Pete Hodgson quietly resigns as Callaghan chair

Pete Hodgson quietly resigns as Callaghan chair
Pete Hodgson was a cabinet minister during Helen Clark's time as prime minister. (Image: NZME)
Pattrick Smellie
Helen Clark-era cabinet minister Pete Hodgson has resigned as chair of Callaghan Innovation after the change of government and a damning report from the auditor-general on a contentious procurement process.A spokesperson for science, innovation and technology minister Judith Collins confirmed that Hodgson had tendered his resignation on Dec 14 and that she had accepted it.The auditor-general’s report identified multiple failures in the “more intensive” due diligence process that excluded Auckland firm WeAreIndigo/Manaaki...

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