Audio from Friday 27 February 2015
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Midday News for 27 February 2015 ( 15′ 54″ )
12:00 A major Auckland shopping mall evacuated and the military deployment to Iraq expected to be top of the agenda when John Key meets his Australian counterpart in Auckland.
Building consents fall in January ( 1′ 07″ )
12:17 One economist says the second successive month of falls in the number of consents for new houses and apartments is surprising, particularly in the accelerating Auckland housing market.
12:19 Transpower will lift its interim dividend to the Government by a quarter to 75.2 million dollars.
Delegat's first-half net profit fell 45% ( 1′ 09″ )
12:21 Delegat's first-half net profit has fallen 45 percent, dragged down by falls in asset values, though the underlying result rose 2 percent.
12:23 Vista Group's full-year profit is down 30 percent on the year earlier, but is up 17 percent on its prospectus forecast.
Midday Markets for 27 February 2015 ( 2′ 12″ )
12:25 For the latest from the markets we're joined by Belinda Stanley at Craigs Investment Partners.
Midday Sports News for 27 February 2015 ( 2′ 40″ )
12:26 Lydia Ko forfeits money and ranking points to play the New Zealand Open.
Midday Rural News for 27 February 2015 ( 8′ 07″ )
12:35 News from the rural and farming sectors.