Justice Headlines

Submissions Called on Waitara Lands Bill

Press Release – New Plymouth District Council

Now is the time to send your comments to Parliaments select committee on the New Plymouth District Council (Waitara Lands) Bill. Read more »

Taking the Long View: Protecting Our Wild Places

Article – Gord Stewart

Green Party co-leader, James Shaw, chose the Environmental Defence Societys recent annual conference to propose a small levy of $14-$18 applied to international visitors at the border. The funds raised would be spent on conservation management and tourist … Read more »

Clarifying ‘supplier’ in the Consumer Guarantees Act

Press Release – Commerce Committee

The Consumer Guarantees (Removal of Unrelated Party Lender Responsibility) Amendment Bill seeks to amend the definition of ‘supplier’ in the current Consumer Guarantees Act 1993. Read more »

Public to have their say on Waitara Lands Bill

Press Release – Maori Affairs Committee

Public submissions are now open on the Waitara Lands Bill, which is being considered by Parliaments Mori Affairs Committee. Read more »

Claims Settlement Bill is now open for submissions

Press Release – Maori Affairs Committee

Whakaputaina mai whakaaro, m te Pire Whakataunga Kerme a Rangitne T Mai R (Wairarapa Tamaki nui–Rua). Read more »

New Watson doco a waste of a million taxpayer dollars

Press Release – Investigate Magazine

AUCKLAND: The author of three books on the Scott Watson case says a new docudrama on the mystery is a waste of one million dollars of taxpayer funding. Read more »

Stop the deportations of Indian International Students

Press Release – Racial Equality Aotearoa

Racial Equity Aotearoa unequivocally condemns the treatment of migrant students by Immigration New Zealand and the National-led government. Many international students now face the threat of deportation due to falsified documents produced without their … Read more »

Pencils, Spreadsheet Calculations Create Remand Dates Mess

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Relying on pencils, calculators and spreadsheets to work out prisoner release dates is the direct cause of massive blundering over prisoner release that could end up costing taxpayers millions, says New Zealand First. Read more »

Gordon Campbell on Judith Collins’ self correction

Column – Gordon Campbell

Thousands of prisoners currently in prison may be entitled to an earlier release than expected and compensation because Corrections has incorrectly calculated their term of imprisonment. Thousands more who have been released (and who served … Read more »

Noisy action to highlight Todd’s climate crimes

Press Release – Oil Free Wellington

Community group Oil Free Wellington will be making noise at Todd Corporations Wellington headquarters today to protest the companys ongoing oil and gas exploration, including fracking. Read more »

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