Written By: - Date published: 3:10 pm, June 19th, 2020 - 171 comments
Two police officers have been shot in West Auckland. Is it time to arm the Police?
Written By: - Date published: 1:09 am, June 6th, 2020 - 106 comments
The civil war may have ended slavery, the civil rights movement may have changed the legal framework ending segregation in the Southern States, but the idea that white people’s lives matter more has survived into the 21st century.
Written By: - Date published: 10:15 am, March 2nd, 2019 - 84 comments
Christchurch police have been ordered to carry guns until a wanted man is arrested. Is this a dry run for the permanent arming of our cops?
Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, July 22nd, 2017 - 14 comments
The reason the police dropped an investigation into the PM’s political son will forever remain a mystery. Total mystery. Nothing to see here. Move along.
Written By: - Date published: 8:18 am, July 8th, 2017 - 34 comments
Updates from the #debarclay – Under-investigation MP Todd Barclay has dropped off the public radar and Police to investigate board member over Todd Barclay saga.
Written By: - Date published: 10:49 am, July 3rd, 2017 - 28 comments
With so much evidence available, why was the first police investigation into the Todd Barclay scandal dropped so quickly? This is now the subject of a complaint to the Independent Police Conduct Authority.
Written By: - Date published: 7:05 am, June 27th, 2017 - 32 comments
English is trying, many days too late, to shut up about the scandal in his old electorate and hope that it will blow over. It won’t – too many loose ends. In particular, Patrick Gower is right, the police must now re-open the Barclay investigation.
Written By: - Date published: 4:38 pm, February 2nd, 2017 - 26 comments
Fair to say that Bill English’s “big” policy announcement today was a total flop.
Written By: - Date published: 12:02 pm, August 30th, 2016 - 46 comments
We have had years of systematic under funding of the police and front-line numbers are falling. None the less police are now expected to attend every burglary. For the sake of this exercise in public perception other areas of police wrok will suffer.
Written By: - Date published: 3:21 pm, July 5th, 2016 - 23 comments
The Police want no part of the Nats’ plan to use them as airport security. Perhaps instead of bungled attempts at strike-breaking the Nats should consider – dealing fairly with aviation security staff concerns?
Written By: - Date published: 7:02 am, April 6th, 2016 - 31 comments
It sounds like the Police have a lot of questions to answer.
Written By: - Date published: 7:58 am, March 19th, 2016 - 22 comments
The Police’s return yesterday of Nicky Hager’s data, equipment and belongings is – too little and too late – a measure of justice for Hager. But the process doesn’t end there, and open questions remain.
Written By: - Date published: 2:34 pm, March 11th, 2016 - 172 comments
In the wake of the shooting of four police officers in Kawerau, it’s time NZ had a cold, hard look at our gun culture. We need an inquiry that addresses both legal and illegal gun ownership. But there’s a related matter that also needs looking at …
Written By: - Date published: 10:17 am, February 19th, 2016 - 34 comments
For a change I’m not going to have a rip at our local idiotic politicians. The most extreme case recently being the now infamous Dildo Baggins. Lets have a look offshore where they are often even worse…
Written By: - Date published: 4:26 pm, January 27th, 2016 - 38 comments
“Yesterday, the New Zealand Police informed Nicky Hager through their counsel that they are electing not to appeal the decision of the High Court given in December last year.”
Written By: - Date published: 8:35 am, December 18th, 2015 - 130 comments
Justice Clifford’s decision that the police raid of Nicky Hager’s home was illegal raises serious questions about what political pressure was applied on the police.
Written By: - Date published: 4:41 pm, December 17th, 2015 - 264 comments
“Wellington High Court judge Justice Clifford issued his judgement today on the legality of the police search of Nicky Hager’s home on 2 October 2014.
The judge found that the search was illegal.”…
Written By: - Date published: 7:33 am, November 27th, 2015 - 38 comments
The Official Information Act is now moribund and access to information beyond its scope is granted only to a chosen few and under strict conditions.
Written By: - Date published: 8:54 am, October 26th, 2015 - 57 comments
Westpac passing over Nicky Hager’s details was probably illegal, and may turn out to have been a very bad move…
Written By: - Date published: 1:00 pm, July 16th, 2015 - 12 comments
I/S at No Right Turn on the police “routinely demanding personal information from New Zealand companies – and receiving it – without any form of warrant or statutory authorisation”.