Tempers flared in the Economic Development, Science and Innovation select committee on Thursday as RNZ executives again faced questions about the organisation’s independence.
They came to apologise for inadvertently misleading the committee, but there was no air of forgiveness in the room. And they left with a demand for a voicemail that may string out the pain for Broadcasting Minister Clare Curran.
RNZ Chair Richard Griffin and CEO Paul Thompson were appearing before the committee to correct the record following their previous appearance in March, when they had defended Head of Content Carol Hirschfeld over what they believed was an unplanned and incidental meeting with Curran.
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