Where to volunteer for earthquake response
Where to volunteer for earthquake
Volunteers wanting to help in the
Christchurch earthquake response are asked to register their
• on TradeMe at http://www.trademe.co.nz/christchurch-earthquake-support
• through the University of Canterbury Student
Volunteer Army at www.sva.org.nz or www.facebook.com/StudentVolunteerArmy
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"Unlawful, Unjustified And Unreasonable": Report Into Urewera Raids Finds Police Acted Unlawfully
Independent Police Conduct Authority Chair Judge Sir David Carruthers said today that the decision by the then Commissioner of Police to undertake the operation in Ruatoki Valley and elsewhere on 15 October 2007 was reasonable and justified.
“However, the road blocks established by Police at Ruatoki and Taneatua were unlawful, unjustified and unreasonable... Police had no legal basis for stopping and searching vehicles or photographing drivers or passengers,” he said...
The report also showed that the detention of the occupants at five properties examined by the Authority was unlawful and unreasonable. More>>