Sky Network Television has signed a conditional five-year
deal to secure broadcast rights to the New Zealand Rugby
Union and Sanzar unions for an undisclosed amount, a deal it
could not afford to lose.
An upbeat report from Restaurant Brands excited interest from
investors yesterday, with the company's share price rising
1.71% on strong volume.
Higher claims in the year ended June substantially reduced
the profit reported by Accident Compensation Corporation but
the government entity still managed a surplus of $2.1 billion
in the period.
Invercargill MP Sarah Dowie yesterday delivered her maiden
speech in Parliament, which contained more than a hint of
sadness but also sense of determination.
The New Zealand Superannuation Fund reported a negative
return in September, down 0.4%, but is still providing an
annual return of more than 17% on its investments.
Clutha-Southland MP Todd Barclay is New Zealand's youngest MP
and represents the country's largest general electorate but
none of that is hampering his ambitions for provincial New
Thousands of workers were at risk of losing their meal and
rest breaks if the Government pressed ahead with changes to
employment laws, Labour Party labour spokesman Andrew Little
New Zealand's annual net migration rose to a record in
September, beating government forecasts, and economists
predict it will rise further in the first half of next year.
The faith Port Otago management placed in Christchurch-based
Jade Software to design a freight-handling system for the
port continues to pay dividends 21 years later.
Prime Minister John Key last month made tackling child
poverty a top priority but yesterday, the issue was barely
mentioned in his agenda for the next three years.
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