Tuesday, 10 August 2021 10:45

How much?

Written by  The Hound

OPINION: Your old mate notes that the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is trying to stonewall the good folk at this newspaper from coming up with the actual costs of its 'Fit for a better world' strategy.

Rumour has it the Ombudsman is now reviewing the case and MPI may well be forced to come up with the answers sooner than it wants.

Meanwhile, the Hound was intrigued to recently learn that the government is not shy about spending taxpayer money on fluffy things.

The Taxpayers Union has discovered that MPI recently spent nearly $1 million (or $960k to be accurate) on a recent logo revamp.

It seems MPI thinks that spending nearly a million of your bucks changing the background colour of its logo is good value.

It makes your old mate cringe about how much it has spent on the useless fluff that if 'Fit for a better world'!

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