Hipkins won't intervene on Auckland Uni's sweet Parnell deal

Hipkins won't intervene on Auckland Uni's sweet Parnell deal
Brent Melville
Education Minister Chris Hipkins has no plans to step into the fray following the Auditor-General slating the University of Auckland's purchase of a $5 million luxury Parnell residence for its new vice-chancellor, Dawn Freshwater.The government watchdog launched an investigation into the purchase last November of the four-bedroom, 338-square metre Parnell home for Freshwater's use, after media reports and the university’s student body described the deal as a “slap in the face."Auditor-General John Ryan concluded the pur...

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