Justice Headlines

Lively entertainment for Green Corridor launch parade

Press Release – Rotorua Lakes Council

A variety of local artists is set to serenade and entertain parade-goers at Thursdays (8 October) Green Corridor launch celebrations – from dancers and drummers, to bagpipes and singers, and more. Coinciding with the 2015 Rotorua Tulip Fest and annual Frocks … Read more »

Climate finance ‘woefully inadequate’

Press Release – Caritas Aotearoa

Climate finance funding to help the most vulnerable Oceania communities adapt to climate change is ‘woefully inadequate’ and simply not getting to those who need it most, a report by Catholic social justice agency Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand … Read more »

Gun threat at Christchurch MSD Service Delivery unacceptable

Press Release – PSA

The Public Service Association (PSA) is alarmed at the incident at a Christchurch MSD Service Delivery office this morning, where a shotgun was brandished at security guards by an MSD client. Read more »

Can Auckland ever deliver affordable housing?

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

Property Councils Residential Development Summit will explore housing unaffordability in Auckland by looking at its key causes. Read more »

Norton Joins Forces with Jarryd Hayne

Press Release – Symantec

AUCKLAND October 6, 2015 Norton by Symantec today announced a partnership with 49ers NFL newcomer Jarryd Hayne that will aim to raise awareness about cyberbullying and educate consumers about online crime. Read more »

New flag designs may pose problems

Press Release – Zone IP

New Zealands proposed new flag designs especially the single black and white silver fern could spell problems for companies with existing, but similar designs, that are registered trade marks. Read more »

Business lobbies, wine growers, meat sector welcome TPP

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 6 (BusinessDesk) – Business lobbies, wine growers and the country’s meat sector have welcomed the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade and investment agreement, which left Fonterra Cooperative Group cold after prolonged negotiations wrung only small, … Read more »

TPP agreement poses serious threat to global Internet users

Press Release – OpenMedia

October 4, 2015 The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement reached today comes as the result of over five years of negotiations and poses an extreme threat to free expression online. Read more »

TPPA means copyright law reform needed

Press Release – Internet NZ

With the conclusion of the years-long negotiating process for the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) in the United States this morning, InternetNZ says the wait for the detailed text now begins and in copyright law, changes will be needed in … Read more »

Secret TPP deal lacks detail on medicines

Press Release – AFTINET

The announcement of a secret in principle TPP deal without publication of the text may hide shameful trade-offs on issues like medicines and corporate rights to sue governments. These should be decided though open democratic parliamentary … Read more »

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