How did TVNZ star salaries get so stratospherically high? And, given that the number earning over $100,000 has risen 25 percent under the Clark government, where's the evidence of a rollback? by Gordon Campbell
Fallout is still being felt at TVNZ from the reigning culture there during the 1990s. Listener enquiries indicate, for instance, that TVNZ did not re-register under the Companies Act 1993 for three years, until 1996. Obviously, TVNZ's current chief executive Ian Fraser was not at the helm in those days - but does he have any comment?
"I haven't any idea at all why it wasn't done," Fraser replies. "I agree with you, it seems extraordinary. My understanding is that, if you don't register, you are liable. I find [it] bizarre, to be frank ... [But] if the result of it is a retrospective ...
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