News | Politics
7 May 2021 1:09
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Politics

    Dissappointment over the Maori Party's late declaration of more than 300-thousand dollars in donations

    Dissappointment over the Maori Party's late declaration of more than 300-thousand dollars in donations


    Three large donations made to the party around the last election, have only just been declared this year.

    The Electoral Commission must be told within 10 working days of donations over 30-thousand dollars - so has referred the matter to police.

    Party President Che Wilson says it's because they misinterpreted the law.

    Auckland University Politics Lecturer Dr Lara Greaves says it isn't good enough.

    She says it's an error that could cost the Maori Party dearly, and potentially even lead to prison sentences.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


     Other Politics News
     06 May: Greater Auckland says a new plan for rail is a good start, but not enough
     06 May: Mayor Jim Boult supports a Government plan to help Queenstown wean itself off tourist dollars
     06 May: The time for rail is now, and its best years are ahead of us
     06 May: Nurses fear the Government's pay freeze will over-ride the collective bargaining process
     05 May: The Prime Minister wants a cross-party working group to look at how issues like sexual assault are dealt with
     05 May: A rare use of Parliamentary Privilege -- by the Speaker of Parliament
     04 May: Businesses are buzzing over the Cook Island's bubble
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    A strong performance last week has seen Pita Gus Sowakula force a slight reshuffle to the Chiefs pack for the Super Rugby Aotearoa final More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Lockdown's over for schools and businesses near Christchurch's Roydvale Ave - in Burnside More...



     Today's News

    Law and Order:
    The 13-year-old boy missing from Christchurch this evening has been found safe and well 23:16

    Entertainment:
    Tallulah Willis is engaged to Dillon Buss 21:57

    Entertainment:
    Angelina Jolie’s children are “amazing” when it comes to celebrating Mother’s Day 21:27

    Living & Travel:
    All Air New Zealand flights to and from Sydney tomorrow have been canned - except for one 21:16

    Entertainment:
    Kelly Osbourne says weight loss surgery gave her a “fighting chance” at restarting her life 20:57

    Entertainment:
    Prince William has said his daughter had a “lovely” birthday on Sunday (02.05.21) 20:27

    Entertainment:
    about COVID-19 19:57

    Entertainment:
    The choirboy who sang at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge has said the service was “an amazing occasion to be part of” 19:27

    Entertainment:
    Danniella Westbrook has completed the first stage of her reconstruction surgery 18:57

    Rugby:
    A strong performance last week has seen Pita Gus Sowakula force a slight reshuffle to the Chiefs pack for the Super Rugby Aotearoa final 18:56


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2021 New Zealand City Ltd