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Case number 160220


Nikoloff & Gallagher

Gerard Gallagher and Simon Nikoloff, who worked for the Christchurch Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) and Ōtākaro Ltd, have pleaded not guilty to corruption charges.

Case Timeline

  • February 2023Feb 2023
    Trial has been rescheduled to February 2023.
  • August 2021Aug 2021
    Trial scheduled to commence in the Christchurch High Court on 16 August 2021.
  • September 2020Sep 2020
    SFO announces on 11 September that corruption charges against former CERA employees had been filed.