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...
Video Camera Surveillance (Temporary Measures) Bill
    Video Camera Surveillance (Temporary Measures) Bill It seems strange that in this society that...
Liberty Watch - August 2011
    Round-up of civil liberty news for August 2011. CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE Government...
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Police censor political website
    As discussed on the telephone a short time ago, this is a request from the New Zealand Police to...
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Liberty Watch - July 2011
    Round-up of civil liberty news for July 2011. ADOPTION 56-year-old adoption laws queried...
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Defining a charity
    When the government in its efficiency drive gets around to reorganising the Charities Commission,...
Liberty Watch - June 2011
    Round-up of civil liberty news for June 2011. AGE DISCRIMINATION Jury exemption at 65...
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Submission on Credit Reporting Privacy Code Amendment No 5
    This submission, from the New Zealand Council for Civil Liberties (NZCCL), concerns the addition...
Liberty Watch - May 2011
    Round-up of civil liberty news for May 2011. AGE DISCRIMINATION Unlawful student loan...
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Submission: Sentencing (Aggravating Factors) Bill
    Oral submission to the Law and Order Select Committee in respect of the Sentencing (Aggravating...
Obituary: George Barton
    George Barton recently died in Wellington. He was a long time member and supporter of the Council...
Why flag burning counts as freedom of speech
    Lawyer Steven Price writes strongly in defence of freedom of speech in the Dominion Post (also on...
Liberty Watch - April 2011
    Round-up of civil liberty news for April 2011. Petrobras Oil Survey East Coast Maori...
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Prisoners and the Right to Vote
    Prior to 16 December 2010 prisoners who had been sentenced to preventative detention or imprisoned...
Liberty Watch - March 2011
    Round-up of civil liberty news for March 2011 (final version updated on 3/4/2011). Law...
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MyFone
    MyFone.mobi is a device that enables people to view both the traffic and the content of texts from...
Council Requirements for Mown Lawns
    One of the more intriguing inquiries received by NZCCL has been about council requirements for...
Submissions on the Criminal Procedure Reform Bill
    Tony Ellis has made a submission on the Criminal Procedure (Reform and Modernisation) Bill,...
Council Requirements for Mown Lawns
    One of the more intriguing inquiries received by NZCCL has been about council requirements for...
Gang Patches in Whanganui
    The NZ Council for Civil Liberties is gratified that the High Court has ruled that the law banning...
Riff-Raff are people too
    The New Zealand Council for Civil Liberties is alarmed and dismayed that a bunch of business...
Submission: Review of Official Information Act
    The Council's submission to the Law Commission's review of the Official Information Act...
SIS Amendment Bill extends powers?
    The SIS Amendment Bill has been introduced along with its Regulatory Impact Statement. ...
Round-up: Search & Surveillance Bill
    A round-up of what people are saying about the latest version of the Search & Surveillance...
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