Lake Taupō has the world’s only nitrogen trading market where farmers operate under a cap.
Environment Minister, Dr Nick Smith announced yesterday that the joint Government and council initiative to reduce nitrogen leaching into Lake Taupō…
Motu is 19th out of 244 non-University affiliated think tanks specialized in the field of climate change economics and policy, according to the International Center for Climate Governance Climate Think Tank Ranking.
The Government spends millions per year on direct subsidies for research and development (R&D) in New Zealand businesses.
New research by Motu Economic and Public Policy Research - a not-for-profit, non-partisan research institute – found that…
Article in the NZ Herald about Arthur Grimes and Marc Reinhardt's forthcoming research into whether increased income makes us happy. It appears that while a pay rise does, the euphoria is short-lived if work colleagues, associates,…
We are very proud to announce that Motu is a finalist in the Supporting Gold category (services and infrastructure) of The Wellington Gold Awards, which honour successful Wellington-based businesses.
We're up against an interesting bunch of…
The media release about the Motu Note, "From Fact to Act: New Zealanders’ Beliefs and Actions on Climate Change" was picked up by several media outlets:
The Science Media Centre
Whale Oil Beef Hooked blog
A strong majority of New Zealanders are concerned about climate change and taking actions that reduce household emissions, according to a recent survey.
Researchers at Motu Economic and Public Policy Research, an independent, not-for-profit research institute,…