MSD extends contact centre hours due to Christchurch tragedy
The Ministry of Social Development has extended its
contact centre hours today from 8am to 8pm to provide
support for people dealing with the tragic events in
"We are working with people to see how we
can help with their immediate needs and with one off
payments such as food grants, medical fees and
prescriptions. We can also help with on-going needs. Please
contact us if you need help," says Liz Jones, Acting Deputy
Chief Executive, Service Delivery.
The MSD contact centre
phone number is 0800 559
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Mediaworks: Three to be sold or closed
MediaWorks has today announced that it intends to sell MediaWorks TV as well as its Flower Street property which includes its television head office and studios.
The intention is for MediaWorks to sell the television side of the business while retaining ownership of radio and QMS. The Flower Street property will also be put up for sale with a lease back option for a buyer to continue to operate television from that location.
MediaWorks Chairman Jack Matthews said that MediaWorks is committed to continuing to grow its business in New Zealand while recognising that free-to-air television operates in a challenging environment. More>>