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The scope of the Proceeds of Crime Fund has been broadened to include initiatives that have a wellbeing focus and address crime-related harm Justice Minister Andrew Little has announced.
Retiring Gisborne Mayor Meng Foon has been appointed the next Race Relations Commissioner, Justice Minister Andrew Little announced today.
Justice Minister Andrew Little has welcomed Google’s suspension of a system which published information subject to a suppression order in a high profile murder case.
The Crown and the hapū of Te Whānau a Apanui signed an Agreement in Principle at a ceremony at Ōtūwhare marae, near Omaio, today, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Andrew Little has announced.
Adjustment payments have been made to Waikato-Tainui and Ngāi Tahu under the Relativity Mechanisms in their Treaty settlements, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Andrew Little announced today.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Justice Minister Andrew Little have announced last year’s significant increase to Community Law Centres’ funding has been made permanent in the Wellbeing Budget.
New Zealand’s democracy is to be enhanced, with voters gaining the right to enrol on election day at next year’s general election and allowing ballot boxes to be placed in supermarkets and malls to make it easier for people to vote, Justice Minister Andrew Little has announced.
The Wellbeing Budget has provided a fair, flexible and cost-effective way for Canterbury homeowners to resolve their outstanding insurance claims relating to the 2010 and 2011 Canterbury earthquakes, with the launch of the Canterbury Earthquakes Insurance Tribunal says Justice Minister Andrew Little.
Justice Minister Andrew Little has welcomed the release of the Independent Panel’s review of the 2014 family justice system reforms.
New Zealanders from across the country are calling for the criminal justice system to be overhauled, says Justice Minister Andrew Little.
Justice Minister Andrew Little will travel to Sweden this weekend to represent New Zealand at a high-level summit on nuclear disarmament.
The Wellbeing Budget is providing more judges to help speed up the District Court process while aiming to improve the criminal justice experience for victims, says Minister for Courts Andrew Little.
Budget 2019 delivers on many of the recommendations contained in the Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction, He Ara Oranga. The Inquiry revealed that a new approach to mental health and addiction is needed in New Zealand which the Government is starting to deliver.
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Another pathway to resolve insurance claims relating to the 2010 and 2011 Canterbury earthquakes will soon be available to homeowners in the region, as the Canterbury Earthquakes Insurance Tribunal Bill has passed its third reading in the House, says Justice Minister Andrew Little.
The Government is taking action to reducing the backlog of coronial cases by appointing eight relief coroners, Minister for Courts Andrew Little announced today.
The Government has today announced a strategic investment into the development of whenua, Māori freehold landowners and their whānau.
Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, Andrew Little, acknowledges Ngā Hapū o Ngāti Porou who came to Parliament today to witness the Third Reading of the Ngā Rohe Moana o Ngā Hapū o Ngāti Porou Bill (No 2).
More than eight years after 29 men went to work at the Pike River Coal Mine and never came home, the promise to re-enter the mine drift has been honoured.
Minister of Justice Andrew Little has acknowledged Hon Sir Douglas White on his retirement as President of the Law Commission. Sir Douglas served three years in the role.
The Government has announced details of how New Zealanders will choose whether or not to legalise and regulate cannabis, said Justice Minister Andrew Little.
The Crown has apologised to Ngāti Hinerangi and signed a Deed of Settlement for historic Treaty breaches, Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Minister Andrew Little announced today.
“Yesterday unexpected and unexplained readings were reported by the atmospheric monitoring systems in the Pike River mine, leading to re-entry operations being suspended,” Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry Andrew Little has confirmed today.
Justice Minister Andrew Little leaves for the United States today to take part in a global taskforce that’s tackling terrorism and anti-money laundering.
Justice Minister, Andrew Little, will table the Law Commission’s report - The Second Review of the Evidence Act 2006 in Parliament today.