Audio from Friday 24 April 2015
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Midday News for 24 April 2015 ( 15′ 05″ )
12:00 Ports of Auckland's chair says he would quit rather than stop the controversial development work. China wants its New Zealand fugitives back.
Xero doubles annual loss ( 1′ 29″ )
12:17 Xero's share price has tumbled after the company almost doubled its annual loss to 69-and-a-half-million dollars, with disappointing progress in North America.
12:18 The chair of the council-owned Ports of Auckland doesn't believe the rivalry with Tauranga is contributing to the debate of how the company should grow.
12:19 Augusta Capital's property portfolio has jumped in value by 4-and-half percent, while occupany rates are up 12 percent.
12:20 Abano Healthcare expects to make a full year loss of up to 1.9 million dollars for the year to May, after selling Aotea Pathology for just one dollar.
Facebook users watch 4 billion videos a day ( 1′ 32″ )
12:22 Facebook's revenue growth has slowed, while higher research and development costs have eaten into its profits.
Midday Markets for 24 April 2015 ( 2′ 34″ )
12:23 For the latest from the markets we're joined by Bryan Shepherd at Macquarie Private Wealth.
Midday Sports News for 24 April 2015 ( 2′ 36″ )
12:26 Ko starts well in defence of her San Francisco golf title.
Midday Rural News for 24 April 2015 ( 9′ 04″ )
12:35 News from the rural and farming sectors.