Articles tagged Chris Hipkins

John Campbell is moving to TVNZ, Spark appointed a new marketing director, Beingmate found a MD to Fonterra's relief, A2 Milk appointed the CEO of Jetstar as its new CEO, TSB appointed a new CEO after a very long search, the Greens found a new strategy director and Chris Hipkins moved put a commissioner into Unitec.

With school buildings crumbling around students and teachers, the Government is suggesting it may be time to take away the responsibility of maintaining them from school boards. But will more ministry oversight be a good thing? Shane Cowlishaw reports.

State Services Minister Chris Hipkins says public servants should provide more candid advice to the Government, encouraging ministers to “embrace disagreement” in the name of better policy.

Plans to restrict the pay of Crown entity chief executives could put New Zealand’s superannuation fund at risk of political interference, the board’s chairwoman has warned MPs.

The board of New Zealand’s superannuation fund has come out swinging against proposed government restrictions on chief executive pay, suggesting they may breach the body’s statutory independence.

The polytechnic sector is on the brink of collapse, fighting against low unemployment and a voracious private market. How did things get so bad, and is there a way back for our polytechs? Shane Cowlishaw reports.