When you build a trough it pays to build big.
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff is dishing out big salaries for staff in his office – one of whom earns up to $295,000.
Goff has revealed that four staff in his office are being paid more than $150,000, but claimed in a statement he will have fewer staff than former Mayor Len Brown and spend less.
Of the 11 staff currently employed in the mayoral office, five have senior roles – chief of staff Fran Mold, finance and policy director David Wood, planning manager Rory Palmer, communications and external relations manager Mike Burgess and senior press secretary Nirupa George.
The four salary bands for staff earning more than $150,000 are:
• $130,000-$180,000 Read more »