Monthly Archives: March, 2005

Green MP calls for investigation into police behaviour

Police Minister George Hawkins should implement an independent investigation of police culture after revelations that it is common practice in stations around the country to photograph prisoners being humiliated by officers.

JustPeace #74

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We can learn from Norway in Peacemaking

On Monday the Norwegian Prime Minister, Kjell Magne Bondevik, will be hosted in this Parliament, and I think we have a lot to learn from him and the experience of his Government, particularly in the a

Inquiry welcome, but what about the rest of NZ?

News that an inquiry has been launched into police culture in South Auckland is great, but the rest of New Zealand should also be included, Green Police Spokesman Keith Locke says.

Follow Norwegian PM on peacemaking, aid, human rights

New Zealand should learn from the example of Norway on peacemaking, aid and human rights work, the Green Party says.

Select Committee endorses cover-up of embarrassing public records

The Public Records Bill, reported back today from the Government Administration Committee, allows government heads to censor archival material, the Green Party says.

JustPeace #75

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Give Israeli Nuclear Whistleblower a Kiwi Passport

A passport from nuclear-free New Zealand would offer Israeli whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu the path to freedom that he deserves, Green MP Keith Locke says.

Public transport boost great news for Auckland

Auckland-based Green MP Keith Locke has praised the Auckland Regional Land Transport Committee for putting $3.8 billion into public transport in its 10-year plan.