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Delivering certainty for Community Law Centres

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Justice Minister Andrew Little have announced last years significant increase to Community Law Centres funding has been made permanent in the Wellbeing Budget. This was the first increase since the previous National … Read more »

Gordon Campbell on the public service reforms

Column – Gordon Campbell

Gordon Campbell on the ways the public is being left unprotected by the public service reforms First published on Werewolf Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – June 27

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

1. Hon RUTH DYSON to the Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration: What progress has been made on the Crowns Global Settlement with the Christchurch City Council for costs flowing from the Canterbury earthquake sequence? Read more »

Excessive force used during public disorder in Huntly

Press Release – Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that an officer used excessive force during an arrest in Huntly. Read more »

Creative summit to bring global industry experts to NZ

Press Release – 818 Entertainment

Lady Gagas Creative Director, and John Legends Manager are amongst the international line up of guest presenters announced for The Phoenix Summit a new forum for creativity and innovation launching in Auckland this September. The vision of music … Read more »

Caritas celebrates 50 years working for justice

Press Release – Caritas

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is celebrating its Jubilee Year this year, representing 50 years since national bodies were established for justice, peace and development, including the provision of Catholic volunteers overseas. Read more »

Patients could bear the impact of changes to system

Press Release – Medical Technology Association of New Zealand

Patients could bear the impact of proposed changes to New Zealands medical device regulation system for little benefit, warns the Medical Technology Association of New Zealand , the only national industry body representing medical technology companies … Read more »

End of Life Choice Bill passes second reading

Article – RNZ

Despite predictions it would go down to the wire, the End of Life Choice Bill passed its second reading last night. Read more »

MPs Welcome 1961 – Death Penalty for Kiwis

Press Release – Coalition NZ

This evening Kiwis are one step closer and only one step away from welcoming the death penalty sending David Seymours End of Life Choice Bill through to select committee stage, with it passing its second reading by a vote of 70 51. said … Read more »

End of Life Choice Bill progresses by smaller margin

Press Release – Euthanasia Free NZ

Euthanasia-Free NZ is encouraged that the second reading on the End of Life Choice Bill passed by a significantly smaller margin than the First Reading did in 2017. Read more »

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