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Jacinda Ardern’s Manus Deal

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 7:08 pm | Annemarie Thorby

Jacinda Ardern’s Manus Deal By Annemarie Thorby Jacinda Ardern’s offer to take 150 refugees from Manus is as nearly as hollow as the US Deal. Claims that the PM, Jacinda Ardern, has made progress on resolving the Manus situation are rubbish. The ... More >>

An intelligence merge is not new

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 4:11 pm | Annemarie Thorby

It was only a few years ago that there was talk of merging the intelligence agencies. It was in 2009 and a Treasury official's notebook was found in central Wellington. Written in the pages were comments about a merge. A review of the NZSIS, GCSB and ... More >>

SIS Law Changes: Remember, remember: terror, terror, terror

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 5:44 pm | Annemarie Thorby

Is it deliberate or ironic that John Key's 'security threat' talk was on Guy Fawkes Day, the 5th of November? As children in some parts of the world sing 'Remember remember the fifth of November: gunpowder, treason and plot' and light bonfires and explode ... More >>

Urewera 4 Not to be Retried

Wednesday, 9 May 2012, 1:26 pm | Annemarie Thorby

It's Official: Urewera 4 Not to be Retried on Participation Charges Wednesday, 9th May by Annemarie Thorby More >>

Urewera 4 Case Back in Court This Week

Monday, 7 May 2012, 3:50 pm | Annemarie Thorby

On Wednesday 9th May the Crown will announce if they are going to seek a re-trial of the Participation charges against Tame Iti, Te Rangikaiwhiria Kemara, Urs Signer and Emily Bailey. More >>

Urewera 4 Trial Day 24 - The Verdicts In

Tuesday, 20 March 2012, 7:35 pm | Annemarie Thorby

JUDGE – 'The jury is about to deliver verdicts. I want to address the members of the public present in court. I appreciate for many of you this has been a very stressful time and that the delivery of verdicts will be an emotional experience. ... More >>

Urewera 4: Day 24 - More questions from Jury

Tuesday, 20 March 2012, 5:08 pm | Annemarie Thorby

The jury then came back just before 4.30 and their questions were answered. They had reached verdicts in relation to all the Firearm Charges, but could not reach a unanimous verdict on Count One, the charge of Participation in an Organised Criminal ... More >>

Urewera 4: Day 23 - Jury Has Some Questions

Monday, 19 March 2012, 3:35 pm | Annemarie Thorby

At 2.30pm this afternoon the Court went briefly into Chambers before the jury was brought back in. More >>

Urewera 4: Day 20 - There was No Plan

Monday, 19 March 2012, 2:47 pm | Annemarie Thorby

The last defence lawyer to present their closing argument was Val Nisbet, the lawyer for Emily Bailey on Wednesday March 14 More >>

Urewera 4 Day 20: We can't have freedom without agitation

Friday, 16 March 2012, 3:47 pm | Annemarie Thorby

Wednesday began with Christopher Stevenson addressing the jury on behalf of his client, Urs Signer. He began by speaking about the role of activists in the world. More >>

Urewera 4 Trial - Day 22: A Long Weekend

Friday, 16 March 2012, 2:48 pm | Annemarie Thorby

Court opened in Chambers this morning, the jury was then called back and the judge announced that the jury was excused until Monday, 19th March. More >>

Urewera 4 - The Judge's Summing-Up

Friday, 16 March 2012, 1:40 am | Annemarie Thorby

The judge greeted the jury and thanked them for both their early attendance their punctuality throughout the trial. More >>

Urewera 4 Trial: Day 19 - Subliminal Undercurrents

Thursday, 15 March 2012, 12:18 am | Annemarie Thorby

After the lunch break on March 13th, Te Rangikaiwhiria Kemara's lawyer Jeremy Bioletti put forward his closing argument. More >>

Urewera 4 - Day 19: Incomplete Pictures

Wednesday, 14 March 2012, 6:03 pm | Annemarie Thorby

Russell Fairbrother, as normal, was the first of the defence lawyers to open on Tuesday. More >>

Urewera 4 Trial - The Crown's Closing Argument

Wednesday, 14 March 2012, 12:05 am | Annemarie Thorby

The Crown summed up its case on Tuesday, followed by Russell Fairbrother for Tame Iti and Jeremy Bioletti for te Rangikaiwhiria Kemara. More >>

Urewera Trial - Participation in an Organised Criminal Group

Tuesday, 13 March 2012, 10:04 pm | Annemarie Thorby

A lot of people are following the story of the 'Urewera' case in the Auckland High Court. This is the trial of the four people still facing charges as a result of Operation 8. More >>

Urewera 4 Trial: Day 18 - Peaceful People

Tuesday, 13 March 2012, 9:58 am | Annemarie Thorby

The defendants called their final witnesses in the Urewera Four trial on Monday to testify to their peaceful nature. More >>

Urewera 4: Day 17 March 8 (part two)

Friday, 9 March 2012, 7:48 pm | Annemarie Thorby

After morning tea Mr Fairbrother announced that he was going to produce about 15 documents, but first he wanted Tamati Kruger to comment on the 'exercises'. These are the exercises usually referred to by the crown as the 'camps'. More >>

Urewera 4 Trial: Day 17 - Waiting for a Bit of Land

Friday, 9 March 2012, 11:50 am | Annemarie Thorby

Tamati Kruger was called to the stand on Thursday as one of the witnesses for Tame Iti. More >>

Urewera 4 Trial: Day 16 - The Defence Begins

Wednesday, 7 March 2012, 11:17 pm | Annemarie Thorby

The day opened with the Judge saying, 'in the next part of the trial defence can call evidence if they want'. More >>





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