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The story of the architect who stole trade secrets

Sam Hurley

New Zealand Herald business journalist

Today a jury found an Auckland architect guilty of a rare crime - stealing trade secrets. Sam Hurley writes about the at times confusing and unusual trial.

Michael Davies, the Auckland architect accused of stealing trade secrets stood silently todayas he waited for the jury to deliver his fate.

Having spent the day in the cold holding cells while the jury deliberated,