The Govt is being warned against committing $1.5 billion to an IT upgrade for the IRD in the wake of the Novopay debacle.
The Government is going to keep Novopay and is vowing to fix the error-ridden teacher pay system - even though it is racking up huge costs.
It was announced today Novopay was $24 million over budget. Joining Campbell Live is the minister responsible for Novopay, Steven Joyce.
A ministerial inquiry into Novopay has blasted the relationship between the Education Ministry and the system's creator Talent2.
Christchurch has hosted a rare event since the earthquakes - an NZX launch for an unconventional IT company that has big clients here and overseas.
A new campaign drawing attention to Canterbury's polluted streams and rivers has taken a highly personal approach.
The number of schools affected by Novopay has jumped by nearly 4 percent in two weeks.
Knock-on effects of the Novopay debacle continue to plague teachers, as Steven Joyce's deadline of June to sort out its issues looms closer.
SkyCity will buy the land it needs to build a convention centre from TVNZ in a commercial deal, Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce says.
The Government has already stitched up the numbers in parliament for legislation that will allow the SkyCity convention centre deal to go ahead.
There are concerns about the social cost of a new form of gambling payment, and an increase in the number of pokies at SkyCity.
Steven Joyce says he wasn't told of any issues relating to outgoing MP Aaron Gilmore's work for MBIE.
Steven Joyce has dismissed a claim that universities are tolerating cheating by international students.
A deal handing SkyCity Entertainment Group the right to build a national convention centre has just been signed off.
The Government is putting $43 million into expanding Maori and Pasifika training over the next four years.
National's Aaron Gilmore has dug his heels in and is refusing to resign from Parliament.
The government is still having a problem collecting loan repayments from overseas-based students despite introducing tougher compliance rules.
Teachers are grumpier with the Government than ever, despite slow – but steady – improvements to payroll system Novopay.
Today Steven Joyce announced he'd continue to try fixing Novopay – for the meantime, anyway. Mr Joyce talks to John Campbell.
Minister responsible for Novopay Steven Joyce has confirmed the error-riddled education payroll system will stay, for now.
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