News Video | Policy | GPs | Hospitals | Medical | Mental Health | Welfare | Search

 

Norm Withers On Petition

Release From Norm Withers

Victims now have a real opportunity to be put back at the center of the justice system.

With our petition forcing our parliament to hold a citizen's initiated referendum at the election, victim restitution is now firmly on the election platform.

Graham Capill of the Christian Heritage Party and Mike Moore from Labour are to be congratulated for their strong support for this petition.

Christian Heritage is the only party per se to have a policy platform supporting our petition and I am sure voters up and down the country will realise this when it comes to voting day. All other parties are weasel wording their policies, so it will be real fun to watch them scrabble to do backward flips in support of this referendum.
As they say, you can fool some of the people some of the time, but not all of them all of the time. I look forward to the spectacle of policy "uturns" and fudging. CHP's Victim Restitution policy stands out a clear vote winner by a country mile!



© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Tom Scott's Avantdale Bowling Club: The 10th Annual Taite Music Prize Announced

The Taite Music Prize 2019 ceremony also saw the presentation of the Auckland Live Best Independent Debut, Independent Spirit Award, and Independent Music NZ Classic Record award. More>>

ALSO:

Elisabeth Calder: Gifted Editor And Publisher To Receive Honorary Doctorate

The English editor and publisher who discovered some of the greatest writers of our times, including Salman Rushdie, Julian Barnes and Anita Brookner, will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters (honoris causa) by the University of Canterbury (UC) at the University’s Arts and Science graduation ceremony on 18 April. More>>

Howard Davis: Charlie Parker With Strings - Live!

Hear these swinging rhythms with lush strings and a twist of bebop when Dick Oatts performs Charlie Parker with Strings accompanied by the New Zealand String Quartet and Jazz Ensemble, Musical Director Rodger Fox. More>>

Disaster Response: Canterbury Quakes - 'Widespread Adverse Effects' On Mental Health

The researchers noted that while support services such as free counselling exist, New Zealand's public health services are already under strain and even small increases in demand may result in a considerable extra burden for health workers. More>>

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland