Posts Tagged ‘NZ courts’

Care and protection system is a Pākeha with with Māori add-ons – but there is a 2nd chance

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
care and protection

“I often thought if a visitor from Mars came to New Zealand and looked at our care and protection system [for children], they would say there’s no sign of intelligent life on Earth – because it is a Pākeha system with Māori add-ons, sadly for a clientele – 63 per cent – who are Māori,  Read more

Criticism of TV in courts unfounded

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

How absurd for the president of the Law Society to criticise televising of court cases for distorting reality. Jonathan Temm believes broadcasts of some court cases over the past 15 years have helped force an undesirable law change, contributed to losses of confidence in the courts and respect for justice, and to the demonising of Read more