Report accuses Ministry of overspending, underreporting

Phil Pennington The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) severely understated its spending on external contractors and consultants, spending $77 million and telling MPs it only spent $39 million. Government departments spent more than half a billion dollars on contractors and consultants last year, almost double that of eight years ago. The government said on June 22, 2018 the total…

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The Tindall Foundation boosts Community Funding Movement

A rare opportunity to hear Sir Stephen Tindall at our Lecture Venkat Raman While The Warehouse Group (including Noel Leeming) has given New Zealand the most extensive and affordable retail experience, its Founder-Chairman Sir Stephen Tindall has fostered, through The Tindall Foundation, social and environmental development with the concept of ‘More than Money.’ The Tindall Foundation has supported the community…

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Changes will benefit international students

Julia Innocente-Jones International university students and New Zealanders alike would benefit from the Government’s proposed overhaul of post-study work visas. Under proposals released at the weekend, international students, who are degree-level or higher at Victoria University of Wellington and other New Zealand universities would qualify for a three-year post-study work visa rather than just a one-or two-year visa, which is…

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