Greenpeace Comment on Police Raids
Auckland Monday 15 October –
Greenpeace New Zealand
said today it has no involvement with, nor knowledge of the
alleged activities which have sparked police raids around
"These raids have nothing to do with
Greenpeace and we have not been contacted by police in
relation to them," Campaign Director Carmen
"Greenpeace is an organisation with a long and
proud history of non-violence. This is still the most
important premise underlying the work we
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Novopayout: Government-Owned Company To Take Over School Payroll
After lengthy negotiations, the Ministry of Education and the existing school payroll provider, Talent2, have settled both on the amounts payable by Talent2 towards the costs of remediating the Novopay service and a new operating model for the school payroll system.
The new model involves a new government-owned company taking over the operation of the payroll service, and Talent2 licensing the core Alesco software to that company.
The settlement provides for Talent2 to pay the Ministry between $18 million and $22 million, made up of $7 million in cash and other considerations including a license for the Alesco software and discounted fees for the support and maintenance of this software. More>>