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Tech founders enlisted to reconnect NZ

Paul McBeth
Mon, 27 Sep 2021

Tech entrepreneurs Darrin Grafton and Rod Drury have been helping government behind the scenes. (Images: Supplied)
Paul McBeth
Mon, 27 Sep 2021
Tech founders Rod Drury and Darrin Grafton are advising the government on how to reconnect New Zealand to the world and the technology to make it work.A growing chorus of business leaders have been urging officials to tap the private sector for its nous, seemingly unaware ministers are already tapping the brains of the Xero founder and chief executive of travel management software developer Serko.Serko chief executive Grafton understands the frustration of his peers and supports the views espoused by former Air NZ boss Rob Fyfe and others, but...

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