Justice Headlines

WINZ debt can and should be wiped

Press Release – ActionStation

After today accepting a petition from ActionStation member Kyle MacDonald calling on her to wipe WINZ emergency housing debt, the Minister for Social Development Anne Tolley informed ActionStation that changes to the current policy will be brought … Read more »

Minister undermines State Sector Act – PPTA

Press Release – PPTA

The education minister is undermining the principles of integrity and honesty in teacher appointments by interfering with a legal decision designed to avoid cronyism. Read more »

Criminals hit by billion-dollar hole in pocket

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister of Police 25 May 2016 Media Statement Criminals hit by billion-dollar hole in pocket Read more »

Law Commission Review of Property (Relationships) Act 1976

Press Release – Law Commission

The Minister of Justice has requested that the Law Commission commence a review of the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 (the Act). Read more »

Police Minister admits resolution rates fall short

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Police Minister Judith Collins has admitted in Parliament current burglary resolution rates are not meeting the expectations of our communities, says Labours Police spokesman Stuart Nash Read more »

First Reading of Whanganui River Settlement Bill

Press Release – Whanganui River Iwi

E rere kau mai te Awa nui mai i te Kahui Maunga ki Tangaroa Ko au te Awa, ko te Awa ko au (The great river flows from the mountains to the sea I am the River and the River is me) The First Reading of Te Awa Tupua (Whanganui River Claims Settlement) … Read more »

NZLS supports Land Transfer Bill

Press Release – New Zealand Law Society

The New Zealand Law Society welcomes the modernisation of the Land Transfer Act but is concerned about how some of its new provisions will work. Read more »

Initialling DoS brings $100 million one step closer

Press Release – Te Tira Whakaemi o Te Wairoa

Te Tira Whakaemi o Te Wairoa (Te Tira) has initialled its Deed of Settlement with the Crown at Parliament today, marking a significant step in its Treaty of Waitangi negotiations process. Read more »

World-leading Te Awa Tupua bill passes First Reading

Press Release – The Maori Party

E rere kau mai te awa nui. Mai i te khui maunga ki Tangaroa. Ko au te awa. Ko te awa ko au. Read more »

Two Treaty settlement bills pass first reading

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations 25 May 2016 Media Statement Two Treaty settlement bills pass first reading Read more »

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