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SkyCity exec resigns
19 Dec 2022   /

SkyCity exec resigns

SkyCity Entertainment Group’s Claire Walker has resigned and will step down from the role of chief people and culture officer at the end of March 2023 to pursue a new career opportunity.


SkyCity warns potential Adelaide casino penalty may be “material”
8 Dec 2022   /

SkyCity warns potential Adelaide casino penalty may be “material”

Financial crime regulator AUSTRAC launched civil proceedings on Wednesday against SkyCity Adelaide for allegedly breaching anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws.


SkyCity secures US$125m in debt facilities
7 Nov 2022  

SkyCity secures US$125m in debt facilities

SkyCity Entertainment Group Limited has entered into an agreement with two of its existing United States private placement holders to secure additional financing.


SkyCity: Strong start to FY23 as earnings beat pre-Covid
28 Oct 2022  

SkyCity: Strong start to FY23 as earnings beat pre-Covid

The Auckland-based operator is holding its virtual annual meeting of shareholders today, positive about the tourism recovery but cautious about the rest of the fiscal year given the global economic uncertainty.


Sky Tower light pollution contributing to seabird injuries – study
19 Oct 2022  

Sky Tower light pollution contributing to seabird injuries – study

Light pollution from Auckland’s Sky Tower and central business district are contributing to injuries and deaths of seabirds, according to a new study.


SkyCity appoints Malta MD to senior leadership team
13 Sep 2022   /

SkyCity appoints Malta MD to senior leadership team

SkyCity Entertainment Group has appointed Steve Salmon to its senior leadership team.


SkyCity, Unite Union stoush continues
12 Sep 2022   /

SkyCity, Unite Union stoush continues

Unite Union members took strike action against SkyCity Entertainment Group on Saturday in efforts to improve pay conditions for security, hotel housekeepers and cleaning staff at the company.


SkyCity strikes deal with E tū workers’ union
9 Sep 2022   /

SkyCity strikes deal with E tū workers’ union

SkyCity and worker’s union E tū have struck a collective pay deal that will see staff paid the living wage of $23.65 an hour after they have completed a year’s service.


SkyCity falls to $34m loss, notes strong post-lockdown performance
25 Aug 2022  

SkyCity falls to $34m loss, notes strong post-lockdown performance

SkyCity Entertainment Group fell to a $33.6m net loss for the year to June 2022, down 121.6% from last year’s reported net profit of $155.8m. The Auckland-based casino and hotel MORE »


SkyCity scraps Queenstown hotel plans, puts $18m land up for sale
22 Aug 2022   /

SkyCity scraps Queenstown hotel plans, puts $18m land up for sale

The operator abandons its proposal for a luxury hotel and new VIP casino on the banks of Lake Whakatipu.


SkyCity holds open day to fill 500 vacancies
19 Aug 2022   /

SkyCity holds open day to fill 500 vacancies

SkyCity is hosting an employment open day in Auckland today as it looks to fill more than 500 vacancies across the business.


SkyCity offers up to 6% pay rise
5 Aug 2022   /

SkyCity offers up to 6% pay rise

SkyCity has offered a pay rise of between 4% to 6% in its latest round of negotiations with Unite Union.


Sky Tower turns 25
3 Aug 2022   /

Sky Tower turns 25

Auckland’s Sky Tower will celebrate its 25th birthday today with a light show at 7:25pm.


SkyCity Auckland Community Trust open for applications
2 Aug 2022  

SkyCity Auckland Community Trust open for applications

SkyCity Auckland Community Trust is open for applications from Northland and Auckland community groups committed to working with young people.


IHG latest hotel group to pay living wage – Unite
1 Aug 2022   /

IHG latest hotel group to pay living wage – Unite

IHG has agreed to pay the living wage to all of its employees as a result of collective bargaining with Unite Union, but SkyCity remains stubborn.


Sky Tower celebrates 25 years with August events
22 Jul 2022   /

Sky Tower celebrates 25 years with August events

The Sky Tower is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a range of events and exhibitions during August.


