Justice Headlines

Central District Police bust burglary ring

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police staff from Palmerston North, Whanganui, and the Taranaki have been working together in response to a series of burglaries committed across area borders over the past six weeks. Read more »

Hearings Panel recommends university bylaw exemption

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

A Christchurch City Council Hearings Panel has recommended a proposed alcohol ban surrounding the University of Canterbury exempt the campus. The panel, comprising Chairman David East and members Helene Mautner and Faimeh Burke, convened today. … Read more »

PQ Financial Services—Registration of Providers

Press Release – Hansard

11. Financial ServicesRegistration of Providers [Sitting date: 24 July 2014. Volume:700;Page:5. Text is subject to correction.] 11. Dr JIAN YANG (National) to the Minister of Consumer Affairs : What changes have recently come into force that strengthen financial service … Read more »

Umere says ‘taihoa’ on Māori Language Strategy

Press Release – Umere

A Maori Language advocacy group, Umere, is calling for a rain check on the Mori Language Strategy Bill, which is being introduced to parliament this week. “The submissions on the MLS have been released by Te Puni Kkiri and they are overwhelmingly … Read more »

Further restrictions to dangerous laser pointers welcomed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew has welcomed a bill which will make possession of a high-power laser pointer in public, without a reasonable excuse, an offence. Read more »

Māori Language (Te Reo Māori) Bill

Speech – New Zealand Government

Mr Speaker, I move that the Mori Language (Te Reo Mori) Bill be now read a first time. I nominate the Mori Affairs Committee to consider the bill. Read more »

First rebuilt homes completed by offenders

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Corrections Minister Anne Tolley and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith have welcomed the completed refurbishment of the first four earthquake-damaged red zone houses in Christchurch, undertaken as part of a joint initiative between the Department … Read more »

David Cunliffe happy to hide sex offender’s identity

Press Release – Sensible Sentencing Trust

..:: For immediate release ::.. 24/07/14 David Cunliffe happy to hide sex offenders identity – (and in fact enjoy lunch with them) Read more »

Budget Legislation To Be Completed Next Week

Article – ParliamentToday.co.nz

The programme for Parliaments last week has been mapped out by Acting Leader of the House Chris Finlayson. Read more »

MANA launches te reo Māori policy

Press Release – Mana Party

MANA is launching its te reo Mori policy this morning ahead of the first reading of the governments Mori Language Strategy Bill this afternoon, said MANA deputy leader and candidate for Waiariki, Annette Sykes. Read more »

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