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Rob Hosking

The godfather of Big Brother

The godfather of Big Brother

Many people don't want the government knowing all their business. Yet others reckon we should strive for knowledge efficiencies across the public sector. Rob Hosking talks to government chief information officer (yes, there is such a thing) Colin MacDonald.

From having more portfolios than you could shake a stick at to now heading up the newly-created Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, Steven Joyce seems to have his fingers in a lot of political pies.