The statutory body that offers betting services to residents in New Zealand, TAB New Zealand, released its trading update covering the performance in August this year. TAB Gross Betting Revenue in August Down on Budget by 6% Acknowledging the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and continuing soft economic conditions, the
Food and beverage workers of New Zealand’s Unite union walked off the job at SkyCity Hamilton casino calling for a living wage, and salarial parity with their Auckland colleagues, as reported by Unite organizer Joe Carolan. SkyCity has expressed its disappointment in the union’s strike action before going to mediation.
Auckland exited a pandemic lockdown after more than 100 days on Friday, and businesses reopened their doors to the public. From casinos to nightclubs and cafes received customers again, moving to a new “traffic light system” based on each area’s level of exposure to COVID-19 and vaccination rates. Being the