The mysterious disappearance of Peter Hughes

The mysterious disappearance of Peter Hughes
Peter Hughes is leaving early, but why is a fresh start needed? (Image: NZME)
Nikitin Sallee
Peter Hughes’s early retirement has political and practical implications that would have been avoided if he served his full term to the middle of next year.This is the sixth in a series of articles exploring the state of NZ’s public service, including the career and legacy of public service commissioner Peter Hughes.Peter Hughes explains the virtue of his early retirement in February as giving the incoming government “an opportunity to start its term with fresh leadership at the head of the public service”.That is a solu...

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