Inquiry’s failings will be Royal Omission
Aaron Smale’s coverage of state abuse led to a Royal Commission of Inquiry. But he believes the Commission’s terms of reference will make it another chapter in a 20-year cover-up.
The widening challenge of the abuse inquiry
Changes to the state care abuse inquiry’s size and complexity offer a new set of problems, writes the University of Auckland’s Dr Stephen Winter.
Step forward for NZ human rights law
Arthur Taylor has won a case which means courts can now declare when a law breaches human rights.
Police accept ‘best pay offer they could expect’
It’s not a great offer, but it’s the best officers can expect at the moment, according to the police union boss.
Police learn Chinese in effort to engage
Auckland police are learning about Chinese culture and language, as the city’s Chinese community grows.
UK QC questions Chief Justice’s judgment
A senior London-based lawyer is questioning Chief Justice Dame Sian Elias’ impartiality in a case she heard last year.
Quality issues with new prison units
Corrections addresses quality issues with its new prison accommodation units being built in China.