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Press coverage of Kohanga Reo probe

NBR logoKohanga Reo probe a whitewash - Taxpayers' Union The National Business Review - 19/03/2014

The late night press conference and mischaracterisation of the report into the independent audit into Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust  by cabinet  ministers involved is shameful, Taxpayers Union executive director Jordan Williams says.

"The Ernst Young review did not even look at the key allegations at Te Pataka Ohanga. It’s not vindication, it’s a whitewash.”  Read more.


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Kohanga inquiry 'whitewash' Dominion Post - 19/03/2014

The Government's audit of the Te Kohanga Reo National Trust has been slammed as a "whitewash" by right-wing lobby group the Taxpayers Union.

The comments come as the Government dodged questions about allegations of misspending by a company linked to kohanga reo after a media conference last night in which it said the organisation had been cleared - before admitting none of the claims sparking its inquiry were investigated. Read more.


Also: John Drinnan: Maori TV flak now hitting Govt NZ Herald - 19/03/2014
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