SkyCity Adelaide to cooperate with inquiry
5 Jul 2022   /

SkyCity Adelaide to cooperate with inquiry

South Australian gaming regulator Consumer and Business Services has launched a review of SkyCity Adelaide’s casino operations.


SkyCity eyes up Australian directors
20 Jun 2022   /

SkyCity eyes up Australian directors

SkyCity Entertainment Group is appointing two Australian non-executive directors to its board.


SkyCity to light up Sky Tower for Matariki
20 Jun 2022   /

SkyCity to light up Sky Tower for Matariki

Auckland’s Sky Tower will be lit up in the colours of Matariki this week.


SkyCity forecasts falls in normalised profit, earnings
14 Jun 2022  

SkyCity forecasts falls in normalised profit, earnings

SkyCity Entertainment Group says it expects its normalised profit after tax for the year to June 2022 to be between $3.5m and $7m.


Watch: Virtual slide attraction comes to SkyCity
8 Jun 2022   /

Watch: Virtual slide attraction comes to SkyCity

A new VR attraction at the Sky Tower is now taking visitors on loops and dives 186m above the streets of Auckland.


SkyCity secures debt covenant relief
10 May 2022   /

SkyCity secures debt covenant relief

Sky City Entertainment Group has secured debt covenant waivers from its banking syndicate and US Private Placement holders for the 30 June 2022 testing period.


SkyCity lifts restrictions, signals improving trading
14 Apr 2022   /

SkyCity lifts restrictions, signals improving trading

SkyCity Entertainment Group says it will operate its New Zealand properties without restrictions on mass gatherings and physical distancing from today.


Sky Tower to go green and gold for Aus return
12 Apr 2022   /

Sky Tower to go green and gold for Aus return

Auckland’s Sky Tower will light up in green and gold on Wednesday 13 April to celebrate the return of Australian travellers to New Zealand.


SkyCity completes $39.5m investment into GIG
5 Apr 2022  

SkyCity completes $39.5m investment into GIG

SkyCity Entertainment Group has completed its $39.5m equity investment in Gaming Innovation Group, following settlement of GiG’s acquisition of Sportnco Gaming SAS on 1 April 2022.


Sky Tower glows for International Women’s Day
8 Mar 2022   /

Sky Tower glows for International Women’s Day

SkyCity’s Sky Tower will glow purple this evening for today’s International Women’s Day in support of diversity and inclusion in New Zealand.


“We don’t see an environment where we are shut” – SkyCity’s Ahearne
15 Feb 2022  

“We don’t see an environment where we are shut” – SkyCity’s Ahearne

The casino and hotel operator is in hunker down mode as it controls costs before any meaningful return of international tourists.


SkyCity slumps to $33.7m interim loss due to Covid disruptions
14 Feb 2022  

SkyCity slumps to $33.7m interim loss due to Covid disruptions

SkyCity Entertainment Group fell to a net loss after tax of $33.7m for the six months to December 2021, down 143.3% on the same period a year earlier. The casino MORE »


SkyCity Casino Hamilton a location of interest
2 Feb 2022   /

SkyCity Casino Hamilton a location of interest

SkyCity Casino Hamilton has been named a Covid-19 location of interest after a Covid-19 case visited between 5.33pm-6.38pm on Tuesday 25 January.


SkyCity unveils premium family suites
19 Jan 2022   /

SkyCity unveils premium family suites

SkyCity Hotel Group has unveiled its new SkyCity Hotel Premium Family Suites at Auckland.


SkyCity secures covenant waiver, additional $50m facility
30 Nov 2021  

SkyCity secures covenant waiver, additional $50m facility

SkyCity says it has successfully secured a debt covenant waiver from its banking syndicate and US private placement holders.


SkyCity to re-open Auckland properties 3 December
23 Nov 2021   /

SkyCity to re-open Auckland properties 3 December

SkyCity Entertainment Group says it expects to re-open its casino, entertainment and accommodation facilities in Auckland from 3 December 2021.


