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SFO defends prosecution after convictions overturned

The law enforcement agency that laid charges against seven people over political donations is defending its decision to prosecute after the Court of Appeal...

Convictions quashed in SFO donations case

The Court of Appeal has overturned the convictions of three businessmen in relation to large donations they made to the National Party. Yikun Zhang, Shijia...

Driver who caused fatal crash imprisoned

A man who caused a fatal road crash in east Auckland in 2019 has been sentenced to prison. A jury earlier this year found Adam...

SFO explains decision to charge in donations case

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is explaining its decision to lay criminal charges over political donations after achieving convictions against just three of the...

Former MP acquitted of charges over political donations

Former Botany MP Jami-Lee Ross has been found not guilty of charges laid over two large donations made to the National Party. Justice Ian Gault...

Crown closes its case in donations trial

The Crown has highlighted multiple statements made in late 2018 by former Botany MP Jami-Lee Ross as what it alleges is evidence of his...

Investigator testifies in donations case

A defence lawyer has vigorously questioned a key Crown witness in a trial over election donations made to New Zealand's two largest political parties. On...

Trips to China detailed in court trial

The details of trips to China by a New Zealand politician have been discussed in a trial relating to election donations. Seven defendants including disgraced...

Ex-MP’s police interview heard in court

An interview disgraced former Botany MP Jami-Lee Ross did with police during his falling out with the National Party in 2018 has been played...

Party official quizzed in donations trial

A man who held a key role with the Labour Party has testified in court about an art auction the party held prior to...

Political party donations trial begins

Seven people are defending charges in an Auckland High Court trial relating to alleged wrongdoing over large donations made to political parties. Among the defendants...

Driver convicted of manslaughter over fatal crash

A man has been found guilty of manslaughter for his role in a fatal vehicle crash in east Auckland in 2019. Adam Speir was driving...

Donations cases merge for trial

The defendants charged over election donations to New Zealand's two major political parties will now be tried together. A ruling by Auckland High Court Justice...