Case number 201038
Power To Me
A Christchurch couple is facing Serious Fraud Office charges for allegedly running a $4.1 million Ponzi scheme using funds obtained from more than 60 investors. Thomas Alexander Kokouri Tuira (also known as Alex Tuira) and Aroha Awhinanui Tuira each face 115 charges of obtaining by deception.
August 2025Aug 2025A trial date has been set for 4 August 2025 at the Christchurch High Court.
May 2023May 2023SFO announces it has filed charges against Thomas Alexander Kokouri Tuira (also known as Alex Tuira) and Aroha Awhinanui Tuira.
November 2021Nov 2021SFO announces it has executed search warrants in relation to an investigation concerning Thomas Alexander Tuira, Aroha Awhinanui Tuira and their companies Ngākau Aroha Investments Limited and Power to Me Aotearoa Tapui Limited.