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Democracy under Fire on Firearms Law Reform

Press Release – COLFO

Democracy under Fire on Firearms Law Reform – COLFO SUNDAY 17 NOVEMBER 2019 The Government supposedly wants to hear from all New Zealanders about firearms law reform unless you happen to be a licenced firearms owner. Read more »

Fairer rules for tenants and landlords

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Fairer rules for tenants and landlords The Government has delivered on its promise to the over one million New Zealanders who now rent to make it fairer and more secure, Associate Minister of Housing (Public Housing) Kris Faafoi has announced today. Both … Read more »

Whanganui Police seek vehicle after robbery

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Whanganui Police is seeking the help from the community to locate a white Toyota Corolla Station wagon, registration FUN993. Read more »

The Nation: Simon Shepherd interviews David Seymour

Press Release – The Nation

Simon Shepherd: David Seymour’s euthanasia bill passed this week, and next week he will be putting the finishing touches on his next bill. Is he just a very hard-working politician or is this the longest one-person election campaign known to mankind? … Read more »

The Nation: Simon Shepherd interviews Meghan Murphy

Press Release – The Nation

Simon Shepherd: It’s Transgender Awareness Week, the same week a feminist group, Speak Up For Women, has brought Megan Murphy from Canada to speak in New Zealand. Murphy is a radical feminist who believes trans women aren’t women, views that have … Read more »

Universities must uphold free speech or have funding cut

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Tertiary institutions will be legally required to protect academic freedom and free speech on campus or risk losing funding under a new members bill proposed by ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

Partnership visa rules, time to get it right

Article – New Zealand Immigration Law

Immigration Law expert Aaron Martin comments on the recent backtrack from the immigration minister on partnership visa laws, he points out that there are other major flaws in the thinking around this visa category. Read more »

Arohata Prison Christmas concert “humanising and healing”

Press Release – Arts Access Aotearoa

When Marama* got up on stage to sing in Arohata Prisons annual Christmas concert, the audience wasnt prepared for what happened next. As she sang the Whitney Houston song I will always love you , dedicated to her children, people began to cry. By … Read more »

Sexual Violence Legislation Bill has its first reading

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A Bill to improve the court systems response to sexual violence has passed its first reading in Parliament today. Justice Minister Andrew Little says the Sexual Violence Legislation Bill will reduce the trauma sexual violence complainants experience … Read more »

Mental Health Foundation says ART trials must stop

Press Release – Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation strongly opposes the introduction of armed police to Aotearoa New Zealand due to well-founded concerns that guns will disproportionately be used against individuals experiencing mental health crises. Read more »

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