COMMENT:

The wheels of justice can turn very slowly. Very slowly indeed, it appears, when it comes to the lengthy dispute between Huka Lodge owner Alex van Heeren, one of the most powerful businessmen in New Zealand in the late 1980s and 1990s, and Michael Kidd, his former South African business partner.

Kidd is still waiting on the interim payment of US$25 million which High Court Justice John Fogarty ordered to be paid within a month by van Heeren on April 15, 2015, along with providing an accounting of their assets as a result of litigation between them stretching back

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