Applications for Queen’s Counsel open

Supplied Content Attorney General David Parker has announced the appointment round for Queen’s Counsel in 2019 but said that there would be fewer successful applicants. Appointments of Queen’s Counsel are made by the Governor-General on the recommendation of the Attorney-General and with the agreement of the Chief Justice. The Governor-General retains the discretion to appoint Queen’s Counsel in recognition of…

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National Party prepares for the Big War in 2020

Annual Conference in Christchurch sets the pace Craig McCulloch National Leader Simon Bridges has opened the Party’s annual conference with a rousing speech, giving a preview of the Opposition’s campaign strategy for next year’s election. MPs and Party members have gathered at the Christchurch Town Hall last weekend to take stock, discuss policy and scratch out tactics for 2020. Among…

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Trade Alliance-EMA Partnership to boost trade

Venkat Raman Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) and New Zealand India Trade Alliance (NZITA) have signed a ‘Special Relationship Agreement’ aimed at boosting commercial ties between New Zealand and India. EMA (Northern) Chief Executive Brett O’Riley, who signed the Agreement with NZITA Chairman Giri Gupta at the office of Grant Thornton in Auckland on Monday, July 15, 2019, said that…

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