Justice Headlines

Karl Leslie Raymond Marwood v Commissioner of Police

Press Release – NZ Supreme Court

The Commissioner of Police (the Commissioner) has commenced proceedings under the Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009 (CPRA) seeking profit forfeiture orders against Mr Marwood, his partner Ms King and a trust associated with them: the Perrin Trust. Read more »

Significant growth in training numbers

Press Release – Child Matters

A record 5,520 people from health, education, justice and the social sector organisations have received training in child protection this year from charitable organisation, Child Matters a significant increase in attendees of 40.3 per cent over the previous … Read more »

NZ company left hanging by Papua New Guinea government

Press Release – Evaluation Consult

New Zealand consultancy left hanging after Papua New Guinea Solicitor General fails to meet her statutory duty to sign a National Court certificate for payment of work completed in June 2014. Despite a court ruling, the PNG government has still not … Read more »

Protection against unfair competition focus of new book

Press Release – University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) Law lecturer Dr Christian Riffels first published book explores the subject of unfair competition, what international protections exist and the enforcement role of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Read more »

Minister recognises more service in the Pacific

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Corrections Minister Judith Collins today acknowledged seven staff who have helped to assist and develop Corrections services in the Pacific Islands over the last ten years. Read more »

Organisations Challenge the NZ Super Fund

Press Release – 350 Aotearoa

Today eleven organisations in New Zealand called for the New Zealand Super Fund to fully divest from fossil fuels. The organisations signed an open letter after the NZSF announced its climate change-focused investment policies last week. It urges … Read more »

Waikato academic strives to close justice gap

Press Release – University of Waikato

A Waikato University law academics proposal to establish an online court and further increase the monetary threshold of Disputes Tribunals could enable more Kiwis who are unable to afford legal representation to secure access to justice. Read more »

New rules for space launches in New Zealand

Press Release – Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Committee

New Zealand is poised to enter the space and rocket industry, setting itself up to become an international launch site for sending objects into outer space. Read more »

Researchers and scholars elected to the Royal Society

Press Release – The Royal Society of New Zealand

Nineteen top New Zealand researchers and scholars with a range of research interests, backgrounds and places of work have been announced as Fellows of the Royal Society of New Zealand at a forum today, an honour which recognises true international distinction … Read more »

Police response to IPCA report on use of Taser

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police accept the findings of an Independent Police Conduct Authority investigation into the use of a Taser on a Hokitika man in April 2015. Read more »

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