30 Jan 2020

Transparency needed for political party funding - Academic

From Morning Report, 8:36 am on 30 January 2020

An academic says transparency of political party funding is essential to provide clarity about who is influencing decision making in the wake of news the Serious Fraud Office is pursuing criminal charge against four people in relation to donations paid into a National Party bank account.

Tim Kuhner is an associate law professor at Auckland University.

He says New Zealand must guard against complacency.