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TVNZ will need Crown support if revenue keeps shrinking

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 20:22:12 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 10 (BusinessDesk) - The Treasury advised the previous administration to think deeply about its ownership of commercial broadcaster Television New Zealand, which will need a Crown lifeline if the collapse in advertising revenue continues. More >>

John Campbell – International Presenter of the Year

Thu, 2 Nov 2017 13:22:34 +1300 | Radio New Zealand

RNZ National’s Checkpoint presenter, John Campbell, has won the 2017 AIB International Presenter of the Year Award. The announcement was made this morning (NZ time) at a gala dinner held by the Association of International Broadcasters (AIB) in London.More >>

RNZ Launches Audio-Visual Children’s Content

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 17:27:17 +1300 | Radio New Zealand

In a first-ever three-way creative collaboration with a major publisher, and an international children’s author and illustrator, RNZ’s Treasure Chest enters the amazing world of animated books for children with an absolutely irresistible moving book. More >>

Judgment: Southern Response Class Action

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 17:07:56 +1300 | NZ Court of Appeal

This summary is provided to assist in the understanding of the Court’s judgment. It does not comprise part of the reasons for that judgment. The full judgment with reasons is the only authoritative document. The full text of the judgment and reasons ...More >>

Thomson Medal latest accolade in string of successes

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:46:58 +1300 | Cawthron Institute

Cawthron Institute Chief Executive Professor Charles Eason CRSNZ has been awarded the Thomson Medal by the Royal Society Te Apārangi. The Thomson Medal is awarded for outstanding contributions to the organisation, support, and application of science ...More >>

E Tū Commends NZ Post on Paxster Safety Moves

Mon, 9 Oct 2017 10:26:11 +1300 | E Tu

E tū says it welcomes the safety-first response by NZ Post to a problem with its fleet of Paxster vehicles, which are used to deliver mail and parcels. More >>

KiwiRail wins supreme Excellence in Business Support Award

Thu, 5 Oct 2017 14:09:47 +1300 | KiwiRail

KiwiRail’s resilience and ability to adapt to disruption saw it take home the supreme award at the AUT Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards last night. More >>

Total NZ Radio New Zealand Audience Measurement

Thu, 5 Oct 2017 13:24:29 +1300 | GfK

Auckland, October 5th, 2017 – Results of the Total New Zealand 2017 Radio New Zealand Measurement Survey 3 conducted by GfK were released today at 1pm. More >>

691,600 New Zealanders now tune to RNZ

Thu, 5 Oct 2017 13:19:47 +1300 | Radio New Zealand

Over 691,000 people are now tuning in to RNZ’s radio stations in an average week – the highest figure ever recorded. More >>

Radio New Zealand board appointment

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 17:11:49 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced the appointment of experienced Wellington businessman Mike (MOD) O’Donnell to the board of Radio New Zealand.More >>

CORRECT: KiwiRail's net loss widens

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 18:36:17 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 25 (BusinessDesk) - KiwiRail, the state-owned rail and freight operator, said its full year net loss widened while the operating surplus sank by almost a third due to the impact of the Kaikoura earthquake in November.More >>

KiwiRail's net loss widens and operating surplus falls

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 17:49:14 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 25 (BusinessDesk) - KiwiRail, the state-owned rail and freight operator, said its full year net loss widened while the operating surplus sank by almost a third due to the impact of the Kaikoura earthquake in November.More >>

Kiwibank chief Paul Brock to depart at the end of the year

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 16:50:08 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Kiwbank chief executive Paul Brock will leave the state-owned lender at the end of the year, ending seven years in charge of the country's fifth biggest bank. More >>

Transpower to pay $165 mln dividend to Crown

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:14:42 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Transpower, the state-owned national grid operator, kept its $165 million dividend payment to the government largely unchanged after a year of cutting costs saw a small increase in underlying earnings. More >>

Transpower releases 2016/17 annual result

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:07:41 +1200 | Transpower

Transpower New Zealand today released its annual results for the 2016/17 financial year. Revenue increased to $1,061.1 million, up 3% from 2015/16. The increase was a result of uplifts to the inputs used in the calculation of our allowable transmission ...More >>

Contact looks to tighten market after 'crappy quarter'

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 20:32:38 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 14 (BusinessDesk) - Contact Energy is looking to tighten electricity supply, saying it will seek better prices for roughly half a terawatt hour of its total annual generation either from commercial and industrial customers, wholesale spot market ...More >>

Sale of Reefton Assets

Tue, 8 Aug 2017 16:41:32 +1200 | Solid Energy NZ

Solid Energy has today completed the sale of its remaining Reefton assets to Moore Mining Ltd. The sale comprises the Reddale and Burkes Creek mining operations near Reefton, with the associated coal washery and plant and equipment.More >>

NZ Post to Pilot Multi-Brand Subscription Parcel Service

Mon, 7 Aug 2017 11:52:39 +1200 | NZ Post

NZ Post is about to launch a trial for a new delivery service for Kiwi online shoppers, called Shipmate. More >>

Crown Irrigation Invests $815,000 in Manuherikia Water

Wed, 2 Aug 2017 09:16:36 +1200 | Crown Irrigation Investments

2 August 2017 - Crown Irrigation Investments Ltd. (Crown Irrigation) has agreed to provide development grant funding of $815,000 for remaining Manuherikia Water Project pre-feasibility phase investigations. More >>

Railway man’s bravery honoured

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 16:53:47 +1200 | KiwiRail

Railway man’s bravery honoured A plaque honouring the courage of railway man Corporal Leslie Andrew has been unveiled today at Wellington Railway Station by KiwiRail Chief Executive Peter Reidy, The Rail Heritage Trust and Corporal Willie Apiata VC. Corporal ...More >>


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