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FIJI: Islands Business ex-publisher, director, journalist grilled over story

By   /  February 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, Airports, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Courts, Evening Report, Fiji, industrial relations, Islands Business, Justice, Labour, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on FIJI: Islands Business ex-publisher, director, journalist grilled over story

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Islands Business managing director Samisoni Pareti and journalist Nanise Volau have been questioned by Fiji police over a story published online by the Suva-based regional news magazine, IB reports. This follows the article published by Islands Business about Magistrate Andrew See who ruled in favour of Air Terminal Services (ATS) workers […]

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Christchurch’s Justice Precinct officially open

By   /  September 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Christchurch’s Justice Precinct officially open

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Christchurch’s Justice Precinct officially open Christchurch’s state-of-the-art Justice and Emergency Services Precinct was officially opened by Prime Minister Bill English this morning. Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams says today’s opening marks the latest and most significant milestone in the $300 million Precinct’s development. “This […]

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Improving court process for victims of sexual violence

By   /  August 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Improving court process for victims of sexual violence

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Improving court process for victims of sexual violence New training and education programmes for prosecutors, court staff and the judiciary to better understand the impacts of sexual violence on victims will help improve victims’ experiences of the court process, says Justice and Courts Minister Amy […]

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Blessing marks start of Justice move to Precinct

By   /  July 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Blessing marks start of Justice move to Precinct

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Blessing marks start of Justice move to Precinct Cantabrians 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 Minister Amy Adams today attended […]

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More court appearances via audio-visual links

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on More court appearances via audio-visual links

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: More court appearances via audio-visual links Over 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 held […]

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Justice Precinct a step closer to completion

By   /  July 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Justice Precinct a step closer to completion

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Justice Precinct a step closer to completion Christchurch’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 Cantabrians. The Precinct […]

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Justice Precinct a step closer to completio

By   /  July 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Justice Precinct a step closer to completio

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Justice Precinct a step closer to completio Christchurch’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 Cantabrians. The Precinct […]

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Contempt of court report welcomed

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Contempt of court report welcomed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Contempt of court report welcomed Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams has today tabled the Law Commission’s report on proposals to modernise New Zealand’s contempt of court laws. “Contempt law is intended to protect the integrity of the justice system and maintain public confidence in […]

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Alcohol and Drug Court pilot extended

By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Alcohol and Drug Court pilot extended

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Alcohol and Drug Court pilot extended Amy Adams | Courts The Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment (AODT) Court pilot has been extended for a further three years, Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams announced today. The AODT Court pilot, which began in November 2012 in […]

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Taumarunui court upgrade underway

By   /  April 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Taumarunui court upgrade underway

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Taumarunui court upgrade underway Work is underway on the most significant upgrade to the Taumarunui courthouse in 40 years, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. “The $1.4 million upgrade includes interior redecoration, exterior surface refresh and cell upgrade,” says Ms Adams. “A key part of the […]

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$257m savings reinvested into reducing crime

By   /  March 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $257m savings reinvested into reducing crime

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $257m savings reinvested into reducing crime Initiatives to reduce crime and reoffending have been made possible through smart fiscal management by justice sector agencies, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. The Justice Sector Fund allows money saved in one justice sector agency to be used in […]

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Court services returned to Kaikoura

By   /  March 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Court services returned to Kaikoura

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Court services returned to Kaikoura Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams has welcomed the return of court services to Kaikoura. The District Court at Kaikoura has held its first hearing since the earthquake with 29 people appearing. Court services had been unable to run in […]

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Extra Courts & Corrections funding to support Police package

By   /  February 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Corrections, Courts, Justice, Louise Upston, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Extra Courts & Corrections funding to support Police package

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Extra Courts & Corrections funding to support Police package The justice sector will receive an extra $115 million over four years to support the rollout of more police on the beat. Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams and Corrections Minister Louise Upston say the additional […]

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‘No one can stop me’, says Duterte on possible martial law in Philippines

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Courts, drugs, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Fernando Marcos, habeas corpus, Human Rights, Martial Law, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, Supreme Court, War against drugs  /  Comments Off on ‘No one can stop me’, says Duterte on possible martial law in Philippines

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Al Jazeera’s Jamela Alingogan reports from Manila on a game-changing president marking six months in office. Video: AJ YouTube Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said he would consider declaring martial law if the drug problem deteriorates, adding “no one can stop” him from making such a decision. President […]

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Justice Precinct construction progressing well

By   /  December 9, 2016  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Justice Precinct construction progressing well

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Justice Precinct construction progressing well Amy Adams | Courts Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams says the $300 million Christchurch Justice and Emergency Services Precinct build is well advanced and on track to be fully operational in mid-2017. The anchor project brings together all justice […]

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Auckland High Court garden to honour Sir Robert Chambers

By   /  November 10, 2016  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Auckland High Court garden to honour Sir Robert Chambers

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Auckland High Court garden to honour Sir Robert Chambers Justice Minister Amy Adams today announced the garden at the Auckland High Court would be developed as a memorial garden in memory of former High Court Judge, Sir Robert Chambers. “This is a fitting tribute to […]

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Christchurch welcomes Community Magistrates

By   /  October 31, 2016  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Christchurch welcomes Community Magistrates

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Christchurch welcomes Community Magistrates Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams has welcomed a new pilot programme which sees Community Magistrates sitting in Christchurch from today  – the first time the judicial officers have sat in the South Island. The Christchurch pilot programme will run for […]

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Bill updates 108-year courts legislation

By   /  October 11, 2016  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Bill updates 108-year courts legislation

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Bill updates 108-year courts legislation Parliament has passed legislation tonight that updates and modernises the century-old law underpinning New Zealand courts. Twenty-three Bills divided from the Bill formerly known as the Judicature Modernisation Bill were passed into law with widespread support. “At more than 1000 […]

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UK Courts and Corrections – learning from abroad

By   /  October 3, 2016  /  24/7 News, Courts, Green Party, Justice, Justice & Democracy, Opposition News, Politics, Society & Culture, The Issues, UK, westminster  /  Comments Off on UK Courts and Corrections – learning from abroad

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: UK Courts and Corrections – learning from abroad I’m en route to Oslo so now is a good time to reflect on the UK stage of my whistle-stop justice tour. Our legal and political systems owe a lot to the Westminster model. When you get […]

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Restoration of Dunedin courthouse begins

By   /  September 29, 2016  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Restoration of Dunedin courthouse begins

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Restoration of Dunedin courthouse begins South Island company Amalgamated Builders has won the contract to upgrade and refurbish Dunedin’s historic Stuart Street courthouse, Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams announced today. Work will start in early October and is expected to finish in December 2017. […]

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