READ MORE:* Songs, jokes and serious fraud in New Zealand politics* Serious Fraud Office will investigate NZ First Foundation* NZ First foundation donations referred to SFO by police* NZ First donations scandal threatens to upend election yearDuring the three months leading up to any election, there is a cap on how much parties can spend. KEVIN STENT/STUFF NZ First leader Winston Peters fronts the media over the NZ First Foundation donation allegations. The National Party Foundation was set up in 2013. Its donations are treated as party donations by National and declared, even though they are not used for routine party spending. Peters first denied knowing anything about the NZ First Foundation, then denied that it had anything to do with the NZ First political party.
Source: Stuff February 21, 2020 16:00 UTC