Where is our ‘billionaire’ Mikhail Khimich?
A Russian rich lister who once mixed with the rich and famous here but struck business troubles and a drink driving prosecution, is stuck back in Moscow -- with increasing questions over his personal and business background.
How the three inquiries into ‘uplifts’ will work
The Chief Ombudsman says he can provide a “truly independent” look at Oranga Tamariki’s uplifts process.
‘Mitigation plan’ in Maxwell bullying case
An SSC investigation clears the Retirement Commissioner but acknowledges concerns about her “abrasive, unpleasant” approach.
Two mothers united by evil
Watch video interview: Melanie Reid talks to the mothers of two victims of Paul Wilson, united by horror and anger at how it could happen again.
Fiji resort charges ‘too little, too late’
Fiji has suddenly decided to throw the book at a Chinese resort developer who has desecrated part of a popular island without environmental permits.
Massive resort desecrates Fiji island jewel
A Chinese hotel development has ripped out a reef, dumped waste, blocked other landowners and disturbed traditional fisheries - all before gaining legal approvals.
Diane Maxwell - Is she a bully?
Allegations from more than a dozen former staff claim their boss, Diane Maxwell, has overseen a culture of bullying and management which impacted the health and wellbeing of multiple staff.
Meth-testing’s ‘wild west’
In part two of a deep dive into the businesses and the people behind the meth-testing debacle, Branko Marcetic speaks to some players in the ‘multi-layered’ failure.