Articles tagged crime

Police Minister Stuart Nash has his “dream” job following Labour’s rise to Government. He talks to Shane Cowlishaw about why he is in favour of police pursuits, the potential of a crack “flying squad” of officers and how he will ramp up the force’s numbers.

Gang insignia has been banned from government buildings, schools, and hospitals since 2013. As Australian gangs arrive in New Zealand, officials are looking to amend the law to ensure it keeps up.

For the convenience of subscribers, here's my weekend column in which I suggest removing cash and adopting a blockchain-type system for transactions and savings accounts that is set up and hosted by the central bank to combat deflation, tax evasion and crime.