21:35 South Island alpine roads could see up to 50cms of snow accumulate overnight.

21:27 Bad weather prevented rescue helicopter flying to scene of crash on SH1 north of Taupo that's left one man critically injured. The highway's closed fr

21:21 A man has died in a single vehicle crash southwest of Christchurch near Burnham.

21:17 The Hurricanes take the win 27 - 20 in their Super Rugby hit out against the Highlanders in Wellington.

21:16 Newshub has uncovered the case of an 82-year-old man and his partner living inside a van in west Auckland.

Wed, 19 Sep 2012

Post quake fraud big issue

interest.co.nz Managing Editor Bernard Hickey tells RadioLIVE's Marcus Lush A Deloitte expert has warned of the huge potential for fraud in the Christchurch rebuild as billions of dollars of funds flows quickly into the city. Construction was a particularly risky industry with potential for backhanders, price fixing and cosy subcontracting arrangements on big capital projects. The Serious Fraud Office has even considered setting up an office there. It is already investigating a fraud that could be worth up to NZ$250 mln.

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