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    ‘Decent work’ – good for business?

    By standing for something, you can stand out. That was the message from Karma Cola’s Matt Morrison during ‘How can “Decent Work” be good for business?’, a panel discussion at Victoria University of Wellington’s Victoria Business School.

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    Why irrigation dams are a dumb idea

    Big irrigation dams like the one proposed for Waimea River in Nelson sound like a great idea. Dr Mike Joy, a Senior Researcher in Victoria University of Wellington's Institute for Governance and Policy Studies looks at the implications.