Justice Headlines

“Missing woman found”

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The 60-year-old Chinese visitor was reported missing after she left the Heartland Hotel foyer around 2.55am on April 27. Read more »

Local government supports fire services reform

Press Release – Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) supports the reform announced today by Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne which will merge and modernise New Zealands fire services. Read more »

Killers in waiting: Special patients need special monitoring

Press Release – Sensible Sentencing Trust

Fourteen years ago Richard Hawkins murdered his brother. He was found not guilty by reason of insanity, and detained as a special patient in a secure mental hospital. That status was lifted in 2011, and Hawkins was discharged into the community. … Read more »

Seafood companies challenge Govt through High Court

Press Release – Fishing Industry Association

Seafood companies have filed proceedings in the High Court ( Statement of Claim ) in response to the Governments unilateral move to establish the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary without recognition of existing rights and contrary to international obligations … Read more »

Tiwai Point in-lieu victory vindication

Press Release – E tu

The former E t lawyer who managed the Tiwai Point in-lieu case through to the Court of Appeal has welcomed as fantastic a Supreme Court decision which brings the four-year case to a close. Read more »

PSA pleased with Minister’s promises

Press Release – Public Service Association

Fire service staff across the country have had a promise their jobs are safe – and the PSA wants their voices heard loud and clear throughout the transition to the new Fire and Emergency New Zealand. Read more »

$303m to merge and modernise New Zealand’s fire services

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Peter Dunne Minister of Internal Affairs 29 April 2016 Media Statement Budget 2016: $303m to merge and modernise New Zealands fire services Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today announced funding of $303 million over five years to combine … Read more »

Arrests made in Papatoetoe aggravated robbery

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Counties Manukau Police have arrested two teenagers following an alleged aggravated robbery at Hari Superette, Papatoetoe on 3 April 2016. Read more »

Dunne Speaks – The Panama Papers Fall-out

Press Release – United Future NZ Party

DUNNE SPEAKS Friday 29 April New Zealands tax system is generally well-regarded. In part that is because of our focus on a broad base, low rate approach to personal and corporate taxation, and in part it is because our system is relatively easy to … Read more »

Labour claims new Home-Start scheme “vastly underperforming”

Article – BusinessDesk

April 28 (BusinessDesk) – Labour has warned one of the government’s policies to help first-time buyers is “vastly underperforming” and having little impact in Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city. Read more »

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