Helen Clark’s anger over BNZ’s $10m ‘irreplaceable’ art sell-off

The BNZ is auctioning off 200 beneficial New Zealand artworks this month, regarded as price greater than $10 million, however critics say the gathering ought to by no means have been put up on the market. Jane Phare

Former Prime Minister Helen Clark is amongst critics offended that an “invaluable” artwork assortment, purchased when the BNZ was state-owned, is to be auctioned off to non-public collectors this month.

“We’re in impact dwelling to essentially the most vital nationwide assortment of New Zealand artwork and but we will not actually get a glance in at these nationally vital works that had been purchased within the public curiosity and public goodwill by a publicly-owned firm,” she stated.