Urban Maori and Fish - Susan Burdette Murder Appeal - Social Assistance - Police Select Committee Report - Chechnya - New Money
URBAN MAORI AND FISH: Two of the driving forces behind the Urban Maori challenge to the asset allocation model proposed by the Maori Fisheris commission is disappointed at a two-one split Court of Appeal decision to dismiss an appeal against a High Court decision on the allocation of fisheries assets.
SUSAN BURDETTE MURDER: The Court of Appeal has ordered a new trial for Teina Poura for the murder of Susan Burdette.
SOCIAL ASSISTANCE: A government ordered ban on social assistance to people with gang affiliations is criticised by social assistance agencies.
POLICE SELECT COMMITTEE REPORT: Police emergency 111 services and the INCIS project have been strongly criticised in a Select Committee report out today.
CHECHNYA: Russia is pushing on with its military campaign in Chechnya. Chechen capital Grozny is now within range and is surrounded by Russian forces. Officials warn a humanitar
NEW MONEY: Two new plastic notes are being
issued today for five and twenty dollar denominations. The
new notes will last a lot longer. A polymer $50 note will be