Auckland property developer Augustine Lau's trail of destruction

Lau remains convinced that if he argues the toss for long enough, the courts will eventually see his point of view . “This is justice. You need to keep on going, like the gays and lesbians. Twenty years ago, they say go to jail, they’re no good.

“This country is a very funny country. If you keep going for five to 10 years, you’ll get it right. Like Maori and the water rights.”