After months of delays, the Government has finally announced its plans around the dilapidated Waikeria Prison. But its goal of reforming the justice system could prove to be its most difficult task.
Justice Minister Andrew Little's plans to repeal the controversial Three Strikes law have been scuppered after coalition partner New Zealand First said it would not give its support.
Governments across the world, including in New Zealand, are engaging in “criminal negligence” by moving to centralise data without the proper precautions, an Australian-based cybersecurity consultant says.
Former MP Peter Dunne unravels why our prison muster has grown almost three times faster than our population since 1990, despite a flat to falling crime rate. He fears coalition politics will prevent a solution.
As an island nation, water looms large for New Zealand on the security front. Climate change, drug trafficking and countries competing for influence were among the concerns raised at a conference to discuss threats in our maritime environment, Sam Sachdeva reports.
Corrections boss Ray Smith is hopeful the ongoing expansion to the prison system will be enough to keep up with the surging population.
A rise in serious offending committed by women and youth has possibly been caused by notoriety seeking on social media, the Police Commissioner has said.
In this morning's email we called on the Government to release the complete coalition agreement document.
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.
As we approach a single-digit countdown until the election, National has proposed boosting rehabilitation services for prisoners while NZ First wants a "flying squad" to crack down on crime. There are ten days to go. Shane Cowlishaw and Sam Sachdeva report.