Auditor-General extends Housing NZ $2.3m procurement probe

Sophie Boot
Fri, 29 Apr 2016

By Sophie Boot and Pattrick Smellie April 29 (BusinessDesk) - The Office of the Auditor-General is extending its probe into Housing New Zealand's procurement processes after finding "significant weaknesses" in the way it managed conflicts of interest and shortcomings when contracting Auckland investment banker Andrew Body to advise on social housing policy between 2011 and 2013. Body advised the government on social housing reforms that involve selling state houses to social housing enterprises. At the same time, his company, Andrew Body...

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