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  1. Video for Offenders get legal on the roads
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    Offenders get legal on the roads

    In the last 12 months the New Zealand Howard League has helped 500 offenders and former inmates get their licence.

  2. Video for Govt’s Medicinal Cannabis Bill has first reading at Parliament
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    Govt’s Medicinal Cannabis Bill has first reading at Parliament

    Members of Parliament are back in-house today and on the agenda is the Government's Medicinal Cannabis Bill.  It is one of two cannabis bills that will come before Parliament this week.

  3. Video for Govt restricts 90-day trials through Employment Law changes
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    Govt restricts 90-day trials through Employment Law changes

    The Government has announced 14 employment law reforms, the majority being roll-backs to changes made by the previous Government and a total of four new proposals.

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    Teen traumatised after McDonald's interview

    An indigenous Australian mother is furious after her daughter was asked "ridiculous questions" during a job interview at a McDonald's in Cairns.

  5. Video for Hurimoana Dennis found not guilty of kidnapping charges
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    Hurimoana Dennis found not guilty of kidnapping charges

    A jury has found Inspector Hurimoana Dennis and Sergeant Vaughan Perry not guilty on two charges of kidnapping at the Auckland High Court today.

  6. Video for Māori lawyers’ come together to improve services for whānau
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    Māori lawyers’ come together to improve services for whānau

    The second day of the National Conference of the Māori Caucus of Community Law was held today at Hoani Waititi Marae in Auckland. The premise, how to improve services and help whānau and community members who are being wrong-sided by the law. 

  7. Video for Three strikes law to be repealed by Justice Minister
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    Three strikes law to be repealed by Justice Minister

    Criminal Law Expert Khylee Quince welcomes the news that the three strikes law will itself be struck out. She says the decision to repeal the law by Justice Minister Andrew Little will have a positive impact for Māori.

  8. Video for Māori lawyer Maia Wikaira sworn into Native American tribal justice system
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    Māori lawyer Maia Wikaira sworn into Native American tribal justice system

    New Zealand environmental attorney Maia Wikaira was recently sworn into the Yurok Bar in Klamath, California. The legal fellow will do legal research and provide assistance to the attorneys at The Yurok Tribe Office of Tribal Attorney.

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    Māori academic awarded prestigious scholarship

    Associate Professor Claire Charters from the Auckland Law School has been awarded a 2017 Rutherford Discovery Fellowship to investigate the ways indigenous peoples’ rights are constitutionally recognised throughout the world.

  10. Video for Law Commission looks to rewrite property law to include tikanga Māori
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    Law Commission looks to rewrite property law to include tikanga Māori

    The New Zealand Law Commission is investigating the Property (Relationships) Act and whether or not it can extend to recognise tikanga Māori when relationships end and property is divided. Public submissions open next week.

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