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  1. Video for People in jail because they're homeless - Julia Whaipooti
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    People in jail because they're homeless- Julia Whaipooti

    People are being held in jail on remand because they have nowhere to live. Lawyer Julia Whaipooti told p[ the coronavirus pandemic has increased court wait times by six to 12 months. She said people are being held on remand because they don’t have anywhere to live. We are publishing the article today. We extend the opportunity for comment on these matters, and if Judge Taumaunu would like to speak on this matter, we would welcome it.

  2. 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.

  3. Video for Aotearoa screen industry due to emerge from lockdown - 12.30pm Newbreak
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    Aotearoa screen industry due to emerge from lockdown- 12.30pm Newbreak

    The Aotearoa screen industry was thriving before the lockdown, with a large number of local and internationals in or about to begin production. Hopefully those prosperous days will return.

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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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    "Pass the Rua Kēnana Bill"- Hone Te Rire

    Descendants of Te Rua Kēnana gathered to give their submissions about the Rua Kēnana Pardon Bill this week.

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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.

  7. 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.    

  8. Video for The 'hearts of the people' will decide treaty justice, not Crown
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    The 'hearts of the people' will decide treaty justice, not Crown

    The hearts of the people will determine when a treaty grievance has been settled, not the Crown labelling a settlement 'full and final', says a leading treaty negotiator.

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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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    Govt confirms yes/no question for cannabis referendum

    The government has announced that in the 2020 election voters will get to say 'yes' or 'no' to legalising cannabis, based on a law which is yet to pass in-house.

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