MARGIN CALL: Does Tiwai signal rail’s future?

Fri 17 Jul

Recent truck movements show a declining direction for freight transport

Transport Minister Simon Bridges

Editor's Insight: Why KiwiRail is the albatross of the NZ economy

Fri 10 Jul 16

Treasury analysis of the rail network reveals the costs outweigh the benefits


Nevil Gibson discusses his latest Editor's Insight on NBR Radio, and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

Taxpayers’ Union executive director Jordan Williams

Corporate welfare will cost the average household $750 a year

Tue 9 Jun 3

Taxpayers’ Union's Jordan Williams says corporate welfare robs middle class taxpayers to “reward the well-off and politically connected.”


Jason Walls talks about the Taxpayers' Union report on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

Transport Minister Simon Bridges

Budget 2015: Govt warns KiwiRail hundreds of millions in annual support can’t last

Thu 21 May 1

KiwiRail takes the lion' share of $249 million additional transport funding over the next four years.

KiwiRail chief executive Peter Reidy

KiwiRail first half earnings fall 6% on lower coal, logs, dairy volumes; affirms guidance

Mon 2 Mar 3

Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation fell to $35.1 million in the six months ended Dec. 31.

Toll Holdings managing director Brian Kruger

Editor's Insight: Jackpot for Toll equates to NZ taxpayers' losses

Fri 20 Feb 1

Japan Post, a government entity, thinks Toll is worth $A6.5 billion says much about the Australian’s company’s business.


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