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Commercial Ventures and the Public purse – #5 – Canterbury University Seeks Bailout As Intake Falls

Canterbury University is pleading for at least another $150 million from the Government as it faces losing almost 20,000 students and $346m in revenue in the next eight years. Based on … Continue reading

November 3, 2011 · Leave a comment

A commercial venture and the public purse

There are a couple of quotes that I’d like to call out in this “the theatre had “not met our audience targets in a very tough economic climate and within … Continue reading

September 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

Funding and Self-Sustaining organizations – the 2011 Edition

I’ve already written on this: https://pdubyah.wordpress.com/2009/09/21/funding-and-self-sustaining-organizations/   From the NZ Herald today : Fashion Week’s opening night was swimming along in champagne until managing director Pieter Stewart burst the bubble … Continue reading

August 31, 2011 · Leave a comment

Build a Bridge – get over it.

  Toll roads are contentious. Nobody want to pay to drive. Driving is a right. Unalienable, god-given right. I can drive anywhere at any time. I can even use my … Continue reading

July 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

Funding and Self-Sustaining organizations

This is the 9th Annual Fashion week in Auckland. But the organizers were saying this year was hard since they found it difficult to come up with funding to stage … Continue reading

September 21, 2009 · 1 Comment

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