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KiwiRail – falling off the tracks, again

Brian Gaynor
Sat, 27 Nov 2021

KiwiRail – falling off the tracks, again
Greg Miller earned more than $1m a year, rejected the allegations, but stepped down anyway. (Image: supplied)
Brian Gaynor
Sat, 27 Nov 2021
This article has been republished. It was first published in November. KiwiRail is back in the headlines after the sudden resignation of CEO Greg Miller and the upcoming strike by the Rail and Maritime Transport Union.The railroad operator, which has been a constant disappointment, is one of our most important State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs).Largest SOEs by total assets$ million AssetsRevenueNPATTranspower NZ6,163916157NZ Railways Corp3,803--KiwiRail2,38870942Landcorp Farming1,97525029NZ Post1,74998632Airways Corp3561485Kordia183123(47)Asur...

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