While Vodafone NZ delays its official update on its restructure, advocates for affected staff are filling the void.

Christchurch-based community advocate Luke Chandler (whom the Herald now understands is also a Spark employee, though not acting in any way for the telco) says he has been approached by two Vodafone NZ staff, both who gave him copies of a contract being offered by Tech Mahindra - the Indian outsourcing giant that seems set to take on some Vodafone NZ staff in NZ, and to take over other roles that will be transferred to its operation in India.

Chandler says Vodafone