Big questions beyond the baby uplift
Dame Lesley Max watched Melanie Reid’s baby uplift documentary with a knot in her stomach but urges New Zealanders to move beyond gut-level responses to really seeking solutions.
Call to end ‘state trafficking’ of children
Māori want an independent inquiry into children’s ministry Oranga Tamariki after the expose of its controversial baby ‘uplift’ at Hawkes Bay Hospital
Oranga Tamariki ‘pleased to support mum’
Newsroom sought an interview throughout yesterday with Oranga Tamariki to discuss the attempted baby uplift but it instead provided this statement from deputy chief executive, Alison McDonald,
‘We live in a dangerous world’
If good people lack conviction, the world is doomed to repeat its mistakes, Chief Human Rights Commissioner says.
Life in prison for double murderer
Twice he stalked, raped and murdered. Today he begins possibly his last term of imprisonment. David Williams reports.
Two mothers united by evil
Watch video interview: Melanie Reid talks to the mothers of two victims of Paul Wilson, united by horror and anger at how it could happen again.
Privacy Bill avoids notification fatigue
MPs have revised privacy legislation to avoid a risk of ‘notification fatigue’ - and to bring overseas data agencies under NZ law.
Should Australia take home its terrorist?
How likely is it Australia would willingly accept responsibility – practically and morally – for what it may have exported here, Finlay Macdonald asks.