Justice Headlines

Alarming impact of online abuse against women

Press Release – Amnesty International

New research by Amnesty International has revealed the alarming impact that abuse and harassment on social media are having on women, with women around the world reporting stress, anxiety, or panic attacks as a result of these harmful online experiences. Read more »

Complex DNA law needs rewrite

Press Release – Law Commission

The law that covers police obtaining and using DNA in criminal investigations is too complicated says Law Commissioner Donna Buckingham. Read more »

Update – Wellington taxi driver attack

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Wellington Police are following good leads as they continue to investigate the shooting of a taxi driver. Read more »

World Week Ahead: Gearing up for Black Friday

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 20 (BusinessDesk) – A speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and minutes from the latest central bank meeting might offer clues on the pace of interest rate increases next year in a week shortened by the Thanksgiving holiday, which is followed … Read more »

Submissions are open on the Racing Amendment Bill

Press Release – Primary Production Committee

The Primary Production Committee is seeking submissions on the Racing Amendment Bill, which seeks to amend the Racing Act 2003. The bill aims to: make the New Zealand Racing Boards betting operations more competitive charge offshore betting … Read more »

Serious assault against Counties Manukau Police officer

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Counties Manukau Police are investigating a serious assault against a police officer last night, which occurred while staff were dealing with disorder in Otahuhu. Read more »

Q+A: Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford

Press Release – TVNZ

Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford is confident the government can build more than 27 houses on average per day. I know expectations are high, but we make no apologies for being ambitious about fixing this problem. We have a … Read more »

Wellington taxi driver injured in shooting

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The male driver was shot in the shoulder while he was in his taxi on Stone St in Miramar at about 9.10pm. Read more »

Q+A: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern interviewed by Corin Dann

Press Release – TVNZ

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has refused to criticise former Foreign Minister Minister Murray McCullys move to co-sponsor a UN Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlement activity, but questions the process. We should absolutely use … Read more »

Seismic survey monster not welcome in Taranaki waters

Press Release – Climate Justice Taranaki

MEDIA RELEASE: Seismic survey monster not welcome in Taranaki waters FROM: Climate Justice Taranaki DATE: 17th November 2017 for immediate release Read more »

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