23 April, 2015
Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams today announced the appointment of Sussan Turner as a Director of TVNZ and the elevation of Therese Walsh to Deputy Chair.
21 April, 2015
Justice Minister Amy Adams has declined a request from supporters of Peter Ellis for a Commission of Inquiry on the basis that an inquiry cannot be used to determine the liability of any person.
20 April, 2015
Justice Minister Amy Adams says a new draft Victims Code of Rights will help to ensure victims are better informed and put them at the heart of the justice system.
17 April, 2015
Justice Minister Amy Adams has received a letter from the lawyers for Teina Pora formally notifying her of a claim for compensation for “wrongful conviction and imprisonment”.
2 April, 2015
A Bill to better protect children from sexual exploitation passed its final reading in Parliament today with unanimous support.
1 April, 2015
Latest international figures on broadband speeds have reported New Zealand’s average connection speeds have increased by almost 60 per cent in the past year, said Communications Minister Amy Adams.
30 March, 2015
Almost 70 per cent of family disputes referred to mediation involving children are being settled out of court a year on from the Government’s family justice reforms says Justice Minister Amy Adams.
26 March, 2015
Legislation modernising rules applying to Royal succession to the throne came into force today in New Zealand and in the 16 Realms that share the Queen as Head of State.
25 March, 2015
New Zealanders are seeing huge improvements in the time it takes to access justice services with a big reduction in the average age of District Court criminal cases, Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams announced.
A Bill to curb the growing incidence of cyberbullying and its devastating effects passed its second reading in Parliament last night.
24 March, 2015
The number of young people (aged 10 to 16 years old) appearing in court has more than halved since 2007, Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams announced today.
20 March, 2015
A senior retired Australian judge has been appointed to head up the inquiry into David Bain’s compensation claim, Justice Minister Amy Adams announced today.
Communications Minister Amy Adams today announced the completion of the Government’s Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) service in Blenheim.
17 March, 2015
Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams has congratulated NZ On Air on its success in providing Kiwi content to New Zealanders for the past 25 years.
Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams today announced the appointment of Joan Withers as the Chair of Television New Zealand (TVNZ).
14 March, 2015
A new youth court for Tauranga will place a stronger focus on addressing offending by young Māori says Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams.
13 March, 2015
Ashburton now has access to faster, more reliable broadband thanks to the Government’s Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) network, says Communications Minister Amy Adams.
12 March, 2015
The Far North District Council is the first to put its hand up and be part of the Government’s next stage of the broadband rollout, Communications Minister Amy Adams has announced.
Ultra-fast fibre broadband will be extended to 80 per cent of New Zealanders and rural connectivity will be expanded, Communications Minister Amy Adams confirmed in Kerikeri today.
9 March, 2015
Fibre growth connections in New Zealand have tripled in the last year, putting us first of all 34 countries in the OECD, says Communications Minister Amy Adams.
5 March, 2015
Justice Minister Amy Adams has today launched the expansion of the National Home Safety Service to better protect up to 1000 victims of family violence each year.
3 March, 2015
Public feedback is being sought on proposed changes to the National Environmental Standard (NES) for telecommunications facilities to help speed up improvements and reduce costs.
1 March, 2015
Hearing impaired people can now access captioned telephone services for an additional two hours a day, Communications Minister Amy Adams announced today.
28 February, 2015
Communities on both sides of the Tasman will benefit following the expansion of a criminal history checking service to vet individuals for employment, training and registration purposes.
27 February, 2015
Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams has welcomed the addition of the Gisborne courthouse to the audio visual link (AVL) network that connects courts and prisons.
25 February, 2015
The Bill reducing the number of unnecessary parole hearings for offenders who still pose a threat to the community passed its third and final reading in Parliament last night.
A Bill to better protect children from sexual exploitation passed its second reading in Parliament last night.
21 February, 2015
Justice Minister Amy Adams leaves today to attend an international law conference in London alongside Justice Ministers and Attorney Generals from around the world.
19 February, 2015
A Bill to make the coronial system quicker and more effective passed its first reading in Parliament today.
The Government has agreed to set aside all previous advice relating to David Bain’s compensation claim and conduct a fresh inquiry, Justice Minister Amy Adams has announced.
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