Articles tagged Privacy Commissioner

A sensitive case file that was misplaced at a Night and Day convenience store left a woman “understandably upset” after it was sent to the man she was locked in a dispute with. Shane Cowlishaw reports.

David Parker said he was open to the Green idea of Meridian investors not paying their final installment in exchange for the Government keeping more shares, Bill English compared the Labour/Green plan for New Zealand Power to the communist revolution of 1917 in Russia, National MP Katrina Shanks announced an early departure to head up the Funeral Directors' Association, Marie Schroff was replaced as Privacy Commissioner and Judith Collins announced plans to double the threshold for disputes to be taken to the Claims Tribunal rather than the District Court.

Parliament was forced into urgency to retrospectively allow 63 police officers to be legally sworn in again, delaying the third reading of the Telecommunications Interceptions bill. A Privileges Committee complaint against Nick Smith over the Ruataniwha dam was dismissed