If you want to really destroy the hope for NZ to continue to succeed, then overturn everything, fire the boss, kill public confidence and confidence in the system by the people working at the coalface.
So you're okay with a government department acting completely lawlessly without any consequences for senior management? Or promising to test people before they are released from compassionate leave but just not doing it? The strategy is fine. The execution is not. Bloomfield's head should have been on the proverbial stake months ago.