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Takeover of Lyttelton Port Shares Completed

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:25:13 +1300 | Christchurch City Holdings Limited

Christchurch City Holdings Limited (CCHL) has today completed the acquisition of the remaining shares in Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) with the conclusion of the compulsory acquisition process.More >>

Come Clean on Agenda for TVNZ

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:19:48 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Prime Minister John Key must state today whether the government is prettying up Television New Zealand for sale now or in the future, says New Zealand First. More >>

Disappointed with TVNZ move to outsource programmes

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:41:56 +1300 | Pacific Island Media Association

The move by TVNZ to outsource production of its Maorl and Pacific programmes is catastrophic for the communities it serves in New Zealand and the region. More >>

Outsourcing production provides increased transparency

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:34:18 +1300 | Te Mangai Paho

Te Māngai Pāho Chief Executive John Bishara says TVNZ’s decision to outsource Māori programme production from next year would further increase contestability and transparency in the allocation of public broadcasting funding, which is a key ...More >>

No Problem for Henare & Jones, But “No Way” for Harawira

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:51:29 +1300 | Mana Party

“Just before the election I broke the story about the gutting of Maori Television’s News and Current Affairs department by MTS’ new CEO Paora Maxwell. I pointed out that Carol Hirschfeld and Julian Wilcox, two of the country’s most experienced ...More >>

Party concerned about TVNZ intentions for Māori programming

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:28:57 +1300 | The Maori Party

The Māori Party has responded to today’s shock announcement that with the exception of Te Karere, TVNZ intends to outsource production of all its Māori and Pacific programmes from next year.More >>

What next for TVNZ? Outsourcing the news?

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:15:40 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

Television New Zealand’s decision to outsource Māori and Pacific programming is a real blow to the notion that our state broadcaster is a public broadcaster, says Labour.More >>

Maori and Pacific Programme Production

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:35:05 +1300 | TVNZ

TVNZ has today announced its intention to invite independent producers to take on production of all its Maori and Pacific programmes from next year, with the exception of Te Karere.More >>

CORRECT: ACC FY profit more than halves as claims mount

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:11:59 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Accident Compensation Corp, the state-owned accident insurer, reported a 57 percent drop in annual profit after it faced more claims than anticipated, and as its investment portfolio returns missed expectations.More >>

Gordon Campbell on Pharmac, Gough Whitlam and Sleater-Kinney

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:13:27 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

Ridiculous reported comments on RNZ this morning by Trade Minister Tim Groser, as he sought to dampen down concerns about yesterday’s leaked draft of the IP chapter of ther Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations.More >>

Transfield Worley wins $20 mln annual contract from Genesis

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:30:06 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 15 (BusinessDesk) - Transfield Worley Power Services won a $20 million annual maintenance contract with Genesis Energy, New Zealand's largest power retailer, which is trying to cut costs by 10 percent.More >>

Landcorp cuts 2015 earnings forecast on lower dairy prices

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 18:00:21 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Landcorp Farming, New Zealand's largest corporate farmer, cut its forecast for 2015 earnings for a second time, citing weaker milk prices. More >>

CBB Cautiously Welcomes New Minister of Broadcasting

Thu, 9 Oct 2014 16:42:59 +1300 | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

The Coalition for Better Broadcasting cautiously welcomes the appointment of Amy Adams as the new Minister of Broadcasting. More >>

Pushpay signs deal with NZ Post for text messaging service

Tue, 7 Oct 2014 11:54:56 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 7 (BusinessDesk) - Pushpay Holdings, the mobile payment app developer, has signed a deal with New Zealand Post Group to manage its SMS communications with clients through Pushpay subsidiary, Run The Red. More >>

MetService annual profit slips on higher tax bill

Mon, 6 Oct 2014 14:53:40 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 6 (BusinessDesk) - Meterological Service of New Zealand, the state-owned weather bureau, reported a 5.6 percent drop in annual profit as a bigger tax bill and higher costs from its new acquisition weighed on earnings.More >>

SkyCity hotel just another dodgy part of SkyCity deal

Fri, 3 Oct 2014 12:02:03 +1300 | Green Party

The New Zealand public have once again been deceived by National and SkyCity regarding the cost of the International Convention Centre deal, the Green Party said today. More >>

NZ Post launches Tmall Global web store

Fri, 3 Oct 2014 11:24:46 +1300 | New Zealand Post

The first New Zealand companies have opened for business with a new storefront on Alibaba Group’s hugely popular Tmall Global internet shopping website. More >>

Is this really necessary?

Fri, 3 Oct 2014 11:16:55 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

No one denies chief executives should be well paid for their skills and experience, but it is the efforts of all employees which contribute to company profits, Labour’s Acting Leader David Parker says.More >>

Gordon Campbell on Lyttleton executive pay, and more TPP

Fri, 3 Oct 2014 10:48:36 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

It isn’t often that one story can encapsulate (a) the bogus rhetoric used to justify sky-high pay packages for top executives, (b) the unequal way that workers are rewarded for their efforts, and (c) the threat that outsourcing can pose to workplace health ...More >>

Airport board chair announces end of tenure

Thu, 2 Oct 2014 13:59:12 +1300 | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua developer Ray Cook will resign his position as chairman of the Rotorua Regional Airport Limited board in November. More >>


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