Playboy’s Paradise – a New Brand for New Zealand?

The Auckland arrest of billionaire Kim Dotcom, an investor and online piracy facilitator file-sharing host, in his mansion made worldwide news headlines – and cost Kiwi taxpayers at least $70,000. Along with American agents, the New Zealand police had been conducting an investigation into Dotcom’s website Megaupload since August of last year. He and six…

ACC Calls In Serious Fraud Office

First it was the allegations of bribery and the ‘homes for sex’ scandal at Housing New Zealand, now it’s the behaviour of staff at the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) that’s causing concern. “The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) says it has referred “matters of concern” to the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). “While investigating a staff member’s…