Police investigate another Tarrant letter
Corrections has referred a letter written by the alleged Christchurch terrorist to police for further investigation.
Peter Ellis running out of time
Convicted in 1993 on child sex charges, Peter Ellis, still swearing he’s innocent, has been granted leave to appeal to the Supreme Court.
‘Wake up and smell the injustice’
Janet Mason, the lawyer for the young mother whose newborn baby was subject of a controversial ‘uplift’ attempt by Oranga Tamariki, explains what the agency did, and continues to do, wrong.
Two inquiries into baby ‘uplifts’
Two inquiries will now be held into the controversial Oranga Tamariki attempted ‘uplift ‘ of a baby - but critics are still demanding a broader investigation into the children’s ministry itself.
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.
Baby uplift: the tip of the iceberg
‘Her story is our story’. That’s the message Newsroom has been inundated with since the video investigation of an attempted uplift of a baby in the Hawkes Bay went live this week.
Oranga Tamariki taking Newsroom to court
Oranga Tamariki went to court yesterday seeking orders for cuts to a Newsroom video story on a controversial ‘uplift’ of a Māori baby.
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,