Liberty Watch - February 2013
   Round-up of civil liberty news for February 2013. CRIMINAL JUSTICE Help for wrongly convicted...
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NZCCL Monthly Meeting
   The Committee of the NZ Council for Civil Liberties has decided to make its monthly meetings open to...
NZCCL monthly meetings now open to public
   The Committee of the NZ Council for Civil Liberties has decided to make its monthly meetings open to...
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IPANZ Lunchtime Lectures - Improving the Governance of NZ
   "IPANZ and The Institute of Governance and Policy Studies (IGPS) invite you to a series of...
Liberty Watch - January 2013
   Round up of civil liberty news for January 2013.   Criminal Justice Inmates awarded $...
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NZCCL Meeting with Constitutional Advisory Panel
   The NZCCL will be having a meeting with a representative of the Constitutional Advisory Panel. This...
Liberty Watch - December 2012
     CRIMINAL JUSTICE Prison smoking ban ruled unlawful A judge has ruled a prison smoking...
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The role of the GCSB
    GCSB in the spotlight In an article in the Herald on Tuesday December 18, Keith Locke raises some...
Family Court Reform Bill
    Family Court Proceeding Reform Bill The Family Court Proceedings Reform Bill results from...
The relevance of the Leveson media inquiry to New Zealand
   The report of the Leveson inquiry into the ethics, culture and practice of the UK press has now been...
How the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement would undermine New Zealand’s sovereignty
     Auckland will play host to the 15th round of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA)...
Liberty Watch - November 2012
   Round up of civil liberty news for November 2012. CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE Drugs detection...
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NZCCL Sub-committee on Constitutional Arrangements
   The next meeting for the NZCCL sub-committee on Constitutional Arrangements is scheduled for this...
Fabian Society: The Official Information Act 30 years on
   On the 30th anniversary of the Official Information Act, it’s worth pausing to ask: is it fit...
Liberty Watch - October 2012
    CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE Adults who pose risk to kids face bans Adults who have never been...
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NZCCL Annual General Meeting and Talk
   The NZ Council for Civil Liberties Annual General Meeting will be held at: Thursday 11...
NZCCL's Sub-committee on Constitutional Arrangements Meetings
    You will be aware that the Council is considering the nature and extent of its input into the...
Police brutalise Upper Hutt teens
   Stuff reports that Police in Upper Hutt mistreated two teens (aged 16 and 14) after falsely...
Democracy failing in Canterbury
   The Press has a powerful editorial explaining why the Government's decision to continue...
Book Review: Flying Blind by Roger Brooking
   FLYING BLIND by Roger Brooking Review by Batch Hales This authoritative book exposes an ongoing...
Liberty Watch - April/May 2012
   Round up of civil liberty news for April/May 2012. BROADCASTING Wellington man fights for his...
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Guest blog: what's wrong with pre-employment credit checks?
   In these days of higher unemployment and tougher competition for jobs, a disturbing trend is...
Record keeping and human rights
    “...the concentration of power and the subjection of individuals will increase...in the...
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Liberty Watch - March 2012
    Round up of civil liberty news for March 2012. AGE DISCRIMINATION 39-year-old banned...
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Complaint made re Immigration NZ's flouting of the Public Records Act
    No Right Turn has been documenting the way that Immigration NZ has been deliberately refusing to...
Search and Surveillance Bill Passes
    The Search & Surveillance Bill has now been passed into law.  NZCCL committee member...
Liberty Watch - February 2012
    Round-up of civil liberty news for February 2012. CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE Barring...
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Liberty Watch - January 2012
    Round-up of civil liberty news for January 2012. CRIMINAL JUSTICE PM admits changes at...
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Police defend censorship of website
    Back in August 2011 we wrote about the New Zealand Police censoring the Greencross site - a...
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Liberty Watch - Nov/Dec 2011
    Round-up of civil liberty news for November and December 2011. There is also our yearly review...
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Liberty Watch Yearly Review 2011
    The past year has seen continuing challenges to the values of privacy, not just from the state,...
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Liberty Watch - October 2011
    Round-up of civil liberty news for October 2011. CRIMINAL JUSTICE Police ‘Smart on...
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NZCCL Public Lecture and AGM - 6pm, Nov 3rd
    The New Zealand Council for Civil Liberties will be holding its AGM followed by a public lecture...
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National Security vs Personal Privacy
    Cynthia Laberge was the 2008-2009 InternetNZ Senior Research Fellow in Cyberlaw at Victoria...
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Why are we encouraging the police to break the law?
    As the agency responsible for upholding the law it is obvious that the police have a duty to...
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Liberty Watch - September 2011
    Round-up of civil liberty news for September 2011. CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE Reporting...
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Can you photograph or video the police in New Zealand?
    Tech Liberty confirms that it is legal in New Zealand to photograph or video the police at work...
Submission: Video Camera Surveillance Bill
    1.0 Introduction The New Zealand Council for Civil Liberties (NZCCL) presents our submission...
Wellington protest opposing surveillance law patch-up
    The group opposing the Search & Surveillance Bill have called for a public protest against the...
To Train Up a Child
      Generally the NZCCL does not advocate censorship. Where possible, we believe, people...

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