A big final pay cheque can help sweeten the bitterness of being made redundant and new figures show a number of employees departing from the Bay of Plenty District Health Board received their share of a sizeable sum. Reporter Jean Bell delves into the data and speaks to those who help people who have found themselves jobless.


More than $460,000 was paid to employees made redundant by the Bay of Plenty District Health Board in five years.

Between the 2013/2014 and 2017/2018 financial years, $461,203 was paid to 21 employees made redundant, according to documents released under the Official Information

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