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Court finds RMA rezoning is not a public work

Successful application for declaration regarding assessment of compensation under the Public Works Act (PWA) - Public Works Act 1981 -  s 62-compensation compulsorily acquired land - s 2defintion “public work and ...

Prison time for Sofitel Hotel shooters

R v Reihana & Ors [2023] NZHC 580 (Moore J) Sentencing Act 2002 – sentencing starting point – multiple offenders with different roles -aggravating features – planning and premeditation – organised criminal ...

Where the law fails women

Women were once considered second-class citizens under the law. Act by Act, this has changed during the past 100 years. Yet by design, omission or simply through unexpected consequences, some laws still fail ...