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On The Money: Air NZ's feeding frenzy, Kerry Prendergast's movie date, and more

Pattrick Smellie
Sat, 02 Jul 2022

On The Money: Air NZ's feeding frenzy, Kerry Prendergast's movie date, and more
Air NZ staff welcome guests to the annual Beehive event, watched by self-confessed stroganoff fan, Grant Robertson (Image: BusinessDesk)
Pattrick Smellie
Sat, 02 Jul 2022
Food fightAir New Zealand may be projecting a loss of about $750 million for the June year, but the show must go on, particularly when that show is the legendary annual drinks function at Parliament, where the national carrier’s tradition of making a splash needed to be upheld.All the more so when the event held last Tuesday was the first since the covid-19 pandemic. We’re sure the cost of converting this rather strange and cavernous half-a-hoop space into a more intimate and arresting venue was probably no more than a rounding erro...

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