Royal Commission of Inquiry imperative to probe quarantine lapses

Royal Commission of Inquiry imperative to probe quarantine lapses

Alexander Gillespie Hamilton, New Zealand, June 24, 2020   The anger and frustration at New Zealand’s border quarantine failure have been palpable. Two women, recently arrived in New Zealand, were granted compassionate leave from quarantine to be with grieving family after a parent’s death. But they were not tested for Covid-19 before being allowed to travel the length of the North Island…

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Constable’s murder poses challenges to Policing

Constable’s murder poses challenges to Policing

Ross Hendy Melbourne, Australia, June 24, 2020 The recent killing of a Police Officer and the wounding of his colleague in West Auckland will inevitably change Police attitudes to their jobs. Firstly, it will affect how they interact with the public. Such tragedies offer a direct challenge to the democratic conventions of policing in New Zealand, particularly the important idea of policing…

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