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On the Money: Harbinger of a lockdown, Spark, Adrian Littlewood, and more

Rebecca Stevenson
Sat, 21 Aug 2021

On the Money: Harbinger of a lockdown, Spark, Adrian Littlewood, and more
Wherefore art thou, prime minister? NZTE boss Peter Chrisp was the guest of honour as Shott opened its new plant. (Image: Supplied)
Rebecca Stevenson
Sat, 21 Aug 2021
Welcome to On the Money, our weekly column on money and the people making it.Shott in the darkWas this the first sign a lockdown was imminent? Prime minister Jacinda Ardern had been touted as the guest of honour as Shott Beverages opened its new Auckland factory on Tuesday. Of course, in the end she didn’t make it. “Sadly,” Shott co-founder Simon Louisson said, "[Ardern] had other slightly more important things to attend to yesterday arvo.”That other engagement was making the decision to place th...

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