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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.

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    Justice Minister takes abortion bill to parliament

    Justice Minister Andrew Little announced today that he will take an abortion law reform bill to parliament as the government proposes to remove abortion from the Crimes Act.

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    MPs mull amendments to the End of Life Choice Bill

    ACT Party leader David Seymour has made major amendments to the End of Life Choice Bill after taking on board advice from the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Justice, other parties and individual MPs.    

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    Womens rights to an abortion

    Women's sovereignty over their own bodies was the call today from the hundreds who showed up at parliament grounds in support of women's reproductive rights.   The protesters want to see significant changes to laws pertaining to abortion.  However, some disagree.

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    Growing number of wāhine Māori in the police force

    Te Rarawa's Eden Cherrington was one of 78 new cops who graduated at the Royal New Zealand Police College in Porirua today.  Cherrington becomes part of the growing number of wāhine Māori police officers to enter the force.    

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    $133m to break Māori re-offending and imprisonment cycle

    A total of $133 million will focus on breaking the cycle of Māori re-offending and imprisonment, with an added Whānau Ora approach to reduce Māori prison numbers. A further $131 million will be spent to lift outcomes for people who interact with the justice system.      

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    Mum calls out state services for lack of support

    A mother who spent most of her childhood in state care is frustrated and appalled by the lack of support by state services in her time of need. Kyleigh Jane Portland is now advocating for her son who suffers from a range of medical issues, including post-thrombotic syndrome, and is having to deal with state services and their processes again. 

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    Govt to fund $56.1m to develop whenua Māori

    The focus is on stimulating social and economic development through the 1.4 million hectares of whenua Māori that remains in Māori freehold title, says Māori Development Minister Nanaia Mahuta.

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    Gangs wary of government guns crackdown

    The first reading on the newly proposed gun law bill was read today in parliament.  Gangs in particular have not been exempted from the laws and are expected to follow its processes or they will suffer the consequences according to Minister of Police Stuart Nash.    

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    Minister of Justice signs off intrusive surveillance

    Minister of Justice Andrew Little confirmed he has signed off warrants granting spy agencies the authority to conduct intrusive surveillance on "people of concern" in New Zealand.

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