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      • BreakingHigh Court rules in Mangawhai rates case
        High Court rules in Mangawhai rates case A newly-issued High Court decision quashing several years of Northland Regional Council (NRC) rates in the Kaipara could have implications for local authorities nationally, council Chairman Bill Shepherd says.…
        - 43 mins ago, 18 Aug 17, 6:15am -
      • BreakingLewis Pass and Waiau/ Mt Lyford road drivers
        Lewis Pass and Waiau/ Mt Lyford road drivers – bridge beams bound for Kaikoura sharing the highway from next week From early next week, Tuesday, 22 August, drivers will need to watch for 28 metre (bumper to bumper) truck loads moving bridge beams .…
        - 1 hour ago, 18 Aug 17, 5:48am -
      • BreakingFlaxmere Assist on for good
        Overwhelming support for the Flaxmere Community Assist team has seen it made a permanent fixture.
        - 2 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 5:21am -
      • BreakingNew City Mission Store to join Petone’s lively op-shopping
        The Wellington City Mission is looking forward to becoming part of Petone’s lively op-shopping scene with the launch of their brand new City Mission Store on Jackson Street next week!
        - 2 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 5:13am -
      • BreakingHorowhenua District Council to achieve another first
        Horowhenua District Council to achieve another first-of-its-kind in New Zealand Horowhenua District Council is to become the first council in New Zealand to use a purpose-made native ecosystem at an operational scale specifically for the irrigation .…
        - 2 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 4:52am -
      • BreakingDunedin boil water notice lifted
        Dunedin (Friday, 18 August 2017) – The boil water notice which affected parts of Dunedin has been lifted.
        - 2 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 4:48am -
      • BreakingAggravated robbery in Takanini
        At approximately 1.30pm today Police received reports of an aggravated robbery at a Post Shop/Kiwi Bank in Takanini.
        - 3 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 4:15am -
      • BreakingDelays expected while State Highway 2 bridge is strengthened
        Delays are expected near Katikati while a bridge is strengthened to allow heavier trucks to use State Highway 2 between Tauranga and Waihi.
        - 3 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 4:05am -
      • BreakingKapiti Coast Roundup
        A gated emergency vehicle only access crossing will be established across the railway line in Waikanae to ensure access to Waikanae East is retained in the event of the Elizabeth Street level crossing being obstructed.
        - 3 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 4:01am -
      • BreakingOnce-in-a-lifetime diffuser job done
        The once-in-a-generation job to replace Hastings’ wastewater outfall diffuser pipe nearly three kilometres out to sea has just been completed.
        - 3 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 3:58am -
      • BreakingMaking Waitākere Ranges a national park will not help kauri
        Local board says making Waitākere Ranges a national park will not help kauri – more funding will
        - 3 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 3:56am -
      • BreakingKāpiti Coast residents increasingly satisfied
        Satisfaction of local residents with the Kapiti Coast District Council’s performance is continuing to improve. The results of the 2017 residents’ opinion survey presented at yesterday’s Operations and Finance Committee meeting show improvement…
        - 3 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 3:54am -
      • BreakingNgaio Gorge Road in Wellington will be reopened
        Ngaio Gorge Road in Wellington will be reopened to all traffic and pedestrians from 4pm following today's landslip
        - 3 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 3:52am -
      • BreakingNgāi Tahu education and reo online resource created
        Innovative new online resource providing a solution to an inter-generational issue for Ngāi Tahu, the education system, kōhanga reo and visitors to Ngāi Tahu marae seeking pepeha and mihi information, has been independently created by Māori IT ..…
        - 3 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 3:41am -
      • BreakingMan from Takanini assault identified
        Police have identified a 26-year-old man who was seriously assaulted in Takanini on Tuesday night.
        - 4 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 3:21am -

      NZ Litigation News

      • Mark Warminger withdraws market manipulation appeal
        Former Milford Asset Management portfolio manager Mark Warminger has withdrawn a challenge to a High Court ruling that he manipulated the share market.Warminger was ordered to pay a $400,000 penalty after he was found to have manipulated...
        - 18 days ago, 30 Jul 17, 10:01pm -

