Subscribe today - find out more
Why you should consider BusinessDesk
Media

Stuff boss calls for NZ social media news code

Daniel Dunkley
Mon, 01 Mar 2021

Sinead Boucher hopes the progress made with the social media companies across the Tasman will prompt NZ ministers to take action.
Daniel Dunkley
Mon, 01 Mar 2021
Stuff owner and chief executive Sinead Boucher has called on the New Zealand government to follow Australia’s lead and impose a news code on US tech giants.Australia’s new law, designed to force social media and tech platforms to pay for news content, has brought Google and Facebook to the negotiating table in recent weeks, marking a radical shift in the country’s publishing landscape.Boucher hopes the progress made with the tech companies across the Tasman will prompt NZ ministers to take action, and address the imbalance bet...

Use the information you’ve already given Google to create your subscription.

Not convinced yet?

Subscribe to our Daily News Update free newsletter.

Markets
Air NZ pushes ahead with mandatory staff vaccination
Paul McBeth | Fri, 24 Sep 2021

CEO Greg Foran says delta risks convinced airline it needed to protect staff with vaccines.

Technology FREE
Digital kiwis for charity an instant hit
Henry Burrell | Fri, 24 Sep 2021

A Christchurch IT worker is selling unique digital kiwi birds and donating some of the proceeds to charity. 

Finance
Investors challenge ruling on Halifax valuation
Michael Andrew | Fri, 24 Sep 2021

Investors argue they should get a slice of the increased returns generated from keeping their positions in the bust company open.

Sponsored
Demand driven change an easier route to carbon reduction

Taking a demand-driven approach to carbon reduction will naturally bring us into line with government targets.

Sponsored
Kiwi security technology leading the world

Businesses must take advantage of our home-grown, world-leading, internationally-valued cyber defence systems to manage risk.