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Update: Search for helicopter, Lake Wanaka

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A Police-led search around Lake Wanaka for a missing helicopter and pilot has been suspended for the day. Read more »

Update – search for helicopter + statement

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A Police-led search is continuing around Lake Wanaka for a helicopter and pilot reported overdue yesterday lunchtime. Read more »

Q+A: Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage

Press Release – TVNZ

Conservation and Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage signals a ban on single use plastic bags is imminent. We are very close to making some announcements on single-use plastic bags and about phasing them out, so there will be a consultation … Read more »

Titford book author backs wrongful convictions body

Press Release – Mike Butler

The proposed Criminal Cases Review Commission to look at apparent miscarriages of justice would be a great help now that justice has become a rich persons game, Titford book author Mike Butler said today. Read more »

Q+A: Dr Jackie Blue interviewed by Corin Dann

Press Release – TVNZ

Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner Dr Jackie Blue the UN is shocked at how women are treated in the family court. Dr Jackie Blue told TVNZ 1s Q+A programme, one thing they were particularly shocked about, and that was how women … Read more »

The Nation: Minister for Climate Change James Shaw

Press Release – The Nation

Simon Shepherd: Public submissions closed this week on the Governments Zero Carbon Bill. Around 15,000 people had their say on the bill, which will set a target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and establish an independent climate change … Read more »

Two arrested in McLaren Falls homicide investigation

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Two people have been arrested in relation to Operation Conga, the investigation into the death of Ngaruawahia man Mitchell Paterson. Read more »

Threats of violence continue as fascist duo get visas

Press Release – Auckland Peace Action

We are alarmed at the impending arrival of white supremacists Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux, and will aim to organise a non-violent anti-racist response to any public events in Auckland, said Valerie Morse, member of Auckland Peace … Read more »

Urgent Call for Submissions: Election Access Fund Bill

Press Release – Auckland Disability Law

Auckland Disability Law (ADL) supports removing the barriers for Disabled and Deaf People’s participation in elections and the political process. The Election Access Fund Bill assists in that aim. That is why ADL supports the Bill, and have made a … Read more »

Thursday evening incident in Invercargill

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police would like to reassure the public after an incident in Invercargill late last night. Read more »

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