Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson will front the media at the Government’s post-Cabinet press conference at 4pm.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who usually holds the press conference, is currently sick with Covid-19 and will not be attending.
It provides a blueprint for New Zealand to begin reducing emissions across the entire economy, with a target of net-zero by 2050.
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He will also likely face questions around the Government’s Budget, which he is due to hand down at 2pm on Thursday.
The announcement this morning included subsidies for big energy users to move away from coal boilers. It also included a soon-to-be-announced scheme for low income earners to be able to trade old cars for scrap and receive a subsidy to purchase a lower emissions vehicle.
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