This month's fight added $3550 to Invercargill’s economy for every second Mr Parker was in the ring.
Jason Walls breaks down the week's biggest news in macroeconomics on NBR Radio, and on demand on MyNBR Radio.
The currency is now 6% below where the Reserve Bank expected: that is going to mean higher imported inflation than anticipated.
It is too soon to say Labour is looking like an alternative government but for the first time in years it is looking like an alternative opposition.
Rob Hosking breaks down the political and economic week that was on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.