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The New Zealand Herald
Accused found 'almost perfect way' of importing drugs into New ZealandYixin Gan is on trial before the High Court at Auckland. Photo / File A woman
Accused found 'almost perfect way' of importing drugs into New Zealand
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Yixin Gan is on trial before the High Court at Auckland. Photo / File A woman accused of importing more than 250kg of drugs had discovered "almost the perfect scam", a court has heard. Yixin "Lonna" Gan, 35, is on trial before the High Court at... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Livestreaming of Dotcom extradition appeal ‘too late’ – judgea series of tweets saying he had applied to live-stream the case, which is bein
Livestreaming of Dotcom extradition appeal ‘too late’ – judge
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 2 days ago
a series of tweets saying he had applied to live-stream the case, which is being heard before Justice Murray Gilbert in the High Court at Auckland. Mr Dotcom and the three other Megaupload founders – Mathias Ortmann, Bram van der Kolk and Finn... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Kim Dotcom showdown: Internet tycoon fights to prevent his extradition to USthe US over their part in running file-sharing website Megaupload. But their l
Kim Dotcom showdown: Internet tycoon fights to prevent his extradition to US
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
the US over their part in running file-sharing website Megaupload. But their lawyers immediately filed an appeal and the High Court at Auckland will today begin to hear arguments about why the extradition shoudn't go ahead. The hearing is set... Read more
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NZCity
Dotcom extradition appeal beginsthe US over their part in running file-sharing website Megaupload. But their l
Dotcom extradition appeal begins
NZCity / Posted 3 days ago
the US over their part in running file-sharing website Megaupload. But their lawyers immediately filed an appeal and the High Court at Auckland will on Monday begin to hear arguments about why the extradition shoudn't go ahead. The hearing is... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Dotcom ready to fight on eve of extradition appeal- with the world expected to tune in for the next instalment in a saga which ha
Dotcom ready to fight on eve of extradition appeal
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
- with the world expected to tune in for the next instalment in a saga which has been allocated eight weeks before the High Court at Auckland. Dotcom's lawyer, Ira Rothken, jetted to New Zealand on Thursday afternoon. He told the Herald on... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Police in $43m settlement with Citizen YanYan and his associates, resulting in the businessman forfeiting property worth
Police in $43m settlement with Citizen Yan
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 8 days ago
Yan and his associates, resulting in the businessman forfeiting property worth $42.85 million. The parties settled in the High Court at Auckland. It is the single largest forfeiture that has occurred in New Zealand and the first that relates to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Human trafficking trial: Fijian woman paid $25 for three weeks' work by Faroz Alinearly every day for three weeks, a jury has heard. New Zealand's second ever
Human trafficking trial: Fijian woman paid $25 for three weeks' work by Faroz Ali
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
nearly every day for three weeks, a jury has heard. New Zealand's second ever human trafficking trial continued in the High Court at Auckland today with Fijian national Faroz Ali, 46, facing 15 people-trafficking charges . The Crown has... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Human trafficking trial: Fijian accused of luring 15 to New Zealand pleads guilty to 26 chargesFaroz Ali has pleaded guilty in the High Court at Auckland to 26 charges of enc
Human trafficking trial: Fijian accused of luring 15 to New Zealand pleads guilty to 26 charges
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Faroz Ali has pleaded guilty in the High Court at Auckland to 26 charges of encouraging a person to breach their visa conditions and exploiting an unlawful employee. Photo / Pool Fifteen Fijian workers who fell victim to a New Zealand people... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Citizen Yan to pay police nearly $43mYan was supported by former Labour MP Dover Samuels at his 2012 trial. Photo /
Citizen Yan to pay police nearly $43m
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Yan was supported by former Labour MP Dover Samuels at his 2012 trial. Photo / Brett Phibbs. Yan later stood trial in the High Court at Auckland in May 2012 on five charges relating to false declarations on immigration and citizenship... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Citizen Yan strikes deal with police over $40m of assetstest for citizenship, following lobbying from Dover Samuels, a Labour MP at the
Citizen Yan strikes deal with police over $40m of assets
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
test for citizenship, following lobbying from Dover Samuels, a Labour MP at the time. Yan later stood trial in the High Court at Auckland in May 2012 on five charges of making false declarations on immigration and citizenship papers.William... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Man accused of people trafficking on trial todayFeroz Ali is due to appear in the High Court at Auckland today. Photo / File A
Man accused of people trafficking on trial today
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Feroz Ali is due to appear in the High Court at Auckland today. Photo / File A man accused of smuggling more than a dozen people into the country is due to stand trial. Feroz Ali has pleaded not guilty to people trafficking and exploitation... Read more
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NZCity
Man admits Hampton Downs murderadmitted to murder following the discovery of a woman's body by a roadside sout
Man admits Hampton Downs murder
NZCity / Posted 14 days ago
admitted to murder following the discovery of a woman's body by a roadside south of Auckland. Akash, 24, appeared in the High Court at Auckland on Wednesday where he pleaded guilty to the murder of Gurpreet Kaur, after the 22-year-old's body was... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Skeen had racked up many offences before killing league star Tipenestaff, causing them to feel unsafe." The information arose in February last ye
