Public sector stress: Inside the 'unsettling' efforts to cut costs at govt departments

Azaria  Howell
Azaria Howell

Wellington Reporter, Newstalk ZB

A ministry facing a $10.4 million overspend; staff proposing BYO catering for meetings and staying with mates instead of hotels during work trips; a worker questioning whether their department will still exist after a change Azaria Howell looks at the challenges facing our public sector as departments race to cut spending.