Short answer: No. Polite answer is much longer. See Troy's interview.
Towards the end, he talks about NZAS calling for a full external review of the science system. In my mind, it is a whole of government excercise which includes the CRIs, Universities, MBIE, various ministries, etc.
Despite the gloominess of the title, this thread has a lot of good stuff in it. Let's have a new normal that is heaps better than the old one. Kia kaha, mates!