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Utilise executive director Simon Young

Businesses could get better power deal as El Nino swoops in

Fri 31 Jul 4

But not all power retailers agree on the impact.

Origin managing director Grant King

Some milestones to go before Contact in play, sources say

Mon 20 Jul

Tiwai smelter deadline and full year results still to come for Contact.


Tim Hunter talks about Contact Energy on NBR Radio and on demand via MyNBR Radio.

NZ Aluminium Smelters chief executive Gretta Stephens

Smelter strikes 'poor-me' posture but no hints yet on whether it’s staying or closing

Wed 1 Jul

NZAS is one of the most operationally efficient smelters in the world but pays one of the highest prices for power, NZAS's Gretta Stephens said.


Jenny Ruth talks about Tiwai Point on NBR Radio, and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

Nikko Asset Management senior portfolio manager James Lindsay

'Big week' for power sector as prices dampen further

Tue 30 Jun

Declining foreign ownership of NZ equities and the unknown future of the Tiwai Point smelter are depressing power company stocks.

Harbour Asset Management director Craig Stent

NBR readers weigh in on how Origin should sell Contact Energy

Thu 11 Jun

This follows more speculation the Australian-based power company is planning on selling its 53% stake in Contact.

Origin managing director Grant King

Origin Energy says it remains committed to Contact

Tue 9 Jun 1

Contact fell 8.4% to $5.57 yesterday as the shares went ex dividend ahead of the $367 million June 23 payout.


Jenny Ruth talks about Contact Energy on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.


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