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27 February 2020

Media Council condemns ‘sexist’ views published in online article (20 May 2020)

20 May 2020 The Media Council has upheld a complaint against an article that included terms the complainant described as “misogynist views on women in science for a cheap headline grab”.The Stuff article on 23 February 2020 was headlined “Whitebaiter blames ‘chick scientists’ for Government proposals”.The opening sentence read:... More about Media Council condemns ‘sexist’ views published in online article.

New Principal Environment Judge (20 May 2020)

20 May 2020 Auckland-based Environment Judge David Kirkpatrick has been appointed as the Principal Environment Judge, Attorney-General David Parker has announced.Judge Kirkpatrick was appointed an Environment Judge in February 2014.From December 2013 to July 2016 he was Chair of the Auckland Unitary Plan Independent Hearings Panel. Prior to appointment... More about New Principal Environment Judge.

Last updated on the 27th February 2020