Man described as ‘dangerous white supremacist’ to remain in jail

Katie Todd Frank Finch, 22, will be imprisoned for crimes including theft and unlawfully getting into a motor vehicle, but the police have also laid an additional charge of threatening to kill, for which he appeared in the afternoon and will enter pleas on next month. Ahead of yesterday morning’s sentencing, Finch’s grandfather, Rod Finch, had voiced concerns that his grandson could…

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Parliamentary staff dispute settlement details released

Jane Patterson Details of hush money paid out to parliamentary staffers to secretly settle employment disputes with MPs have been revealed to RNZ. In a highly unusual move, Parliamentary Service has released a year-by-year breakdown of pay-outs which are usually accompanied by gagging clauses, revealing 15 staff were paid more than $180,000 since 2012. This practice was criticised in the…

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