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27 February 2020

More than 300 human rights enquiries and complaints related to COVID-19 submitted (5 May 2020)

05 May 2020 The Human Rights Commission has received 311 enquiries and complaints related to the COVID-19 pandemic up to 5 May 2020.“Human rights demand that measures taken during a national emergency are lawful, proportionate, fair, just, non-discriminatory, and subject to independent scrutiny,” says Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner, Saunoamaali’i Karanina Sumeo.“As... More about More than 300 human rights enquiries and complaints related to COVID-19 submitted.

New District Court Judge appointed (4 May 2020)

04 May 2020 Joanne (Jo) Rielly has been appointed a District Court Judge with jury jurisdiction to be based in Nelson, Attorney-General David Parker has announced.Judge Rielly will replace recently retired Judge David Ruth.Judge Rielly is a partner with Elvidge and Partners, Office of the Crown Solicitor for Napier... More about New District Court Judge appointed.

Last updated on the 27th February 2020