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The PR firm hired to do a rich-lister's dirty work

Sam Hurley

New Zealand Herald business journalist

Details of a conspiracy between a politically connected PR firm hired by a Kiwi rich-lister to dissolve an indecent assault complaint can now be told for the first time. Sam Hurley reports.

Two witnesses who played a key role in helping prosecutors convict a wealthy and prominent businessman will avoid the prospect of prison, despite the Crown considering them "guilty".

Hamish Jevan Goulter and his friend and