The latest from Gavin Evans
Auditor-General sacking didn't follow Crown advice
By Gavin Evans | Fri, 05 Jun 2020
A parliamentary committee that sacked former Auditor-General Martin Matthews in 2017 couldn’t rely on Crown Law advice for its action as it didn’t follow the solicitor-general’s dire...
Better framework needed for emergency law making, MPs told
By Gavin Evans | Thu, 04 Jun 2020
Government agencies need to maintain a clear understanding of the scope and limits of the emergency powers they have to improve the country’s response to events like the covid-19 pandemic, MPs heard y...
Trustpower trims dividend, forecast for covid impacts
By Gavin Evans | Wed, 27 May 2020
Trustpower is picking a modest lift in operating earnings for the current financial year, reflecting dry conditions in the North Island and an expected increase in bad debts from the covid-19 crisis....