Justice Headlines

Police Role in Nelson Supermarket Wage Campaign Criticised

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Nelson supermarkets should have nothing to fear from their workers joining together in union, and the Police have no place in blocking workers from getting organised for better wages. Read more »

Further Description of Male in Palmerston North Incident

Press Release – New Zealand Police

After further information received today, Police can now release a rough description of the male who pulled a 5 year-old girl into his car on Friday morning, 12 February. Read more »

ADF CEO comments on passing of Justice Scalia

Press Release – Alliance Defending Freedom

The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom President, CEO, and General Counsel Alan Sears regarding the passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia: Read more »

Palmerston North Investigation Continues

Press Release – New Zealand Police

After inquiries made this afternoon, police are now looking for any sightings of a late model Nissan Maxima similar to the image attached. Read more »

Police Operation Ferry Road near Richardson Terrace Woolston

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police are investigating an incident earlier tonight resulting in the sudden death of one person on the river bank near this location. Read more »

Civil Defence and Emergency Management Amendment Bill

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

The Chairperson of the Government Administration Committee is inviting submissions on the Civil Defence and Emergency Management Amendment Bill. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, 24 March 2016. Read more »

Zero-hours here to stay

Press Release – Public Service Association

The government misled New Zealand workers when it promised to outlaw zero-hours contracts – and the Public Service Associations deeply disappointed. Read more »

Patents Amendment Bill – call for submissions

Press Release – Select Committee Office

The Commerce Committee is currently considering the Patents (Trans-Tasman Patent Attorneys and Other Matters) Amendment Bill. The bill proposes an amendment to the grounds on which a person can oppose the grant of a patent under the Patents Act … Read more »

Less Loving Correction Equals More Abuse

Press Release – Conservative Party

The Conservative Party is horrified at the latest statistics brought to light in the Family First report “Defying Human Nature: An Analysis of New Zealands 2007 Anti-Smacking Law. Alarming findings such as Police stats which show there … Read more »

Abduction Heightens Call for Data Base

Press Release – Sensible Sentencing Trust

12 February 2016 The abduction of an innocent 5 year old Palmerston North child highlights the importance for New Zealand to have a registered sex offender data base publicly available Read more »

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