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Isn't it interesting how when under the spotlight a position of hindsight is quickly assumed. We are talking here of course about the WINZ fiasco.
Is this the end, or just another phase in a deepening WINZ stouch? Scoop's Alastair Thompson prefers the second theory - A Scoop Today Special - News Analysis with links.
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Scoop's top 20 rating items yesterday were...
PRESS BRIEFING BY JOE LOCKHART - Q: Does the President have a problem fundamentally with what Mrs. Clinton said about him in her interview in Talk Magazine?
"New Zealand consumers will be better informed about the contents of the food they buy following a decision by the Australian New Zealand Food Standards Council," Health Minister Wyatt Creech said at the conclusion of a marathon session of the ...
Is there such a thing as a Kosher apple or are all apples Kosher? Guy MacGibbon of the Whitireia Journalism Programme investigates.
Social Services, Work and Income Minister Roger Sowry and Associate Minister of Work and Income Peter McCardle said today that they accept the conclusions of the report into the performance of the WINZ CEO Christine Rankin.
"Christine Rankin should go," says Labour social welfare spokesman Steve Maharey. Mr Maharey says State Services Commissioner Michael Wintringham's finding of a lack of understanding within the Department of Work and Income of acceptable ...
"Labour will promote wholeheartedly legislation to require that all genetically modified foods are labelled," Labour spokesperson on research, science and technology Mark Peck said today.
I have read Mr Wintringham's statement and will naturally be discussing the matters he has raised with the WINZ management team.
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A Treasury cost-benefit study on the privatisation of NZ Rail released today is garbage, Alliance leader Jim Anderton says.
The Alliance says the State Services Commissioner's report on the WINZ charter fiasco is ineffectual and shows the need for complete overhaul of State sector management and accountability.
WINZ boss Christine Ranking should pay for what the State Services Commissioner has today described as a 'lack of financial discipline' with her performance bonus.
1.Media Release 2.Copy of letter sent to MPs (that accompanied M-Pact employment contract) 3.Copy of letter sent to election candidates (that accompanied M-Pact employment contract) 4.Logo (attached logo.tiff).
The independent study into rail privatisation vindicates the decision to sell, says former rail Minister Richard Prebble.
ACT Social Welfare Spokesman and Northland based - MP Dr Muriel Newman is seeking an urgent meeting with WINZ Northland Commissioner Sharon Brownie over the Department's bleak projections for Northlanders who are out of work.
Three months into the Government's new road safety initiatives including the driver licensing regime, we're already seeing huge road safety benefits, Transport Minister Maurice Williamson said today.
The Green Party says the State Services Commission's minor censure of WINZ Chief Executive Christine Rankin is disappointing but predictable.