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Minister taken to task over disappearance of released rapist

Minister taken to task over disappearance of released rapist
Wellington, May 19 NZPA - Corrections and Police Minister Judith Collins was taken to task in Parliament today over the disappearance of released prisoner and convicted rapist Maka Renata.

Union says jobs at risk under prison privatisation

Union says jobs at risk under prison privatisation
Wellington, May 11 NZPA - The prison officers' union says 450 Corrections officer jobs are at risk because of a government decision to allow two existing prisons to be privately managed.

Privately run prisons a 'failed experiment', Labour says

Privately run prisons a 'failed experiment', Labour says
Wellington, May 11 NZPA - Labour says the Government is going to repeat a "failed and costly experiment" when it puts Mt Eden-Auckland Central Remand Prison under private management.

Privately run school could follow prison

Privately run school could follow prison
Wellington, April 15 NZPA - A primary school could be the next public institution built under a public private partnership (PPP), Infrastructure Minister Bill English says.

Labour opposes business running prisons

Labour opposes business running prisons
Wellington, April 15 NZPA - Locking people up in jails was a job for the state, not for private businesses whose prime motivation would be to make money, Labour's Clayton Cosgrove says.

South Auckland prison to be public-private set up

South Auckland prison to be public-private set up
Wellington, April 14 NZPA - The Government is hoping a privately designed, built and operated prison can be opened by 2014 in south Auckland.

South Auckland prison to be public-private set up

South Auckland prison to be public-private set up
Wellington, April 14 NZPA - The Government is hoping a privately designed, built and operated prison can be opened by 2014 in south Auckland.

Six years until super contributions resumed - English

Six years until super contributions resumed - English
Wellington, April 14 NZPA - The Government could resume contributions to the New Zealand Superannuation fund within six years, Finance Minister Bill English says. Last year the Government suspended contributions for up to 10 years saying they could not afford them.

Labour Questions Minister's Commitment To Bill

Labour Questions Minister's Commitment To Bill
Wellington, Feb 17 NZPA - The Labour Party questioned Justice Minister Simon Power in Parliament today over why the controversial three strikes sentencing policy had been handed over to Police Minister Judith Collins.

Labour Questions Minister's Commitment To Bill

Labour Questions Minister's Commitment To Bill
Wellington, Feb 17 NZPA - The Labour Party is questioning Justice Minister Simon Power's commitment to the controversial three strikes sentencing policy, after finding out the legislation has been handed over to Police Minister Judith Collins.

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