The report of the Leveson inquiry into the ethics, culture and practice of the UK press has now been released. … Keep reading “The relevance of the Leveson media inquiry to New Zealand”
Auckland will play host to the 15th round of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) between 3 and 12 December … Keep reading “How the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement would undermine New Zealand’s sovereignty”
FLYING BLIND by Roger Brooking
Review by Batch Hales
This authoritative book exposes an ongoing scandal within the New Zealand … Keep reading “Book Review: Flying Blind by Roger Brooking”
In these days of higher unemployment and tougher competition for jobs, a disturbing trend is beginning to emerge in which … Keep reading “Guest blog: what’s wrong with pre-employment credit checks?”
No Right Turn has been documenting the way that Immigration NZ has been deliberately refusing to record reasons for immigration … Keep reading “Complaint made re Immigration NZ’s flouting of the Public Records Act”
The Search & Surveillance Bill has now been passed into law.
NZCCL committee member Thomas Beagle spoke to Breakfast on … Keep reading “Search and Surveillance Bill Passes”
Tech Liberty confirms that it is legal in New Zealand to photograph or video the police at work.
… Keep reading “Can you photograph or video the police in New Zealand?”
The group opposing the Search & Surveillance Bill have called for a public protest against the government's plans to retrospectively … Keep reading “Wellington protest opposing surveillance law patch-up”
Video Camera Surveillance (Temporary Measures) Bill
It seems strange that in this society that values so much the rule of … Keep reading “Video Camera Surveillance (Temporary Measures) Bill”
Lawyer Steven Price writes strongly in defence of freedom of speech in the Dominion Post (also on his blog… Keep reading “Why flag burning counts as freedom of speech”
One of the more intriguing inquiries received by NZCCL has been about council requirements for ratepayers to mow their lawns, … Keep reading “Council Requirements for Mown Lawns”