Group charged in mortgage fraud scheme

Supplied Content Auckland, July 7, 2017 Name suppression has been lifted in a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) case in relation to a number of alleged mortgage frauds by an Auckland resident and his associates involving approximately 76 properties throughout Hamilton and Auckland. Kang (Thomas) Huang (aka Gang Wang), has been charged with individual and representative Crimes Act charges of ‘Dishonestly…

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Cross-party support for Cathedral

Supplied Content Wellington, July 7, 2017 A cross-party letter included in the Government offer of reinstatement for Christchurch Cathedral shows significant support for a prompt decision, Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner has said. The letter — signed by the leaders of National, United Future, the Maori Party, ACT, Labour and the Greens — is an in principle agreement…

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Retrospective override for Ruataniwha dangerous

David Parker Wellington, July 7, 2017 National must categorically rule out using retrospective legislation to override the Supreme Court’s decision that the land swap of conservation land flooded by the proposed Ruataniwha Dam was illegal. Having not got their own way with the nation’s highest court, the Prime Minister and the Minister of Conservation have arrogantly said that they will…

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