7 Jun 2022

Duo under 'no illusion' activity was illegal New Zealand First

From Checkpoint, 5:46 pm on 7 June 2022

The New Zealand First Foundation case has kicked off in court, with the Crown arguing those involved could be under "no illusion" they were committing electoral fraud. Two people are accused of obtaining more than 700-thousand dollars between 2015 and 2020 they then used to pay New Zealand First expenses. Media oulets have fought against name suppression since the pair were charged in September 2020 but they still can't be named. Anneke Smith reports.