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  1. Video for Clearing backlog and increasing access to justice top priorities - Judge Taumaunu
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    Clearing backlog and increasing access to justice top priorities- Judge Taumaunu

    Chief District Court Judge Heemi Taumaunu says the priorities for the courts now are clearing the backlog of cases and increasing access to justice.

  2. Video for Māori-Black American whānau say being inclusive is key
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    Māori-Black American whānau say being inclusive is key

    A Ngāti Wai woman married to a Black American man is concerned for the safety of her husband who's right in the thick of the unrest in the United States. Amelia Butler returned home to Aotearoa with their children due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Te Ao News spoke to the couple to see how they're coping with yet another major worry.

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    50,000 court proceedings affected by COVID-19

    When Judge Taumaunu was made the first Māori Chief District Court Judge last year, he knew that he had a huge task on his hands. What he didn’t know was that he would be steering our court system through a global pandemic.

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    District Court to open in Level 3 with extra safety precautions

    The District Court is set to open tomorrow and is taking extra steps in relation to the safety of court participants and observance of COVID-19 Alert Level 3 restrictions.

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    Courthouse operations adjust to lockdown circumstances

    A judicial briefing was held in the Auckland Courthouse today in order to clarify some of the changes that are being made in courtrooms nation-wide during this 'lockdown' period.

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    Renae Maihi takes the stand in defamation case

    Filmmaker Renae Maihi took the stand today in her own defence, in a case taken against her for defamation by writer Sir Bob Jones.

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    Smith to file lawsuit against Austrian Oil Tycoon

    Veteran Activist Mike Smith (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Kahu) has announced commencement of a lawsuit to be filed at the International Criminal Court against Rainer Seele, the CEO of Austrian oil giant OMV.

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    New Chief District Court Judge carries on kaupapa of change

    The innovative practices of Māori focused courts can provide better examples of court practice and transformative change. That’s the view of Heemi Taumaunu, the first Māori to be appointed as Chief District Court Judge.

  9. Video for Judge Heemi Taumaunu seeks transformative change in justice system
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    Judge Heemi Taumaunu seeks transformative change in justice system

    Recently-appointed Chief District Court Judge, Heemi Taumaunu seeking transformative changes in the justice system that ensures fairness and cultural understanding.    

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    Report- Māori led 'total rethink' of racist criminal justice system needed

    Māori have got the message across to an independent review group that racism is embedded in every part of the criminal justice system and that a Māori-led 'total rethink' is required.

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