Formal Request for Inquiry: Te Roopu Taurima O Manukau Trust
Rt Hon Winston Peters
New Zealand First
30 MAY 2014
Formal Request for
New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston
Peters has written to the Auditor-General today requesting
an inquiry into Te Roopu Taurima O Manukau Trust.
have previously stated there is sufficient evidence around
significant failings and lack of transparency within the
taxpayer-funded trust that highlight the need for an
investigation at the top level.
“The previous audit of
the intellectually disabled services provider was clearly
superficial and an in-depth inquiry is overdue,” says Mr
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