Justice Headlines

ACT leader’s race-based privilege claims “preposterous”

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology

Historian Professor Paul Moon has blasted ACT leader Jamie Whytes recent policy announcement on so-called race-based legislation. Read more »

Local Government Amendment Bill passes third reading

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Local Government Act Amendment Bill (No 3) passed its third and final reading in parliament tonight. It paves the way for improved housing affordability and more effective local government says Associate Local Government Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-liga. … Read more »

Local Govt Amendment Passes Into Law

Article – ParliamentToday.co.nz

Legislation amending councils ability to charge development level fees passed into law this evening after the Government completed it Budgets process for the year. Read more »

Ministers condemned for failing to meet Papuan journalist

Press Release – West Papua Action Auckland

West Papua Action Auckland is shocked that that Ministers Coleman and Tolley have decided against giving even a brief time to meet with visiting Papuan journalist Victor Mambor (Chair of the Papua Chapter of the Association of Independent Journalists … Read more »

Questions and Answers – July 29

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

MinistersConfidence 1. METIRIA TUREI (Co-Leader – Green) to the Prime Minister : Does he have confidence in all his Ministers? Read more »

PQ 12. Conservation, Minister—Statements

Press Release – Hansard

12. Hon RUTH DYSON (Labour – Port Hills) to the Minister of Conservation : Does he stand by all his recent statements? Read more »

PQ 4. Family Justice System—Reports

Press Release – Hansard

4. JOANNE HAYES (National) to the Minister of Justice : What recent reports has she received on the Family Dispute Resolution services in the reformed Family Justice system? Read more »

Home detention for pokie money theft

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

A former manager of Aucklands Albion Hotel was today sentenced in the Auckland District Court to five months home detention and 100 hours community work after being convicted in February of stealing more than $35,000 of gaming machine money. Read more »

Parents empowered to settle out of court

Press Release – New Zealand Government

More parents are resolving their disputes outside of court only months after the Governments family justice reforms came into effect, Justice Minister Judith Collins announced today. Read more »

Spat between Minister Smith and Fish and Game overdue – ACT

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

With the latest spat between Minister Nick Smith and Fish and Games Bryce Johnston hitting fever pitch, ACT Primary Industry Spokesman Don Nicolson says a review of the Fish and Game legislation will be an ACT ambition in the next parliament. Read more »

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