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Council of Trade Unions national president Richard Wagstaff describes the NZ Bus contract as “a new benchmark in Auckland on wages and work practices for the industry.”

The magic of markets (and why fair pay awards aren't needed)


Analysis: Shutting bus drivers out of negotiations to fix their wages has unleashed forces in the labour market. 

NZ Bus chairman and Infratil executive Kevin Baker confirms NZ Bus is still evaluating the prototype it’s developing with Los Angeles-based WrightSpeed.

Infratil eyes NZ Bus options after it drops 30% of business

Wed 7 Feb 9

Strategic review will decide whether to sell, merge – or take up some as-yet-unknown option.

NZ Bus chief executive Zane Fulljames says electric vehicles "will be a key focus now the contracting process in Auckland and Wellington has concluded."

Infratil's NZ Bus concludes Wellington negotiations

Thu 25 Jan 1

It has secured five long-term contracts in Wellington.

Infratil chief executive Marko Bogoievski said "Winning tenders appear to have been based on the operators paying lower wages"

Infratil seeks details of government's infrastructure plans

Wed 15 Nov 1

Infratil said the Labour Party-led government "has something of a clean sheet on many policy areas."

Infratil chief executive Marko Bogoievski says the work of restructuring Infratil’s investments over the past few years is starting to pay off

Infratil promises material capital gains are on the horizon

Fri 10 Nov

Infratil’s investments are positioned to benefit from long-term favourable trends.

NZ Bus chief executive Zane Fulljames said the contracts were worth about $1 billion with an average term of nine years

Infratil's NZ Bus completes Auckland deal

Wed 25 Oct 1

But it still expects business to shrink.


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