Justice Headlines

Public Trust to lose its Crown guarantee next year

Article – BusinessDesk

June 22 (BusinessDesk) – Public Trust, the state-owned entity duty-bound to act as the trustee of last resort, will lose its Crown guarantee next year, putting it on an equal footing with privately owned supervising firms. Read more »

Sentencing for Operation Livorno

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Sentencing for Operation Livorno” Please attribute to Detective Superintendent Greg Williams: Police and Customs note the sentencing today of four people including two Taiwan nationals who were charged in relation to the importation, as well as … Read more »

Questions and Answers – June 22

Press Release – Hansard

ORAL QUESTIONS QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Police, MinisterNo-surprises Briefings 1. JACINDA ARDERN (Deputy LeaderLabour) to the Minister of Police : Under what circumstances is she briefed by police under the long standing “no surprises” … Read more »

RBNZ seeks governor with ‘gravitas’

Article – BusinessDesk

June 22 (BusinessDesk) – The Reserve Bank is seeking a new governor with “gravitas” to lead “a high-performance culture” that includes effective communications, one area where the bank has been both criticised and thin-skinned. Read more »

AA rating smoothes the way for Public Trust

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government will shortly introduce legislation aimed at putting the Public Trust on an equal footing with private sector institutions. Read more »

GCSB Director wanted to be useful – offered spies to Groser

Article – OASIS

“Mindful of the importance of being useful”, GCSB Director Ian Fletcher offered the GCSB’s services to Tim Groser. When information about the GCSB spying on Tim Grosers competitors for the job of Director of the WTO became public in … Read more »

Gordon Campbell on the fallout from the Barclay tape

Column – Gordon Campbell

T odd Barclay soft exit or hard exit? Anyone feeling that the watchdog roles of the media and Parliament have seen justice done to the scoundrel behind the taping scandalwell, maybe they should think again. This is hardly a case of cleaning … Read more »

Canterbury Apology Prompts Call for Genuine Consultation

Press Release – New Zealand Principals Federation

President of the New Zealand Principals’ Federation, Whetu Cormick, has acknowledged the apology offered today to his Canterbury colleagues by the Secretary for Education saying, ‘We hope that we will never again witness such disgraceful behaviour from … Read more »

Better protection for creditors from tax debtors

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Creditors are poised to receive greater protection from businesses owing debts of more than $150,000 as the Government has now set a threshold for reportable tax debt, Revenue Minister Judith Collins says. Read more »

FMA weighs up fast-tracking personalised robo-advice

Article – BusinessDesk

June 21 (BusinessDesk) – The Financial Markets Authority is considering using its powers to fast-track automated personalised financial advice ahead of the expected 2019 schedule in the latest overhaul of legislation governing the sector. Read more »

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