Skeen had racked up many offences before killing league star Tipene
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
staff, causing them to feel unsafe." The information arose in February last year when Skeen applied for bail before the High Court at Auckland to a Taupo address. He had been thrown into adult prison just before Christmas 2014 as a result of... Read more
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NZCity
Murder charge over Otara deathon Monday announced they had upgraded the charge to murder. Taunga appeared at
Murder charge over Otara death
NZCity / Posted 16 days ago
on Monday announced they had upgraded the charge to murder. Taunga appeared at the Manukau District Court on Monday morning where his bail was extended and no plea entered. The case will now be heard in the High Court at Auckland in S... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Olympic Sky TV injunction bid decision to be released todayFairfax questioned if Sky had the legal grounds to bring the action. Fairfax's
Olympic Sky TV injunction bid decision to be released today
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Fairfax questioned if Sky had the legal grounds to bring the action. Fairfax's lawyer, David Goddard QC, told the High Court at Auckland that Sky didn't have an exclusive licence for the event under New Zealand's copyright law. That law,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fairfax questions Sky's rights for Olympic injuctionto bring an injunction against it over the use of Olympic Games video. Fairfax
Fairfax questions Sky's rights for Olympic injuction
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
to bring an injunction against it over the use of Olympic Games video. Fairfax Queen's Counsel David Goddard told the High Court at Auckland on the second day of the injunction fight that Sky didn't have an exclusive license for the event... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Rio Olympics video clips on Stuff website 'exploitation', says Sky TVreporting for the purpose of current events, it is essentially for entertainmen
Rio Olympics video clips on Stuff website 'exploitation', says Sky TV
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
reporting for the purpose of current events, it is essentially for entertainment," Miles told Justice John Fogarty in the High Court at Auckland this afternoon. "The exploitation of Sky's footage competes directly with what it paid for", he... Read more
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NZCity
Manslaughter denied in Akld child shootingafter a toddler was found dead with a gunshot wound at a home on Favona Road in
Manslaughter denied in Akld child shooting
NZCity / Posted 21 days ago
after a toddler was found dead with a gunshot wound at a home on Favona Road in Mangere Bridge on June 2. Appearing in the High Court at Auckland on Wednesday, his lawyer entered not guilty pleas to those charges and another of possession of a... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Mega leaks about Kazakhstan government were just ‘journalistic,’ lawyer saysand Mega about whether the file sharing website should be compelled to disclose
Mega leaks about Kazakhstan government were just ‘journalistic,’ lawyer says
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 22 days ago
and Mega about whether the file sharing website should be compelled to disclose more user information was heard in the High Court at Auckland today. Mega’s lawyer said hacked information alleging corruption in the Kazakhstan government that... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Recidivist sex offender jailed for sexual conduct with 15-old he met through Tinderconduct with a 15-year-old girl he met through Tinder. Jareth James Graham De
Recidivist sex offender jailed for sexual conduct with 15-old he met through Tinder
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
conduct with a 15-year-old girl he met through Tinder. Jareth James Graham De Bussieres Fittall, 28, was sentenced in the High Court at Auckland today to six years imprisonment with a minimum non-parole period of three years. In 2011, Fittall,... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Mutual, Viaduct failures were ‘commercial daring, not fraud’, court hearsout of his company, Hunter Capital Group, and into finance company Viaduct Capi
Mutual, Viaduct failures were ‘commercial daring, not fraud’, court hears
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 22 days ago
out of his company, Hunter Capital Group, and into finance company Viaduct Capital, his counsel Rachael Reed told the High Court at Auckland this morning. Defence counsel began their opening addresses in the second day of a 12-week trial... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
'Commercial daring, not fraud' - Bublitzdaring, not fraud". Bublitz took "top-shelf advice" and respected regulatory r
'Commercial daring, not fraud' - Bublitz
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
daring, not fraud". Bublitz took "top-shelf advice" and respected regulatory rules, his lawyer Rachael Reed told the High Court at Auckland this morning. "The issues in this case commence with the Crown's miscategorisation of commercial... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Bublitz pulled strings in Viaduct, Mutual Finance deals, High Court hearsget Paul Bublitz's property company out of financial strife, the Crown has alle
Bublitz pulled strings in Viaduct, Mutual Finance deals, High Court hears
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 23 days ago
get Paul Bublitz's property company out of financial strife, the Crown has alleged at the start of a 12-week trial in the High Court at Auckland. Bublitz, who owned various property assets under the Hunter Capital group and faces 49 charges, and... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Mutual Finance property developer pleads guiltythis morning, as the Financial Markets Authority’s trial against the men behind
Mutual Finance property developer pleads guilty
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 23 days ago
