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What does Air New Zealand's renounceable rights offer actually mean?

Monday 4th April 2022 | Quintin Jane | R1 News Reporter |

Last week Air New Zealand announced that it would be beginning the largest capital-raising endeavor in the history of the company, setting out to raise over $2 billion NZD, to support the company as it repays its debts, and ramps up operations with the border reopening.


Quintin Jane spoke to Professor Helen Roberts from the Department of Finance at the University of Otago, to break down what the announcement really means.


Off to Market: Rāmere Friday 1st April

Friday 1st April 2022 | Amiria Pianta-Price | R1 News Reporter |

Amiria Pianta-Price catches up with Otago Farmers Market General Manager Michele Driscoll about what's good at the market this week.

Business as Usual: Minimum wage rises to $21.20

Friday 1st April 2022 | Amiria Pianta-Price | R1 News Reporter |

This week for Business as Usual, Economics Lecturer Trent Smith joins Amiria Pianta-Price to discuss the impact of the new minimum wage of $21.20.