Justice Headlines

Police comment on guilty verdict in Renee Duckmanton case

Press Release – New Zealand Police

This has been a harrowing case for everyone involved and the right result has been achieved today. Read more »

National MPs face difficult leadership choices

Press Release – Horizon Research Limited

Judith Collins … most National voter appeal, but not with wider public National MPs face a difficult choice on who should lead the party. Read more »

ave your say on the Child Poverty Reduction Bill

Press Release – Social Services and Community Committee

Have your say on the Child Poverty Reduction Bill The Social Services and Community Committee is seeking submissions on the Child Poverty Reduction Bill. The bill aims to reduce child poverty and improve the overall wellbeing of children. The purpose … Read more »

2018 New Zealander of the Year announced

Press Release – New Zealander Of The Year Awards

2018 New Zealander of the Year announced Equal pay champion Kristine Bartlett has been named Kiwibank 2018 New Zealander of the Year. Bartlett received the award from the Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern. Bartlett was also presented the Kiwibank … Read more »

Food Safety Law Reform Bill passed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Food Safety Law Reform Bill passed Food Safety Minister Damien OConnor has today welcomed the passing of the Food Safety Law Reform Bill into law. The new law addresses the recommendations from the Whey Protein Concentrate (WPC) Contamination Inquiry. … Read more »

Decision Digest 22 Feb 2018 – Governing Body

Press Release – Auckland Council

Governing Body swears in new councillor and agrees to push for fireworks ban At todays Governing Body meeting, Josephine Bartley was officially sworn in by Mayor Phil Goff as the Auckland councillor for the Maungakiekie-Tmaki ward and the first … Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – Feb 22

Press Release – Hansard

1. Hon PAULA BENNETT (Deputy LeaderNational) to the Prime Minister : Does she have confidence in all of her Ministers? Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS (Deputy Prime Minister) on behalf of the Prime Minister : Yes. Hon Paula Bennett : Does she have confidence … Read more »

Weapons brokering legislation changes recommended

Press Release – New Zealand Law Society

The New Zealand Law Society says some changes are needed to the Brokering (Weapons and Related Items) Controls Bill to improve the regulation of weapons brokering, consistent with New Zealands international treaty obligations. Read more »

Don’t forget your pets after Gita

Press Release – New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association reminds New Zealanders to protect their pets after wide-spread damage from ex-Tropical Cyclone Gita. Read more »

NETNZ and VLN Primary welcome Education Work Programme

Press Release – NetNZ

NetNZ and VLN Primary, organisations that work across schools, welcome the government’s intention to conduct a root and branch review of the education legislation, systems and funding including Tomorrows Schools. Read more »

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