Māori Party referred to Serious Fraud Office by Police

Māori Party referred to Serious Fraud Office by Police

Police have referred the Māori Party to the Serious Fraud Office after it failed to declare over $300,000 of donations to the Electoral Commission on time. Donations that go over $30,000 have to be declared within ten working days after being processed or received by a political party. The Party...

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National fails to declare $35,000 donation within time frame, Warning given

National fails to declare $35,000 donation within time frame, Warning given

After failing to declare a donation of $35,000 within ten working days, a warning has been given to the National Party by the Electoral Commission. The filing of a late aggregated donation from Garth Barfoot on March 31, 2021, was supposed to be declared during November last year. The Commission...

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Firearms Licensing ‘still taking too long’ – ACT

Firearms Licensing ‘still taking too long’ – ACT

ACT Party spokesperson Nicole McKee says New Zealanders are missing out on duck shooting season over ‘unacceptable delays’ to process firearms licensing applications. “Police put out a press release this week claiming they are making ‘significant progress’ in clearing application delays. But figures obtained by ACT show thousands of people...

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Sam Somers encourages Wellington Businesses to support Bus Drivers – video

Sam Somers encourages Wellington Businesses to support Bus Drivers – video

Sam Somers come up with an idea to donate 50¢ to support Bus Drivers who striked in Wellington on Saturday. The strike was over a Wage negotiation mishap and started on April 23 at 4am for 24 hours. Mr Somers sold 62 Coffees at Newtown Markets’ Bean Here stall and...

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Derek Chauvin found guilty of George Floyd murder

Derek Chauvin found guilty of George Floyd murder

A jury found that former Police officer Derek Chauvin was guilty of the murder of a 46-year-old African-American man named George Floyd, who died on a Minneapolis street last year. Bystanders filmed Mr Floyd showing 45-year-old Derek Chauvin kneeling on his neck for over nine minutes during an arrest in...

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Man charged with threatening to kill PM Jacinda Ardern

Man charged with threatening to kill PM Jacinda Ardern

A 30-year-old man has been charged with threatening to kill the Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern. He is an Auckland based resident and was due to appear at the Manukau District Court today but did not due to an injury. The next appearance will occur on May 7, but he remains...

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Attending the Wellington Gathering, here is what I thought – opinion

Attending the Wellington Gathering, here is what I thought – opinion

This story was nominated by a community member who published this to thisquality. OPINION: I attended a gathering in Wellington at Parliament Grounds, on April 8, to hear what was going to be said following an announcement of a High Court Challenge that focuses on impacts regarding circumstances of discretion...

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Carmel Sepuloni: ‘Record Numbers of People move into Work’

Carmel Sepuloni: ‘Record Numbers of People move into Work’

Minister Carmel Sepuloni for Social Development and Employment says the COVID-19 response has allowed for people to move off the Benefit in record numbers. During the March Quarter, 32,880 people moved back into work within the first three months of 2021. Sepuloni says investments made have lowered unemployment rates. “More...

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Christchurch shooter’s Judicial Review delayed after not appearing

Christchurch shooter’s Judicial Review delayed after not appearing

A judicial review will not continue today from the Christchurch mosque shooter Brenton Tarrant who would have joined a telephone conference, representing himself, in the High Court at Auckland. Justice Geoffrey Venning was expecting and preparing to hear, but Tarrant did not appear to show up. It was initially held...

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Billy Te Kahika faces Electoral Commission and Business Loan investigations – video

Billy Te Kahika faces Electoral Commission and Business Loan investigations – video

Conspiracy Theorist Billy Te Kahika confirmed he is under an active investigation in one of his live streams. He is a ‘second referral’ to Police in a statement from the Electoral Commission. The statement was about the Māori Party failing to declare nearly $330k of donations. A separate referral was...

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