Justice Headlines

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Eva Orner

Press Release – The Nation

But as the number of asylum seekers arriving by boat grew in the 1990, successive governments fought back with harsher and harsher laws. Read more »

Search for Mary Berrington – UPDATE 2

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Search and rescue teams will be undertaking an intensive search of properties and out buildings in the immediate vicinity of Marys home in Upper Hutt. Read more »

Q + A – Sunday July 24

Press Release – TVNZ

1. A US naval ship will visit later NZ this year, the first in 30 years. Is this a victory for New Zealand? The architect of our anti-nuclear legislation, former Prime Minister Sir Geoffrey Palmer is interviewed by Political Editor Corin Dann. Read more »

Auckland Council receives Unitary Plan recommendations

Press Release – Auckland Council

The USB stick containing the Independent Hearings Panels recommendations for the Aucklands Unitary Plan. Read more »

Two women arrested for smuggling $7 million methamphetamine

Press Release – New Zealand Customs Service

Two women have been arrested in Hamilton and Invercargill for attempting to smuggle multiple packages of methamphetamine or P with a potential street value of up to $7 million. Read more »

Govt acknowledges ‘herculean’ task

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The work of the Judge David Kirkpatrick-led Independent Hearings Panel in successfully reporting the proposed Auckland Unitary Plan back to the council is a herculean task which has to be acknowledged, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says. Read more »

Wanted man located by Police

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police would like to thank the many members of the public and local residents who phoned Police advising of suspicious activity in the Khandallah area on Friday morning. Read more »

Beware Heavy Hand of Govt, Councils Told

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is warning councils that the heavy hand of the government is threatening their existence. Read more »

Kermadec/Rangitāhua Ocean Sanctuary closer

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government is welcoming a parliamentary committee recommendation that the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary Bill be passed with amendments, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says. Read more »

Schools urged to make submissions on new Education Bill

Press Release – NZSTA

Proposals to update the Education Act for the 21st century reflect a need to think about the flexibility schools and others need in their legislation, says Acting Secretary for Education Katrina Casey. Read more »

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