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NZME managing editor Shayne Currie

Private Bin

Fri 22 Apr

The Reserve Bank’s decision to axe lock-ups for journalists after someone on the Mediaworks news team broke their word and sneaked the decision out ahead of the embargo has its ironies

New Zealand International Convention Centre (Artist's Rendition)

Government convention centre spin – you be the judge

Fri 6 Mar 1

Examples of obfuscation abound.

Steven Joyce at Sunday's briefing (RNZ): ""I've indicated that changes in the order of around 10% would not cause the Crown too much concern, but beyond that it would"

SkyCity: a win-win-lose deal

Mon 16 Feb 25

New convention centre pact a win for SkyCity and the politicians, a lose for NZ.

An artist's impression of the SkyCity convention centre

Close to corruption

Fri 13 Feb 60

OPINION: The origins of this fiasco lie in the close private relationship established between politicians and SkyCity in the mid 2000s. 

SkyCity chief executive Nigel Morrison (Nevil Gibson)

Politics: Purple Haze over SkyCity deal

Thu 12 Feb 2

SkyCity executives have badly misread the politics of their deal with the government.

SkyCity chief executive Nigel Morrison (Nevil Gibson)

SkyCity talks on convention centre, reputation ads

Wed 11 Feb

SkyCity’s local branding costs are high as it battles image problems, compounded by taxpayer opposition at having to foot the bill for a convention centre no-one seems to really want.


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