Justice ministry plans to cut staff numbers by more than 120

Justice ministry plans to cut staff numbers by more than 120
Ministry of Justice chief executive Andrew Kibblewhite. (Image: NZME)
Jem Traylen
Staff at the Ministry of Justice have been told of a proposal to cut more than 120 jobs, mainly in its head office.BusinessDesk was alerted to a presentation by chief executive Andrew Kibblewhite to staff on Thursday afternoon that showed 111 currently filled jobs and 67 vacant roles are proposed to be disestablished, with 56 new positions created.A statement was issued shortly afterwards confirming these details.BusinessDesk has seen an extract from the presentation, which showed that the largest cuts would come in corporate (61 net roles impa...

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