In some ways, Jason Paris' appointment as Vodafone NZ's new chief executive will be a joy for staff.

In others, not so much.

"We need to relaunch a lot of our policies. People get two weeks off a year - that we pay for - to work on community initiatives," the new boss tells the Herald towards the end of his first week.

"Two weeks! No one takes it because no one knows about it."

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They will soon, as Paris moves to boost the telco's culture, which already includes perks such as flexi hours for parents of young children.

But

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