New Zealand predictions for 2030

Read 19 predictions about New Zealand in 2030, a year that will see this country experience significant change in its politics, economics, technology, culture, and environment. It’s your future, discover what you’re in for.

International relations predictions for New Zealand in 2030

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Politics predictions for New Zealand in 2030

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Government predictions for New Zealand in 2030

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Economy predictions for New Zealand in 2030

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Technology predictions for New Zealand in 2030

Technology related predictions to impact New Zealand in 2030 include:

  • This year, 80 percent of car imports in New Zealand are electric.1

Culture predictions for New Zealand in 2030

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Defense predictions for in 2030

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Infrastructure predictions for New Zealand in 2030

Infrastructure related predictions to impact New Zealand in 2030 include:

  • The light rail line from the CBD to the airport is complete and ready for use this year.1
  • New Zealand becomes one of the lowest-ranked countries in terms of geopolitical power this year; according to an index ranking 25 countries in Asia, New Zealand now ranks ~22 out of 25 nations, slipping from 12th position in 2018.1
  • New Zealand and Australia will slip in power by 2030 according to Lowy Institute Asia Power Index.Vote on this forecast
  • Light rail from Auckland CBD to airport 'absolutely' finished by 2030 - transport minister Phil Twyford.Vote on this forecast

Environment predictions for New Zealand in 2030

Environment related predictions to impact New Zealand in 2030 include:

  • Methane gases, primarily emitted by New Zealand's agriculture industry, have been reduced by 10 percent this year compared to 2019 levels.1
  • New Zealand reduces its total greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent this year, compared to 2005 levels.1
  • Genesis Energy, a major New Zealand electricity generation, natural gas, and LPG retailing company, phases out coal completely by this year.1
  • Auckland's Waiheke Island becomes free of fossil fuels as of this year.1
  • New Zealand develops onshore recycling for its waste this year.1

Science predictions for New Zealand in 2030

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Health predictions for New Zealand in 2030

Health related predictions to impact New Zealand in 2030 include:

  • New Zealand reduces rates of death and severe injuries from road accidents by 40 percent compared to 2018 figures.1
  • New Zealand vets stop the routine use of antibiotics in animals this year.1

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January 7, 2022. Last updated January 7, 2020.

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