Oh well done, and we have been

Police attempt to save money led to blowout – New Zealand news on Stuff.co.nz

The police can seem to do nothing right. In an attempt to save money they in face blew millions of taxpayers dollars.
[quote]”Instead of allowing the manufacturer, Aegis, who knew what they were doing, to measure the vests and guarantee under contract a 99 per cent success rate with the fit – at no risk to police, police decided to try to save money by doing the measuring themselves and accept the full financial risk of any mistakes made.

A decision that resulted in a $2.7 million blow out with no ability to recover those costs from Aegis.”[/quote]

Quite how it can cost $2.7 million to put a tape measure around the guts of a copper is beyond me. But there you go, apparently it does cost that much to do exactly that.

Annette King is supposed to be “not satisfied”. You think!!!

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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet. Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet and, as a result, he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist who takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him, you can’t ignore him.