New top public service job for departing Oranga Tamariki boss

New top public service job for departing Oranga Tamariki boss
Pattrick Smellie
The embattled chief executive of the government’s child protection agency, Oranga Tamariki, has resigned and will immediately move to a new senior public service role.In a move clearly intended to show that Grainne Moss’s departure after four difficult years at the already troubled agency was not forced, or was a judgement on her performance, she will take up a role from mid-April as chief executive for the public service’s pay equity initiatives.  Moss had resisted intense pressure to resign for much of the past year as...

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