Senior Manager sacked during corruption investigation

Auckland Transport has sacked a senior manager at the centre of an ongoing investigation into allegations of corruption over road maintenance contracts. The council body's chief executive, David Warburton, says the investigation has established "serious conflict of interest and performance issues" involving the official, who was stood down on leave a month ago following an internal review of procurement and contract management procedures. Invoices, contracts and other documents dating back to 2010, when Auckland Transport was established as a council-controlled organisation, [...]

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