New Zealand bans new offshore oil and gas exploration

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NZ PM Jacinda Ardern poses for a selfie on the campaign trail last year | Credit: Ulysse Bellier

NZ PM Jacinda Ardern poses for a selfie on the campaign trail last year | Credit: Ulysse Bellier

High profile move deals blow to oil industry as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern names tackling climate change as top priority

New Zealand has announced a halt on any new oil and gas exploration in the country, in a surprise move hailed as "historic" development by environmental campaigners. Although there are 31 oil and gas...

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