You see, the rest of NZ - apart from the MUNZTERS and the Teachers, that is - understands the need for austerity and the downsizing of core administrations.
But not so the illiterates at TVNZ.
The dead set giveaway is in the first line of the first paragraph:-
There are concerns that merging four Government ministries into one with a strong business focus will come at a cost to hundreds of state sector jobs.
Adolf has kindly rewritten this piece.
There is widespread relief that merging four Government ministries into one with a strong business focus will eliminate hundreds of duplicated state sector jobs.
And a little later the discerning reader can spot the NCEA standard education of TVNZ staff with howlers like this:-
Between the four departments there is about 3200 workers.