5:00 PM.Solid Energy is in urgent talks with its bankers. The Prime Minister is forced to back down over a Sky City convention centre claim and a large scrub fire in Wellington is being treated as suspicious.
5:07 PM.The country's biggest coal miner is in upheaval, entering urgent talks with its bankers over its debt crisis and looking at restructuring again though it cut hundreds of jobs just recently. Audio
5:38 PM.Mighty River Power, which is the first cab off the rank in the Government's partial assets sales programme, has quadrupled its half year profit and it will pay the government a dividend of 67 million… Read moreAudio
5:48 PM.The Government is refusing to give a portion of the valuable broadcasting spectrum to Maori claimants; The Communications Minister, Amy Adams, says the Government is still committed to protecting… Read moreAudio
6:40 PM.A statistical snapshot of New Zealand in 2012, paints a grim picture for construction and manufacturing, with more than 40-thousand jobs being shed in those sectors in the past five years. Audio
6:48 PM.The Government is refusing to give a portion of the valuable broadcasting spectrum to Maori claimants; The Maori Party says the decision no to supply Maori groups with a portion of the broadcasting… Read moreAudio