NZ First, annual returns of donations 2005-7
Electoral Commission decision 2008-38, NZ First, annual returns of donations 2005-7
Dated: 20 October 2008
Decision Number: 2008-38
Summary of withheld decision
Donations made to New Zealand First in the 2005, 2006 and 2007 years were not included in New Zealand First’s annual returns of donations for the relevant years.
No offence committed by the Party Secretary in respect of the 2007 annual return. New Zealand First is required to file amended returns and accompanying auditor’s reports for the 2005 and 2006 years. The determination is in respect of the actions of the Party Secretary for New Zealand First only, as considered under Part 6 of the Electoral Act.
This summary does not form part of the decision, which is withheld for now in order to avoid potential prejudice to a continuing police investigation. An amended 2007 return and accompanying auditor's report are available for public inspection under Downloads, at right [at http://www.elections.org.nz/administration/ec-corp-info/ec-decisions/electoral-commission-decision-2008-38.html and below].