The potential $30m lawsuit was allegedly dropped 12 months before minister wrote cabinet paper.
Finance Minister Bill English joins political editor Rob Hosking and reporter Nathan Smith in NBR Radio’s studio, to discuss Budget 2015 and the reaction to it on NBR Radio and on demand via MyNBR Radio.
As the second wave of rural broadband funding goes up for grabs – taking total spend on the rural rollout to more than half a billion – a fight breaks out over accountability, plus fees for sharing cell towers | Adams releases new RBI uptake figure.
Chris Keall talks about rural broadband on NBR Radio, and on demand on MyNBR Radio.
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare shares rose more than 6% after the company beat its own earning forecast.
Jenny Ruth talks about Fisher & Paykel Healthcare on NBR Radio, and on demand on MyNBR Radio.
Claims RMA, land transport and local government legislation are WOMADS – Weapons of Mass Administrative Delay – and eroding economic growth.
Rob Hosking breaks down the political and economic week that was on NBR Radio, and on demand on MyNBR Radio.
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The requests raise "issues of trust and confidence" in council processes and issues about how council officers participate in these processes, the audit office says.