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      • Better offender identity checking now possible
        - 2 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 5:27am -
      • Homecare Medical to deliver national sexual violence helpline
        Amy Adams | JusticeHomecare Medical has been awarded the contract to develop and operate the 24/7 national helpline for New Zealanders affected by sexual violence, say Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley.“The G…
        - 7 days ago, 10 Aug 17, 10:55pm -
      • ISR report shows families better protected
        Amy Adams | JusticeAn evaluation of the Integrated Safety Response (ISR) pilot has confirmed that families are safer and better protected as a result of the pilot, say Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley.The…
        - 9 days ago, 9 Aug 17, 12:00pm -
      • Anti-money laundering laws pass unanimously
        Amy Adams | JusticeParliament has unanimously passed reforms to strengthen the existing Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009, says Justice Minister Amy Adams.“Money laundering and the financing of terrorism is…
        - 15 days ago, 3 Aug 17, 6:09am -
      • Family violence emergency housing for Waikato
        Amy Adams | JusticeShort-term housing will be provided to perpetrators of family violence in the Waikato to help ensure victims are kept safe and can stay in their own homes, say Justice and Social Housing Minister Amy Adams and Social Developmen…
        - 15 days ago, 3 Aug 17, 1:45am -
      • Home Safety Service helps over 2200 people
        Amy Adams | JusticeMore than 2200 people affected by family violence have been able to stay safe in their homes thanks to the success of the National Home Safety Service launched two years ago, Justice Minister Amy Adams says.“The NHSS makes…
        - 16 days ago, 2 Aug 17, 12:33am -
      • Bill to tackle money laundering passes second reading
        Amy Adams | JusticeA Bill to bolster New Zealand’s existing anti-money laundering laws has passed its second reading in Parliament tonight with unanimous support, says Justice Minister Amy Adams.“The Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Fi…
        - 17 days ago, 1 Aug 17, 9:58am -
      • Bill to update New Zealand trust law introduced
        Amy Adams | JusticeA Bill to make trust law easier to access and understand has been introduced to Parliament today by Justice Minister Amy Adams.The Trusts Bill will update and replace the Trustee Act 1956, making it the first significant cha…
        - 17 days ago, 1 Aug 17, 1:05am -
      • Legislation to modernise courts and tribunals
        Mark Mitchell | JusticeThe ongoing modernisation of New Zealand’s justice system took another step forward today with the introduction into Parliament of two Bills aimed at enhancing the work of courts and tribunals.The Courts Matters Bill a…
        - 17 days ago, 31 Jul 17, 7:45pm -
      • Blessing marks start of Justice move to Precinct
        Amy Adams | CourtsCantabrians will soon have access to some of the most modern and efficient justice and emergency services in the country with Christchurch’s Justice and Emergency Services Precinct nearing completion.Justice and Courts Mini…
        - 22 days ago, 27 Jul 17, 2:43am -
      • More court appearances via audio-visual links
        Amy Adams | CourtsOver 16,500 remand court appearances were held via audio visual links (AVL) connecting courts and prisons in the year to May 2017, says Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams.This is up from around 13,000 remand court appearances…
        - 30 days ago, 19 Jul 17, 2:31am -
      • Christchurch ISR pilot making an impact one year on
        Amy Adams | JusticeChristchurch’s Integrated Safety Response (ISR) pilot has helped almost 21,000 victims and perpetrators of family violence since it was set up, say Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley.“…
        - 42 days ago, 6 Jul 17, 10:13pm -
      • Apology to men convicted of historical homosexual offences and First Reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill
        Amy Adams | JusticeI move, that the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill be now read a first time, I nominate the Justice and Electoral Committee to consider the bill.I also move that Government…
        - 43 days ago, 6 Jul 17, 4:26am -
      • Historic moment for NZ gay community
        Amy Adams | JusticeA Bill introducing a scheme to wipe convictions for historical homosexual offences passed its first reading in Parliament today with unanimous support, says Justice Minister Amy Adams.The passing of the first reading of the Crim…
        - 43 days ago, 6 Jul 17, 4:25am -
      • Justice Precinct a step closer to completion
        Amy Adams | CourtsChristchurch’s Justice and Emergency Services Precinct has reached a key milestone with the commencement of the fit-out of the Justice Building, says Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams.“This is a major step forward for…
        - 44 days ago, 5 Jul 17, 12:16am -
      • Offender identity Bill passes second reading
        Amy Adams | JusticeA Bill seeking to strengthen how agencies verify the identity of offenders has passed its second reading in Parliament with overwhelming support, says Justice Minister Amy Adams.The Enhancing Identity Verification and Border Pro…
        - 45 days ago, 4 Jul 17, 5:41am -
      • Chief Victims Advisor appointment extended
        Amy Adams | JusticeChief Victims Advisor to Government Dr Kim McGregor, QSO, will have her role extended until November 2018, Justice Minister Amy Adams announced today.“During her tenure, Dr McGregor has provided important research and advi…
        - 49 days ago, 30 Jun 17, 1:51am -
      • Changes recognise tobacco tax increases
        Mark Mitchell | JusticeThe Government is taking steps to ensure that small grocery businesses can continue to hold liquor licences, Associate Justice Minister Mark Mitchell announced today.The moves are designed to ensure the continued responsible…
        - 49 days ago, 29 Jun 17, 9:51pm -
      • Bill to wipe historical homosexual convictions introduced
        Amy Adams | JusticeA Bill to allow historical convictions for homosexual offences to be removed will help put right a wrong from the past, says Justice Minister Amy Adams.The Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual O…
        - 51 days ago, 27 Jun 17, 11:37pm -
      • AA rating smoothes the way for Public Trust
        Steven Joyce | FinanceThe Government will shortly introduce legislation aimed at putting the Public Trust on an equal footing with private sector institutions.The new legislation will remove the Crown guarantee of the Public Trust, in line with go…
        - 56 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 10:31pm -