Mighty River Power admits worker's 'inappropriate procurement'

Mighty River Power has admitted it dismissed a power station employee for "inappropriate procurement activity".

An external investigator has been hired to to file a report on an alleged fraud but no criminal charges have been laid.

A spokeswoman for the state-owned-enterprise, Katherine Litten, says the alleged fraud totalled “less than seven figures”.

She says the discrepancy was identified internally and an independent investigator was appointed to write a report.


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