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14 March 2019

Chief District Court Judge appointed (25 September 2019)

25 September 2019 Judge Heemi Taumaunu of Auckland has been appointed as the Chief District Court Judge, Attorney-General David Parker has announced.Judge Taumaunu, of Ngāti Pōrou and Ngāi Tahu descent, has held a District Court warrant since January 2004.He developed and presided over the first Rangatahi Court in Gisborne... More about Chief District Court Judge appointed.

CAA culture under review (25 September 2019)

25 September 2019 Minister of Transport Phil Twyford has directed the Ministry of Transport to undertake a review of the organisational culture of the Civil Aviation Authority and Aviation Security Service under section 132 of the Crown Entities Act 2004.The review of CAA organisational culture will focus on three... More about CAA culture under review.

Politicians worldwide urged to act to tackle 'sextortion' (25 September 2019)

25 September 2019 A new report from the International Bar Association’s Legal Policy & Research Unit urges politicians to create bespoke legislation for sextortion instead of ‘shoehorning’ such conduct into current anti-corruption law.Based on comparative research from eight jurisdictions, Sextortion: A crime of corruption and sexual exploitation highlights the... More about Politicians worldwide urged to act to tackle 'sextortion'.

Last updated on the 14th March 2019