Tough conditions drag 1H performance – SkyCity
16 Nov 2021  

Tough conditions drag 1H performance – SkyCity

SkyCity operations have been hurt by trading environments in New Zealand and Australia so far in the first half of the financial year, the casino operator said in an update to investors today.


Delta drag: NZICC delivery delayed to 2025
1 Nov 2021   /

Delta drag: NZICC delivery delayed to 2025

Contractor ructions, inferno, and now Covid pushes delivery out but SkyCity remains sanguine about the future.


SkyCity to mandate vaccination for all visitors
29 Oct 2021   /

SkyCity to mandate vaccination for all visitors

The policy will also apply to its 2,900 employees in New Zealand, as well as contractors on its sites.


SkyCity chair Rob Campbell to leave board
11 Oct 2021   /

SkyCity chair Rob Campbell to leave board

The operator says Campbell wants to focus on other work commitments.


SkyCity closes Hamilton casino due to lockdown
4 Oct 2021  

SkyCity closes Hamilton casino due to lockdown

SkyCity Entertainment Group has closed its Hamilton casino after the city went into Covid-19 alert level 3 lockdown overnight.


SkyCity re-opens Hamilton, Queenstown casinos
8 Sep 2021  

SkyCity re-opens Hamilton, Queenstown casinos

SkyCity Entertainment has opened its Hamilton and Queenstown casinos today in line with the drop to Covid-19 alert level 2 in those regions.


SkyCity’s Ahearne not betting on international visitors before mid-2022
26 Aug 2021  

SkyCity’s Ahearne not betting on international visitors before mid-2022

The operator says lockdown is costing it $1m a day in profit but it is paying back almost $7m of the wage subsidy it received last year.


SkyCity FY21 profit falls by a third to $156m
25 Aug 2021  

SkyCity FY21 profit falls by a third to $156m

However, the casino and hotel operator says its normalised profit and revenue are up.


1000 patrons, 240 staff at SkyCity casino during Covid case visit
19 Aug 2021   /

1000 patrons, 240 staff at SkyCity casino during Covid case visit

The patrons and staff are all considered close contacts and should self-isolate.


SkyCity closes NZ casinos, keeps hotels open for existing guests
18 Aug 2021   /

SkyCity closes NZ casinos, keeps hotels open for existing guests

SkyCity Entertainment Group has closed its New Zealand casinos but is keeping its Auckland hotels open to accommodate existing guests following the national Covid-19 alert level 4 lockdown.


SkyCity Adelaide to re-open as lockdown ends
28 Jul 2021   /

SkyCity Adelaide to re-open as lockdown ends

The SkyCity Adelaide casino will re-open today after South Australian government ended a seven day lockdown in the city overnight.


Govt pauses quarantine-free travel from South Australia
21 Jul 2021   /

Govt pauses quarantine-free travel from South Australia

SkyCity closes its Adelaide casino as the city moves into a week-long lockdown.


NZICC deadline pushed three years to Dec 2027
14 Jul 2021   /

NZICC deadline pushed three years to Dec 2027

SkyCity says it is “prudent to have a buffer” between Fletcher’s current delivery date of late 2024 and the project’s deadline.


Union urges SkyCity to lift pay rate
9 Jul 2021   /

Union urges SkyCity to lift pay rate

Unite Union is calling on SkyCity to increase pay rates by at least $2 per hour to provide a living wage for its employees.


“Strong” domestic demand drives new SkyCity guidance
11 Jun 2021  

“Strong” domestic demand drives new SkyCity guidance

The operator says normalised FY21 earnings could reach $253m.


SkyCity board appoints non-executive directors
9 Jun 2021   /

SkyCity board appoints non-executive directors

New appointees take up posts 8 June.


SkyCity Adelaide under investigation by Aus watchdog
8 Jun 2021   /

SkyCity Adelaide under investigation by Aus watchdog

SkyCity’s Adelaide business is under investigation by Australia’s financial watchdog.


SkyCity revises issue margin for $125m bond offer
19 May 2021  

SkyCity revises issue margin for $125m bond offer

SkyCity Entertainment Group has set an interest rate for its $125m bond offering of no less than the minimum of 3.00% per annum.