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Opposition parties are claiming a major win over the government after a sharp fall in the number of foreign trusts. Audio
New Zealand has little to fear from a European investigation into the Panama papers, according to tax experts and the government.
The government has nothing to fear if the European Parliament investigates New Zealand's tax rules related to foreign trusts, the Revenue Minister Michael Woodhouse says. Audio
Landowners hoping to benefit from zoning changes under the Auckland Unitary Plan could be hit by a little-known tax law, a top lawyer says.
Prime Minister John Key and Labour leader Andrew Little have clashed in Parliament over NZ's foreign trust regime. Audio
Panama Papers NZ - A New Zealand foreign trust provider admits proposals to beef up disclosure rules might prompt some clients to close their trusts.
The government is likely to adopt "the majority" of the recommendations made by John Shewan, to tighten up New Zealand's foreign trust regime. Audio
A police unit is examining whether Panama Papers revelations about New Zealand's role in helping people hide wealth could lead to criminal charges.
EXCLUSIVE - Panama Papers NZ - Mossack Fonseca's main NZ agent instructed his foreign clients on how to avoid countries that have information-sharing agreements with NZ, the Panama Papers show.
EXCLUSIVE - Panama Papers NZ - How one man used a string of countries, including New Zealand, to hide $30 million - and how he was caught. Video
Philanthropist and economist Gareth Morgan is calling for wealthy people to be required to pay more tax on their capital income. Audio
The law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers revelations says it is closing several offices. More New Zealand-related releases are expected tomorrow.
Mexico is widening a probe into tax evasion by requiring banks to hand over the names of local clients with transactions in 'tax havens'.
A Wellington-based barrister has been appointed to conduct a review of the Overseas Investment Office's good character test.
EXCLUSIVE - Panama Papers NZ - The head of one of Auckland's most prominent public relations companies, Deborah Pead, has been dragged unknowingly into the Panama Papers' controversy. Audio
Panama Papers - One of America's most wanted fugitives has been able to stay ahead of justice and tax officials by hiding some of his assets in New Zealand, US media say. Audio
Panama Papers NZ - Labour is challenging the Prime Minister's claim that IRD's checks of the Panama Papers found only 200 NZ trusts linked to Mossack Fonseca.
The anonymous leaker of the Panama Papers is confused about the New Zealand Prime Minister's responsibilities, John Key says. Video
Panama Papers NZ - The Prime Minister has reiterated his view New Zealand is not a tax haven when questioned about the latest Panama Papers revelations in Parliament today. Video, Audio
Foreign trusts should be banned as there is no value in them, Labour leader Andrew Little says.