25 Feb 2020

Electoral donations case in court today

From Morning Report, 7:40 am on 25 February 2020

The four men facing Serious Fraud Office charges over electoral donations, including sitting MP Jami-Lee Ross, have their first appearance at court today.

The charges relate to two $100,000 donations paid to the National Party - one in 2017 and the second in 2018.

RNZ political editor, Jane Patterson, looks at the chain of events leading up to today's appearance at the Auckland District Court.