The Business of Government: Manaaki/Callaghan, public sector pay and more…

The Business of Government: Manaaki/Callaghan, public sector pay and more…
Gary Hanger, who has been a community work supervisor for 35 years, joins a picket of Community Corrections staff outside the Hastings courthouse. (Image:NZME/Warren Buckland)
Jem Traylen
Conflict of interest claims: the Manaaki/Callaghan saga continuesIt’s now nearly a year since the first reports of a meltdown between government-owned Callaghan Innovation and Auckland entrepreneurial advisory firm Manaaki/We Are Indigo. The guts of it was a series of allegations about Manaaki/WAI’s business conduct which saw the firm removed from a Request for Proposal process for a big Callaghan contract. Manaaki/WAI then fessed up to poor behaviour and promised to do better, but the attacks on Manaaki have continued, particularly...

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