Govt demands turnaround plan for Kāinga Ora, Moutter made chair

Govt demands turnaround plan for Kāinga Ora, Moutter made chair
Simon Moutter has been made chair of Kāinga Ora (Image: NZME)
Victoria Young
The government said it will adopt four of seven major recommendations from a Bill English independent review of social housing organisation Kāinga Ora. It is still considering the others. It has appointed former Spark NZ chief executive Simon Moutter as chair, with further board “refreshing” to take place in July. Housing minister Chris Bishop said the review made two broad findings: that it is “underperforming and not financially viable without significant savings” and that it is “lacking in transparency...

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