November 24-30 Issue 3785by Listener Archive
<h3>COVER STORY</h3> <h4>Crackdown - how officials are swooping on family trusts</h4>
Crackdown - how officials are swooping on family trusts
Ruth Laugesen reports on how the Government are tightening screws on recovering rest home costs, with family trusts set up decades ago now considered fair game. Also in this issue, Karl du Fresne reports on the reviewing of New Zealand's constitution; Jenny Macintyre speaks with a former Kiwi high-flyer about his new mission in rapidly changing Myanmar; Jane Clifton reports on Agatha Christie's play The Mousetrap that has come to Wellington; and Guyon Espiner speaks with outspoken talkback host and sometime politician John Tamihere. He has travelled a rocky road, but now he's back again tilting at Labour windmills.
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