10 Sep 2020

Electoral Commission drops probe into NZ Public Party donations

6:26 pm on 10 September 2020

The Electoral Commission says Billy Te Kahika's NZ Public Party has not breached the Electoral Act, after it received a complaint about its collection and use of donations.

Billy Te Kahika, leader of the NZ public party.

Photo: RNZ

The complaint was referred to the commission by the Serious Fraud Office, but the agency says the matter will not be taken further.

Te Kahika's party has formed an alliance with former National MP Jami-Lee Ross' Advance New Zealand Party.