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NZ race reform hits hurdles

The Minister of Racing is now taking a more cautious approach to reform of the racing industry after intense lobbying from racing clubs, warnings that the reforms are unworkable and signs from his majority coalition partner that it will not support some of the proposed changes.

14 now charged in race-fixing inquiry

Twelve more charges alleging race fixing have been laid against nine defendants including one new defendant in the New Zealand Police’s race-fixing inquiry. This...

SKYCITY faces Queenstown license dilemma

SKYCITY has a problem in Queenstown, New Zealand’s premier resort town and it knows there are no easy solutions.

SkyCity says international business drives revenue

SkyCity Entertainment says its international business is up 36 percent in the year through to November, though domestic revenue is lagging.

SkyCity Auckland ICC falls further behind schedule

SkyCity’s Auckland International Convention Centre is likely to fall even further behind its already delayed opening date of December next year, the company’s shareholders...

Smaller racing clubs in New Zealand are fighting back

Smaller racing clubs in New Zealand are fighting back against a plan to wind up their clubs, sell the land and transfer the money...

NZ racing shakeup raises industry hackles

Opponents of the sweeping changes proposed for the racing industry in New Zealand are questioning whether the reforms are legally and practically possible.

John Massara

Australian racing authority and author of a government commissioned review into the NZ racing industry

NZ race fixing eleven appear in court

A total of eleven people have now been charged in New Zealand’s harness race fixing scandal and nine of them made appearances in district courts this week. Only one has entered a plea, and all have been remanded on bail to appear again next month.

SkyCity opens doors to gambling help services

SkyCity Casino Auckland has become the first casino in New Zealand to open its doors to gambling help services in order to help problem...

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