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Meth Use In Greyhound Racing Exposed

Press Release – SAFE NZ

In a judgement released yesterday , the Judicial Control Authority for Racing fined greyhound trainer Angela Turnwald $3,500 and disqualified them for four months in a doping case. The case was bought by the Racing Integrity Unity after the greyhound … Read more »

Bus Drivers Indefinitely Locked-out By Employer

Press Release – Council of Trade Unions

The Council of Trade Unions is shocked and appalled by the behaviour of NZ Bus, owned by Next Capital, which has today issued lock-out notices to Wellington Bus drivers for an indefinite period. CTU President Richard Wagstaff said, “this … Read more »

Distributing Intimate Images Without Consent Will Make You A Sex Criminal

Article – Ellie Franco Williams

Sexual harm using images will earn up to three years imprisonment if the proposed amendments to the Harmful Digital Communications Bill go through. The amendment would deem the individual distributor of intimate recordings without consent liable to … Read more »

“Not Tolerable Any More”

Article – Ellie Franco Williams

Support groups and experts in the rise of sexual abuse are rallying behind amendments to the Harmful Digital Communications Act. People have until midnight tomorrow night (April 23) to comment on the Harmful Digital Communications Act (Unauthorised Posting … Read more »

Early Release For Violent Killer Highlights What A Joke Our Justice System Really Is

Press Release – Sensible Sentencing Trust

The Parole Boards decision to grant an early release from prison for a man found guilty of a brutal and unprovoked attack is yet another example of the justice system failing at its core, says Darroch Ball co-leader of Sensible Sentencing Trust. Emilio … Read more »

Freedom Camping Public Meetings: Twizel, Thames, Whitianga, Tauranga, Taupō

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Public meetings are being held in Twizel, Thames, Whitianga, Tauranga and Taup from Tuesday 27 April for people to find out more about the governments proposals to improve freedom camping. The public meetings are a good opportunity for people … Read more »

Deposit Guarantee Scheme Provides Extra Security For Depositors

Press Release – NZ Bankers’ Association

The deposit guarantee scheme announced today by the government will provide even more security for people who have bank deposits. Our banks are among the best capitalised and regulated in the world. We saw their strength and resilience through … Read more »

New Deposit Takers Act A Step Closer

Press Release – The Treasury

A Cabinet decision to adopt the final measures resulting from the Reserve Bank Act Review will see drafting commence for new legislation to be known as the Deposit Takers Act. The measures announced by Minister of Finance Hon Grant Robertson will … Read more »

New Deposit Takers Act A Step Closer

Press Release – The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

A Cabinet decision to adopt the final measures resulting from the Reserve Bank Act Review will see drafting commence for new legislation to be known as the Deposit Takers Act. The measures announced by Minister of Finance Hon Grant Robertson will … Read more »

Public Online Meeting On The Pike River Disaster

Press Release – Socialist Equality Group

Public Zoom webinar: Ten years after the Pike River mine disaster: Political lessons in the fight for truth about the deaths of 29 miners The Socialist Equality Group (New Zealand) (SEG) and the World Socialist Web Site will hold an online public meeting … Read more »

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