Justice Headlines

March and Rally to raise awareness on rape culture & consent

Press Release – Rape Crisis Dunedin

Every year, Rape Crisis Dunedin organises an awareness-raising event in the Dunedin community. In past years (2011-2013) it organised the Slutwalk march and rally. This year, the focus is on raising awareness about enthusiastic consent. The event is … Read more »

Lawyers, clients warned take care with emailed instructions

Press Release – New Zealand Law Society

The New Zealand Law Society is warning lawyers and clients of lawyers to be extremely careful with taking and issuing instructions by email. This follows recent instances where a law firm or clients email system has been hacked and false instructions … Read more »

Shannon Wastewater Solution Likely Soon

Press Release – Horowhenua District Council

Resource consent applications for Shannons wastewater treatment plant discharges are progressing well, thanks to effective collaboration between Horowhenua District Council and submitters. Read more »

The socialist alternative to austerity and war

Article – World Socialist Web Site

Public meeting: After the New Zealand electionthe socialist alternative to austerity and war By Tom Peters 29 September 2014 Read more »

Safety gear no good if it is not used

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

Roofing company W. Goile Roofing Limited has been fined $45,000 and ordered to pay reparation of $3,000 after one of its employees fell from a height of 2.5 metres. Read more »

Dunne and Key Sign Agreement

Article – Elizabeth Beattie

United Future Leader Peter Dunne and Prime Minister John Key today signed an agreement outlining the nature of The National Party and United Futures political relationship. The agreement also specified that Dunne will remain Minister of Internal Affairs, … Read more »

The Act Party and The National Party sign agreement

Article – Elizabeth Beattie

The Act Party and The National Party sign agreement By Elizabeth Beattie 29 September 2014 Read more »

Communities Still Count

Trevor McGlinchey - Executive Officer, NZCCSS

Trevor McGlinchey – Executive Officer, NZCCSS

From Trevor McGlinchey
Executive Officer, NZCCSS

The efforts of many organisations to influence the electorate and the political parties they voted for in the lead up to the 2014 Election is over. The voting public has spoken and provided a strong endorsement to the centre-right National Government led by John Key. New Zealanders have voted for a centre right government but they remain concerned about our high rates of inequality and child poverty. We must ensure we continue to advocate for policies that will support vulnerable members of our communities to realise their potential.
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An open letter to the Prime Minister

Press Release – Transparency International NZ

in which Transparency International New Zealand asks the Prime Minister to ensure integrity underpins all work he leads “in the best interests of all New Zealanders” Read more »

First anniversary for City Assist ambassadors

Press Release – Hastings District Council

Tomorrow marks the first anniversary of the formation of the City Assist team in Hastings CBD. The ambassadors began walking the streets of the central shopping area in Hastings on Monday 30th September 2013, in response to calls for greater security … Read more »

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