Shy of housing targets, but Kāinga Ora still paying top dollar

Shy of housing targets, but Kāinga Ora still paying top dollar
Brent Melville
Kāinga Ora paid 130 of its 1,975 staff more than $180,000 each in annual salaries for the year to June, putting them in government's newly amended top tax bracket, while the number of public houses it delivered fell 41 percent to a net 727 from last year. The housing crown agency's pipeline of development work also fell, from 294 last year to 264.Chief executive Andrew McKenzie, whose take home pay was more than $830,000 and is the second highest-paid public servant after Accident Compensation Corp boss Scott Pickering, cited the i...

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