ON THE MONEY: Eric Watson, Pushpay, Vodafone and more

Victoria Young
Sat, 25 Jul 2020

Victoria Young
Sat, 25 Jul 2020
Welcome to On the Money, BusinessDesk’s weekly column on money and the people making it. Bargain buys Kiwi collectors might have managed a bargain now that liquidators have started selling off Eric Watson’s artworks. On the Money has learnt several works from Kiwi artists including Colin McCahon, Shane Cotton and Dick Frizzell have been sold as part of KPMG liquidator Vivian Fatupaito’s quest to get cash for creditors. We can also report that a guitar purportedly signed by Pink Floyd has been sold, although liqu...
Primary Sector
China trade fears unmatched by good alternatives: report
Pattrick Smellie | Wed, 05 Aug 2020

Fears that New Zealand is overly reliant on trading with China ignore that there are few more attractive markets for many of the country's major exports, says a report by economic consultancy Sens...

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SFO-directed raid complicates Spark claim
Victoria Young | Wed, 05 Aug 2020

An accused co-conspirator has complained a Serious Fraud Office-ordered raid on his home has meant he can't comply with disclosure orders in a case brought by Spark New Zealand.  The telco claims t...

Primary Sector
Farmers to get $122m in fertiliser cheques
Brent Melville | Wed, 05 Aug 2020

Fertiliser heavyweights Ballance Agri-Nutrients and Ravensdown have fought their way through the covid-19 response, kicking back rebates of $54 million and $68 million respectively to farmer-sharehold...

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