I'm not overly familiar with the Zero Carbon Bill, but I'm aware of its general purpose and what's at stake if it's done badly.
As I understand it, there was a time when many places were ruled by The Church. It held sway over all society, and it in turn was controlled by The Clergy.
Christchurch, as a community, is no stranger to a bit of trauma... but nothing could have prepared us for what happened at two mosques on Friday, 15 March 2019.
I've been pondering proprietary software for the past couple decades.
"I realised, right then and there, that it was all wrong, and it all had to change. And that the change... had to start with me."
Today in New Zealand, local and central government procurement of IT services and software uses a model which, if you ask many of us in the local IT industry, produces unsatisfactory results.
I grew up with parents who lived through the most recent tangible existential threats to humanity - World War II and the Cold War (in the US and Europe).
Hello members of the Committee. I thank you for taking the time to listen to me this vital matter.