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Speech: Ardern – Why does good government matter?

Speech – New Zealand Government

PM: Speech to Australia and New Zealand School of Government – Why does good government matter? Read more »

Police remind tradies to keep their gear secure

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Christchurch Police are reminding tradies to lock it or lose it, following increasing reports of thefts from 4x4s. Read more »

Can you help in Police Ten 7 case?

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police investigating an assault on a woman in Te Atat are urging members of the public to tune into Police Ten 7 tonight. Read more »

Standoff with inmates at Christchurch prison resolved

Article – RNZ

A standoff with three inmates that shut down Christchurch Men’s Prison for several hours has just been resolved. Read more »

The time for alcohol law reform is now

Press Release – Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) tautoko The New Zealand Medical Journals call for the strengthening of alcohol regulations to reduce the negative impact of alcohol on New Zealanders mental health and wellbeing. Read more »

Police make arrests over Dawson Road incident

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Counties Manukau Police have made two arrests following a firearms incident on Dawson Road, Clover Park on 6 July. Read more »

Members Bill to notify schools of sex offenders

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Today I placed a Members Bill in the ballot that would require the Department of Corrections to notify schools of sex offenders placed in their local communities, Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says. Recently, after two sex offenders were housed … Read more »

Mandela Day: Howard League calls on MPs to visit prisons

Press Release – Wellington Howard League

Today (18 July) is Nelson Mandela International Day when the United Nations highlights the importance of humane conditions of imprisonment. In New Zealand our prisons are overcrowded and understaffed. At 214 prisoners per 100,000 people, we have the fifth … Read more »

People with disability call for end to violence and neglect

Press Release – People with Disability Australia – PWDA

Violence and neglect against people with disability is a national crisis and must be addressed urgently by all levels of government and disability services. Read more »

Methane target could be catastrophic – Shareholders’ Council

Article – BusinessDesk

July 17 (BusinessDesk) – The government’s proposed 2050 methane reduction target could be “catastrophic” for New Zealand unless there is a major scientific breakthrough in the meantime, the Fonterra Shareholders’ Council says. Read more »

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