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EPMU Claims "Highly Misleading": Visionstream

EPMU Claims "Highly Misleading": Visionstream

24 AUGUST 2009 - Claims by the EPMU that telecommunications technicians signing up to Visionstream's owner operator model could see their incomes halved are highly misleading, the company says.

Two Year Police Monitoring Of Section 59 Amendment Is Completed

24 AUGUST 2009 - Police has published a summary of two years monitoring of relevant police activity since enactment of the Crimes (Substituted section 59) Amendment Act 2007.

Police Happy To Provide Further Reporting Around Operating Of Law

24 AUGUST 2009 - The Police Commissioner, Howard Broad, said this afternoon that Police were pleased to participate in an ongoing process to inform the public about how the Amendment of Section 59 of the Crimes Act 2007 is operating.

River Boarding Company Pleads Guilty To Two Charges

River Boarding Company Pleads Guilty To Two Charges

Wellington, Aug 24 NZPA - Adventure tourism company Mad Dog River Boarding today pleaded guilty to two charges following the death of an English tourist last year.

Emily Jordan, 21, drowned while river boarding in the Kawarau River Gorge in April last year.

Rope In Bridge Swing Death Insecure, Court Told

Wellington, Aug 24 NZPA - A rope from which a student fell to her death near Woodville in Manawatu in March was too long and not secured properly, a court was told today.

Police E-Crime Technology A World First

Police E-Crime Technology A World First

24 AUGUST 2009 - The New Zealand Police's Electronic Crime Laboratory (ECL) celebrated its 25th anniversary today with the official launch of its new technology, EVE.

Te Kahui Mana Ririki Applauds Parliamentary Position On Child Discipline Law

24 August 2009 - Chair of Te Kahui Mana Ririki Dr Hone Kaa said today that he is delighted with the government's response to the citizen's initiated referendum on smacking.

No Vision In Maori Seats Decision

No Vision In Maori Seats Decision

24 AUGUST 2009 - Waitakere City's deputy mayor says the Government has let a "once in decades" opportunity slide by in opting not to include Maori seats on the new Auckland Council.

New Director For Centre For Strategic Studies

24 AUGUST 2009 - Victoria University's independent think tank in strategic studies will gain one of Australasia's top scholars in the field next year.

Cabinet Decision Sets Up 'Super City' To Fail

Cabinet Decision Sets Up 'Super City' To Fail

24 August 2009 - The decision by Cabinet today to confirm its earlier April "fast 10 day post Royal Commission decision" against having Maori seats on the new Auckland Council means the new city will start life with a fight on its hands, undermining the unity so fundamental to its futur