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MFAT slammed for ‘shameful misuse’ of $9m conference

'It's a shameful misuse of public money and officials are no doubt praying that the Christmas rush allows them to avoid public vilification'

Jamie Ball
Mon, 15 Dec 2014

The Taxpayers’ Union is slamming the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade for bankrolling a four-day UN conference in Samoa last September has cost New Zealand taxpayers over $9 million.

According to an Mfat spokesman, New Zealand’s $9 million contribution to the third Small Island Developing

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Jamie Ball
Mon, 15 Dec 2014
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MFAT slammed for ‘shameful misuse’ of $9m conference
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