The country's largest Muslim school is at the centre of a probe after complaints to the Ministry of Education.

Last week, auditors from PricewaterhouseCoopers began a forensic financial investigation into mismanagement of funds and staffing issues at Al–Madinah School, in Māngere, Auckland.

The principal had hired his brother as a head of department and his sister-in-law as a school counsellor.

Parents were notified in a newsletter that the board of trustees had been dissolved and replaced by a new commissioner, Bruce Adin, a former Minister of Education regional manager.


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