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Ministry helps staff to speak te reo Māori

Wednesday, 17 February 2016, 11:33 am | Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice is introducing new resources to support the use of te reo Māori in court. All court sessions with Justices of the Peace and Community Magistrates have adopted the District Court approach, which is to open and close in te reo Māori. More >>

Final Part of Waitangi Tribunal’s Te Urewera Report Released

Wednesday, 23 December 2015, 12:36 pm | Ministry of Justice

The shocking poverty experienced by Te Urewera Māori was in large part caused by the Crown’s many breaches of the Treaty of Waitangi, the Waitangi Tribunal has found in the sixth and final volume of its Te Urewera district inquiry report. More >>

Science Advisor appointed for the Justice sector

Friday, 11 December 2015, 10:44 am | Ministry of Justice

Dr Ian Lambie, Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology at the University of Auckland, has been appointed to the role of Justice Sector Science Advisor. Secretary for Justice Andrew Bridgman said Dr Lambie would work across the justice sector (Police, Corrections, ... More >>

Muaūpoko Priority Hearings – Week 1

Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 2:54 pm | Ministry of Justice

The Waitangi Tribunal’s Porirua ki Manawatū (Wai 2200) district inquiry will hear evidence from claimants of Muaūpoko iwi. The first of three hearings for Muaūpoko claimants will be held at the Horowhenua Events Centre, Levin, from Monday 5 to Friday ... More >>

RWC alcohol trading: what licensed premises need to know

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 11:07 am | Ministry of Justice

Under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Rugby World Cup 2015 Extended Trading Hours) Amendment Act 2015 , eligible premises with on-licences and club licences can open to show live games that fall outside their usual licensed hours. More >>

Laundering and terrorism key topics at APG meeting

Friday, 17 July 2015, 4:32 pm | Ministry of Justice

Money laundering and the financing of terrorism were key topics at the 18th annual meeting of the Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering More >>

Media in-Court Review Panel Release Draft Report

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 12:33 pm | Ministry of Justice

MEDIA RELEASE Media in-Court Review Panel Release Their Draft Report to the Chief Justice 10 MARCH 2015 More >>

Public invited to have say on human rights record

Friday, 19 December 2014, 5:20 pm | Ministry of Justice

A draft report on New Zealand’s performance under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights has been released for public comment by the Ministry of Justice. More >>

Review into Phillip Smith’s escape submitted to Government

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 3:23 pm | Ministry of Justice

A multi-agency review on the escape of Phillip Smith to South America has submitted its initial report to the Government today. More >>

Final report on MV Rena and Motiti Island Claims

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 2:50 pm | Ministry of Justice

The Motiti Rohe Moana Trust, one of the Claimants in the urgent Waitangi Tribunal inquiry into the Crown’s response to the wreck of the MV Rena , following its grounding on Otaiti (Astrolabe Reef) on 5 October 2011, today welcomes The Final Report of ... More >>

Waitangi Tribunal Strategic Direction launched

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 2:27 pm | Ministry of Justice

Waitangi Tribunal Chairperson, Chief Judge Wilson Isaac, will tomorrow (Wednesday 2 July 2014) officially launch the Tribunal’s Strategic Direction through to 2025. More >>

Jury trials start in Christchurch

Monday, 13 February 2012, 11:01 am | Ministry of Justice

Jury trials were held at the Christchurch District Court today for the first time since the February 22 earthquake last year. Ministry of Justice Deputy Secretary Christchurch Recovery, Jared Mullen said the start of jury trials marked a new phase ... More >>

Media Guide for Reporting the Courts and Tribunals released

Tuesday, 31 January 2012, 2:52 pm | Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice today released an updated Media Guide for Reporting the Courts and Tribunals . The guidelines, can be downloaded from the Ministry’s website will soon be available in hard copy, are an essential tool for any journalist reporting ... More >>

BORA Advice: Video Camera Surveillance (Temporary Measures)

Wednesday, 28 September 2011, 5:28 pm | Ministry of Justice

In the short time available to us, we have concluded that the Bill appears to be consistent with the rights and freedoms affirmed in the Bill of Rights Act. More >>

SFO v Allan James Hubbard

Friday, 9 September 2011, 5:21 pm | Ministry of Justice

SFO v Allan James Hubbard At 3.45pm today at the Timaru District Court , Judge Maze made the following orders in chambers All informations permanently stayed as the defendant is now deceased, order made by consent. More >>

Ministry of Justice update 9 - Christchurch earthquake

Friday, 25 March 2011, 11:23 am | Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice has located a further temporary facility to extend its range of court and justice services in Christchurch. Premises at Riccarton Racecourse have been hired and will be used for the full range of Family Court and civil hearings ... More >>

Ministry of Justice media update - Christchurch earthquake

Wednesday, 16 March 2011, 5:01 pm | Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice’s post-earthquake response is moving away from essential services to new phases of recovery and business continuity. After an immediate focus on staff welfare and essential court services, the Ministry is now working on plans ... More >>

Chief Coroner expresses admiration for all involved in DVI

Friday, 11 March 2011, 4:59 pm | Ministry of Justice

Chief Coroner Judge Neil MacLean has expressed his admiration for all those involved in the Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) team at Burnham Military Camp and thanked them for their tireless efforts. “Many of those who came to our side are now returning ... More >>

Ministry of Justice Earthquake Update

Tuesday, 8 March 2011, 4:47 pm | Ministry of Justice

While court buildings in Christchurch are within the central business district cordon and remain closed until further notice, the Ministry of Justice is ensuring essential justice services are delivered in Christchurch. More >>

Ministry of Justice: Christchurch earthquake – update 5

Wednesday, 2 March 2011, 2:44 pm | Ministry of Justice

Chief Coroner Judge Neil MacLean said he has come away from his visit to the temporary mortuary at Burnham Military Camp full of admiration and praise for the more than 200 people who are working to return victims of the Christchurch earthquake to their ... More >>



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