Sense and sustainability

By Linda Sanders In Money

Print Share
21st February, 2013
Question: What’s more important: our economic well-being or the environment? Answer: Both – you can’t have one without the other. Environmentalists argue the environment should always take precedence. Businesses say you need a vibrant economy to pay for that protection. Most agree some environmental areas are sacred, but defining the scope of those areas is the tricky bit. We need to protect the environment and produce the goods and services we need. Sue Fitchett of Waiheke Island has raised the protection of the Kermadecs, having read my ...

NZ Listener digital and print subscriptions

Thanks for your interest in this article.  To get your latest edition of the NZ Listener via a print subscription click here.

The NZ Listener is now also available via a Zinio digital experience – read the latest edition on your computer or via the Zinio app on your tablet.  To find our more click here.

Accessing archive content: If you’re interested in accessing archive content, please contact our NZ Listener helpdesk contact us.  We endeavor to get back to you within 5 working days.

If you already have an archive content login, please login to view and unlock content.

Any queries regarding access please contact our NZ Listener helpdesk contact us.

More by Linda Sanders

Switch to our mobile site