Justice Headlines

Bar Assn supports statement by Principal Family Court Judge

Press Release – NZ Bar Association

The NZBA fully supports the comments made by Principal Family Court Judge Ryan in response to allegations against the Family Court and its judges made by The Backbone Collective. Read more »

Warning all landlords – compliance non-negotiable

Press Release – Tommy’s

Tommys Property Management , the property management division of Tommys Real Estate says that the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), has put landlords and property management companies on notice. MBIE is the government … Read more »

Invercargill shooting – statement from families

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Family acknowledges support and asks for privacy Read more »

Barbaric treatment of children needs to cease

Press Release – Green Party

The secure care that children are experiencing whilst in Oranga Tamariki custody is barbaric and must stop immediately, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Billion dollar bail laws are moral and fiscal failure

Press Release – Green Party

A new report highlighting the causes of the runaway growth in the prison population released today is further proof we need a cross-party consensus on justice issues, the Green Party said today. Read more »

UN-funded report another reason to stop locking children up

Press Release – Office of the Children’s Commissioner

Childrens Commissioner Andrew Becroft says a new United Nations-funded report is more compelling evidence why New Zealand should stop locking children in police cells. Read more »

Bail changes to blame for new billion dollar prison

Press Release – Just Speak NZ

In 2013 criminal justice spending was falling and the Government was mulling over what to spend the money on. 3 years later there are 10,000 people in prison and a new billion dollar prison is announced. What happened? A JustSpeak report out today … Read more »

Something badly wrong at Immigration New Zealand

Press Release – Sensible Sentencing Trust

Sensible Sentencing Trust has learned that Afghani sex offender Sultan Ali Abdul Ali Akbari has, since his release on parole at the end of February, been convicted and sentenced to community detention for harassing women at shopping malls. That … Read more »

Picton to Christchurch alternate route speed limit

Press Release – NZTA

Picton to Christchurch alternate route speed limit consultation one week left to have your say Read more »

Invercargill shooting – statement

Press Release – New Zealand Police

To be attributed to Superintendent Paul Basham, Southern District Commander: A 47-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a woman in Invercargill last night He has also been charged with attempted murder in relation … Read more »

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