Hamilton Hindin Greene director Grant Williamson

Tower stock slumps to 12-year low on extra Canterbury earthquake costs

Thu 8 Sep 6

The company said today it expects to have a $16.2 million hit to its after-tax profit.

Tower Insurance chief executive Richard Harding

Tower shares plunge on news of extra Canterbury quake provisions

Thu 8 Sep

Tower has about 560 claims remaining of the almost 16,000 claims lodged.

Hoyts new cinema site in Christchurch opposite the new bus exchange

Hoyts planning new complex in Christchurch CBD

Sat 27 Aug

Work will start early next year on the new 10,800sq complex.

Rodney Hide

Why it’s easy for others to spend your money


In Christchurch, we have the just-completed Margaret Mahey playground. It cost $41 million. Is that a good use of money? With special feature audio.

Fairfax exploits Canterbury market share to shut out local paper, Chch Star says

Thu 21 Jul 2

Star Media says Fairfax is dominant in Canterbury and uses that position to undercut its competitor. With special feature audio.

Harcourts chief executive Chris Kennedy

Forget Auckland and Christchurch – LVR restrictions are about the provinces

Thu 21 Jul

Instead of relying on the Reserve Bank to control the property market, central government needs to take action – Chris Kennedy. With special feature audio.


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