Opinion

Bingo-getters and goners: who defaults wins

David Chaplin
Wed, 07 Apr 2021

David Chaplin
Wed, 07 Apr 2021
GETS is the go-to online auction platform for dispensing public funds.The centralised government procurement website breaks down all those high-level political spending promises into detailed project pitches that range from the mundane to the mysterious.At the end of March, for example, the New Zealand Lotteries Commission closed off a tender for a new “Bingo platform and Games”.Apparently, the current government-owned gambling suite of “Lotto, Powerball and Strike, Keno and Bullseye draw-based games, as well as over 39 instan...

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

Not convinced yet?

Subscribe to our Daily News Update free newsletter.

Opinion
How can we encourage property investors to pivot into tech?
Peter Griffin | Thu, 15 Apr 2021

Existing property investors may look to put an increasing portion of their wealth into other asset classes and that’s an opportunity for cash-hungry tech companies and the venture funds that can invest in tech on their behalf. 

Opinion FREE
Failure to enforce face masks a ticking time bomb
Jacques Steenkamp | Thu, 15 Apr 2021

While the risk of another lockdown is growing, dozens of people are continuing to ignore the mandatory requirement to wear face masks on public transport.

Coronavirus
Govt flying blind on unknown number of MIQ workers
Pattrick Smellie | Wed, 14 Apr 2021

More than a year on from border closures, there is still no single source of truth about border and MIQ worker covid testing, or the total numbers of workers involved.

Partner Content
Highlights from the New Zealand company earnings season

The February earnings season has provided a snapshot of the impact covid-19 has had on different sectors over the last six months and expectations for the year ahead.

Sponsored
Now’s the time to ask hard questions on our future land use

How can we work together to strengthen our economy and support Kiwis to prosper while protecting our natural environment and our climate.