Cell tower sabotage threat for Auckland reception
A telecommunications industry body has warned that continuing sabotage of cell towers could affect Auckland’s mobile and internet connectivity.
Concerns over police use of ‘illegal’ database
Revelations that police trialled facial recognition software that uses a database of images unlawfully scraped from social media sites has raised concerns from civil society groups.
Bringing justice to injustice
A new, independent Crown body that will have the power to send potential miscarriages of justice back to an appeal court is on track to begin receiving applications from July 1, writes Mike Munro.
Police crack down on non-compliance
After two weeks of lockdown, police are no longer taking “I didn’t know the rules” as a valid excuse.
Police grapple with impacts of Covid-19
As two staff members test positive for Covid-19, police are grappling with ways to keep their workforce safe while still enforcing the rules of the lockdown.
March 15 terrorist pleads guilty
The terrorist who attacked two mosques on March 15, 2019 and killed 51 people has pleaded guilty to charges of terrorism, murder and attempted murder.
Where Christchurch’s response should go next
With public donations all but exhausted the government must step up, says an advocate for terror attack victims
Warning after bear bile smuggling case
Wildlife smugglers have been sent a stern message after an Auckland woman was convicted and fined for bringing Asiatic bear bile into the country.
Police warn of far-right payment links
A Police Financial Intelligence Unit document distributed to financial institutions in February warns of payments linked to the far-right soldier arrested in December.