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14 March 2019

Customs targets tobacco smuggling (14 November 2019)

14 November 2019 New Zealand Customs Service says it has made arrests after executing a series of search warrants in Auckland.It says a mother and her adult son have been arrested after investigations identified a family-based criminal enterprise operating out of Auckland which was manipulating travellers to illegally bring... More about Customs targets tobacco smuggling.

IRD releases factsheet on tax evasion, tax fraud and money laundering (14 November 2019)

14 November 2019 The Inland Revenue Department has released a factsheet, Tax evasion, tax fraud and money laundering.The factsheet aims to give AML/CFT reporting entities an understanding of the relationship between tax evasion and tax fraud, and money laundering.IRD says tax evasion and tax fraud are predicate offences for... More about IRD releases factsheet on tax evasion, tax fraud and money laundering.

Courts opening hours over the 2019/20 Christmas and New Year period (14 November 2019)

14 November 2019 The following information on the hours of courts and tribunals has been supplied by the Ministry of Justice.Supreme CourtThe Chief Justice has determined the following:Close: 5pm, Monday, 23 December 2019.Open: 9am, Monday, 6 January 2020.Emergency Contact: Kieron McCarron, 021 688 740.Court of AppealThe President of the... More about Courts opening hours over the 2019/20 Christmas and New Year period.

RMA review panel seeking feedback (13 November 2019)

13 November 2019 The Resource Management Act review panel has released an issues and options paper and is seeking public feedback to assist with its final report.The paper, Transforming the resource management system: Opportunities for change, says it starts a conversation about issues to be considered and addressed in... More about RMA review panel seeking feedback.

"Huge gaps" in environmental data (13 November 2019)

13 November 2019 The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Simon Upton, says "huge gaps" in environmental data and knowledge are bedevilling understanding of environment understanding.Mr Upton has released a report, Focusing Aotearoa New Zealand's environmental reporting system, which reviews how New Zealand reports on the state of the environment.The... More about "Huge gaps" in environmental data.

Last updated on the 14th March 2019