.