Mediators resolve 80 percent of disputes
Sorting out your disputes with an independent mediator can pay off - the latest survey by Victoria University of Wellington shows 80 percent achieve a result.
A Coroner’s life of death
“The case has been sent to the Coroner ...” but what happens next? The country’s Chief Coroner tells us, it’s not like on TV.
Multiple omissions in Peters’ super form
The Deputy Prime MInister denies he ever asked an official “Do you know who I am?” in the High Court action over a leak of his superannuation overpayment.
Judge to Peters: Answer the questions
Court documents have confirmed Winston Peters was sent a letter by officials four years into his seven-year overpayment of national superannuation asking him to check details he had supplied, including that he was ‘single’.
Sneaking around the drug-testing rules
Volunteer drug testers must tip-toe around a legal grey area to be able to spell out the risks of drug-taking to festival-goers.
Tribunal sets pre-election water test
A doorstopper of a Waitangi Tribunal report appears to have landed at the feet of the Labour Party’s Māori caucus.
Pressure builds over offensive law revue
Fallout continues for the university law club show that mocked a deaf student, the Treaty, and former PM Helen Clark.
Identity theft by the numbers
Every year, 130,000 New Zealanders are plagued by identity theft. Here’s what you need to know.