Collins crushes new govt role, reflects big dreams for tech

Collins crushes new govt role, reflects big dreams for tech
Judith Collins was effusive about the tech industry at the Technology Investment Network awards event last week. (Image: BusinessDesk)
Ben Moore
Beneath the hullaballoo of the deputy prime ministership, the major winner of the new cabinet is Judith Collins, who is entering parliament with seven ministerial positions, more than any other member.Notably, Collins nabbed three newly created portfolios: minister for science, innovation and technology, minister for digitising government, and minister for space.The digital economy and communications portfolio, currently held by Ginny Andersen, is gone, absorbed by the technology part of Collins’ role and Melissa Lee as minister for media...

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