Midday Report

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Midday News for 1 July 2015

12:00 PM. Job cuts at the Auckland Council. Auckland's average house price hits a new high.

Decision delay over Tiwai Point

12:18 PM. The owners of the Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter and Meridian Energy have agreed to delay a decision on the plant's future by a month.

The New Zealand dollar has had a bouncy ride

12:19 PM. The New Zealand dollar has declined, but an analyst says it's not due to the Greek crisis.

Auckland's house prices hit new high in June

12:21 PM. Auckland's housing market has hit new records, with the average price breaking $800-thousand for the first time as inventory shrank to its lowest point in more than nine years.

Midday Markets for 1 July 2015

12:24 PM. For the latest from the markets we're joined by Belinda Stanley at Craigs Investment Partners

Midday Sports News for 1 July 2015

12:28 PM. The All Blacks jersey for Rugby World Cup has been unveiled today, taking its influence from the 1905 All Blacks team, The Originals.

Midday Rural News for 1 July 2015

12:35 PM. News from the rural and farming sectors.