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Govt to sell up to 49% of Genesis

Finance Minister Bill English (Rob Hosking)

40% of the power company will be available through the institutional and broker bookbuild, which opens tomorrow, and 9% mum-and-dad NZ investors through a general offer that opens on Saturday.

No joy for left from referendum result

Green Party leader Russel Norman: govt should now cancel asset sales

English claims victory, of sorts, as referendum voters say no to asset sales

Finance Minister Bill English (TV3)

Spin from both sides as the provision result is revealed in the $9 million special ballot. 

SUBSCRIBER-ONLY POLL RESULT: Should the government be selling down its share in Air NZ before the referendum?

Colin Craig says Air NZ selldown makes sense - but iffy on wider privatisation

Colin Craig

Conservative Party leader's line on asset sales closer to Greens-Labour, NZ First than National. He explains his stance:

Air NZ sell-down underway - English

Flying high?

UPDATED: Government to sell 20% of Air NZ, trimming its stake to 53%, beating referendum | Airline requests trading halt | Partial sale will raise $363 million at Friday's closing price.