Bollard's secret night job revealed

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Alan Bollard had a secret night job when he was Reserve Bank governor – writing a World War II-era thriller. His moonlighting as an author dates back even further to when he was treasury secretary. In the same month as his new book The Rough Mechanical finally made it into print, Bollard picked up a New Year honour for services to the state today. And tomorrow he starts his new job leading the secretariat of the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation in Singapore. Bollard, 61, has been made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit. The CNZM reflects a long career in government agencies, as ... (Read the full story)