Uplift mother gets second child back
The young Hastings mother who resisted attempts by Oranga Tamariki to uplift her newborn baby - sparking four inquiries into the agency and an urgent Waitangi Tribunal hearing - is to have her first baby returned to her.
The officer pushed out of police
A former Auckland police officer says she was pushed out of the force after being approached to access information from the police database.
Companies Office questions over Waiwera firms
While NZ Football is out of pocket thanks to the failure of Waiwera Water NZ, the Companies Office is investigating invalid director consents relating to the failed group of companies formerly headed by Russian magnate Mikhail Khimich.
Govt reveals terms for Oranga Tamariki inquiry
Children’s Minister defends lack of independent inquiry, as she meets with Labour’s Māori caucus.
‘Mitigation plan’ in Maxwell bullying case
An SSC investigation clears the Retirement Commissioner but acknowledges concerns about her “abrasive, unpleasant” approach.
Anxiety as Maxwell investigation again delayed
Inquiry into whether the Retirement Commissioner bullied staff has been extended again - without a new deadline.
Fiji resort charges ‘too little, too late’
Fiji has suddenly decided to throw the book at a Chinese resort developer who has desecrated part of a popular island without environmental permits.
Fiji govt to prosecute Chinese developer
Fiji’s government will prosecute resort developer for environmental damage on the island of Malolo which was revealed publicly yesterday by Newsroom.
Massive resort desecrates Fiji island jewel
A Chinese hotel development has ripped out a reef, dumped waste, blocked other landowners and disturbed traditional fisheries - all before gaining legal approvals.