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 August 6, 2018
Over the years I’ve regularly been assigned to find out how Kiwis feel about topical issues. That’s involved going out and asking people for their opinions on everything from sending NZ troops overseas to what presents to buy for Christmas. Getting someone to share their thoughts for publication is never easy. Asking them to do it on camera can be a deal breaker.

So, when we hit the streets of Auckland in late July to find out what people thought about NZ power prices, I was prepared for a long haul. It turned out there was nothing to worry about. Nearly everyone we spoke to wanted to talk about their power bills. On average they were paying about $200 a month during winter. There were a few around $300. The highest was $600!

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 July 20, 2018
We're all about saving you energy and have rounded up the latest solar, climate and energy news so you don't have to.

*Solar and batteries* The largest solar park in Latin America (pictured above) is also the largest outside China and India. It will supply enough electricity to power 1.3 million homes in northern Mexico when it reaches full capacity later this year, reports phys.org

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