Top 10 news links at 10 am for Tuesday, Nov 28
National may cancel the market study into bank profits and just do a select committee inquiry; Wellington Water warns of $30b repair bill over 30 years; Global and local scoops of the day
TL;DR: Here’s my pick of top 10 news links elsewhere at 10 am on Tuesday November 28, including:
Nicola Willis claiming surprise at opening the books, when the PREFU is supposed to stop that very thing;
National considering dropping the market study into banking in favour of a select committee inquiry;
Wellington Water warning mayors it will cost $30 billion to fix the region’s pipes over 30 years;
New Zealand’s climate diplomats are changing their stance on a fossil fuels phaseout at COP as they fly to Dubai;
A full review of MPs pay has been launched and may prove problematic for the new Government;
The local scoop of the day is from Mihingarangi Forbes of Mata Investigates about growing concerns about Māori Carbon Collective and its elusive managing director;
The global scoop of the day is from the BBC on how the UAE planned to use COP to do lots of oil and gas deals;
The deep-dive of the day is on population policy, or the lack of it;
The Op-Ed of the day is on National’s crime and justice policy; and,
The Substack of the day is on how much US wellbeing has actually improved under the Joe Biden.
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