Complainants drop legal action against Mayor Goff

Supplied Content Auckland, July 25, 2018 Mayor Phil Goff is pleased that Axiomatic Media and others, supported by the Free Speech Coalition, have unilaterally withdrawn their urgent court action against Auckland Council’s decision to not offer a Council-operated venue to Canadian ‘Alt-Right’ speakers Stefan Molyneux and Lauren Southern. Yesterday (July 24, 2018), the applicants withdrew their urgent interim application at…

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Independent Inquiry on appointment of Deputy Police Commissioner

Supplied Content Wellington, July 25, 2018 Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin has announced the Terms of Reference and Membership of the Government Inquiry into the Appointment Process for a Deputy Commissioner of Police. The Inquiry will commence on August 6, 2018. It will be an independent inquiry administered by the Department of Internal Affairs. The Purpose The Inquiry’s purpose is…

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Government appoints Murray Strong to head Unitec

Supplied Content Wellington, July 25, 2018 Education Minister Chris Hipkins has appointed Murray Strong to head Unitec as its Commissioner, after receiving the final submission from the Auckland-based institute of technology’s Council, which supported the move. Mr Hipkins said that he was dissolving the Unitec Council and appointing Mr Strong to address Unitec’s financial difficulties. Mr Hipkins issued the following…

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New Zealand moves against Money Launderers big time

Supplied Content Wellington July 25, 2018 Justice Minister Andrew Little has launched a public information campaign to raise awareness about the problem of money laundering by domestic and foreign criminals here in in New Zealand. The following statement was issued by him: The Keep Our Money Clean campaign is about keeping our international corruption-free reputation and making sure Kiwi businesses…

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