this morning, as the Financial Markets Authority’s trial against the men behind the two finance companies begins in the High Court at Auckland before Justice Mark Woolford. The FMA has laid various charges over the collapse of Viaduct Capital... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Property developer Chevin pleads guilty on morning of trialPaul Bublitz, one of the defendants in the 12-week trial that began in the High
Property developer Chevin pleads guilty on morning of trial
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Paul Bublitz, one of the defendants in the 12-week trial that began in the High Court at Auckland this morning. Photo / Norrie Montgomery. An Auckland property developer associated with a failed finance company has pleaded guilty on the morning he... Read more
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NZCity
Accused collected benefit from dead unclebeen forged and Taylor knew she was not entitled to keep taking out a dead man'
Accused collected benefit from dead uncle
NZCity / Posted 25 days ago
been forged and Taylor knew she was not entitled to keep taking out a dead man's pension. Earlier, Cindy Taylor told the High Court at Auckland she had grown frustrated with the behaviour of her mother - who she lived with and took care of - and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Cindy Taylor found guilty in neglect case16 last year. She weighed just 29kg when she died. Her daughter Cindy Melissa
Cindy Taylor found guilty in neglect case
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 26 days ago
16 last year. She weighed just 29kg when she died. Her daughter Cindy Melissa Taylor, 43, has been on trial before the High Court at Auckland charged with her manslaughter. She denied failing to provide her mother with the necessary care to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Meth: Three guilty after 5-week trialbrings more marine mammals ashore The supervisor of the drug operation was Bro
Meth: Three guilty after 5-week trial
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 27 days ago
brings more marine mammals ashore The supervisor of the drug operation was Brownie Harding and he pleaded guilty in the High Court at Auckland in June to six charges of possession of meth for supply, two of conspiracy to supply meth, one of... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Auckland Transport manager admits taking bribes, gratuities for tenders, contractsthat involved letting of contracts and tenders for local authority work. Barri
Auckland Transport manager admits taking bribes, gratuities for tenders, contracts
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 28 days ago
that involved letting of contracts and tenders for local authority work. Barrie George entered the guilty pleas in the High Court at Auckland today for his part in a case of alleged bribery and corruption by former employees of Auckland... Read more
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NZCity
Former Akld council manager admits bribesto taking more than $100,000 worth of bribes from a contractor. Barrie Kenneth
Former Akld council manager admits bribes
NZCity / Posted 28 days ago
to taking more than $100,000 worth of bribes from a contractor. Barrie Kenneth James George, 69, on Wednesday in the High Court at Auckland pleaded guilty to two charges of taking bribes, including overseas holidays for his family, from a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Guilty plea in Auckland Transport caseof corruption and bribery in a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) prosecution.Barrie Ke
Guilty plea in Auckland Transport case
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 28 days ago
of corruption and bribery in a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) prosecution.Barrie Kenneth James George (69) appeared in the High Court at Auckland today to enter guilty pleas in relation to his part in a case of alleged bribery and corruption by... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland Transport boss pleads guilty to corruption chargesin gifts, including lavish holidays overseas, from roading contractors. Barrie
Auckland Transport boss pleads guilty to corruption charges
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 28 days ago
in gifts, including lavish holidays overseas, from roading contractors. Barrie Kenneth James George this morning at the High Court at Auckland pleaded guilty to two charges of accepting bribes as a public official when he took gifts worth... Read more
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NZCity
Auckland hammer killer jailed 12 yearsdead partner. Holding back tears, Mr Hawe-Wilson's mother, Paula Hawe, angrily
Auckland hammer killer jailed 12 years
NZCity / Posted 29 days ago
dead partner. Holding back tears, Mr Hawe-Wilson's mother, Paula Hawe, angrily lashed out at Tu at his sentencing in the High Court at Auckland on Tuesday. "You're disgusting. You should just rot. Scum," she said after reading a statement. "To... Read more
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NZCity
Death of friend a tragic mistake: defenceTroy Wright in Takanini last year. Opening the case for the prosecution on Mon
Death of friend a tragic mistake: defence
NZCity / Posted 30 days ago
Troy Wright in Takanini last year. Opening the case for the prosecution on Monday, Crown lawyer Yelena Yelavich told the High Court at Auckland Mr Wright died from a severe beating to his head and chest that left him bleeding on the floor of his... Read more
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NZCity
Mum hid bulimia: manslaughter accusedher death by dehydration and malnutrition, and then kept collecting her pension
Mum hid bulimia: manslaughter accused
NZCity / Posted 30 days ago
her death by dehydration and malnutrition, and then kept collecting her pension afterwards. On Monday, Taylor told the High Court at Auckland she and her mother had a falling out and were not on good terms after Ms Dung was convicted of drug... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Freemasons fight:wife wins battle for husband's moneytrust but not the capital, and that when she died, funds held would go to chari
Freemasons fight:wife wins battle for husband's money
The New Zealand Herald / Posted a month ago
trust but not the capital, and that when she died, funds held would go to charity. McNiece and Davis later applied to the High Court at Auckland for orders that, as trustees, they could pay the funds to Freemasons NZ. Related ContentCartoon:... Read more

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