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Opposition MPs Bemoan Three Strikes Bill Process

Wellington, Feb 17 NZPA - The Green and Labour Parties are angry over how changes to add the Government-ACT Party three strikes policy to a bill are being done.

Prison Staff Protest Privatisation Move

Prison Staff Protest Privatisation Move
Wellington, Feb 9 NZPA - Prison guards who don't want to work in private jails won't have to, Corrections Minister Judith Collins says. A burgeoning prison population meant prison guards would be in demand, she told reporters today following a protest this morning.

Private Prison Opposers Launch Vocal Protest

Wellington, Feb 9 NZPA - Opposition MPs supported a small but vocal protest today outside Parliament, with the Public Service (PSA) and Corrections associations warning of backlashes if the Government privatises prisons.

PM To Lead Response To Capital Markets Report Next Year

PM To Lead Response To Capital Markets Report Next Year
Wellington, Dec 16 NZPA - The Government is promising a quick response in the new year to a report recommending a range of moves to improve capital markets in New Zealand.

Government Working On Public Prisons Handover

Government Working On Public Prisons Handover
By Paloma Migone of NZPA Wellington, Dec 10 NZPA - The Corrections Department is working on plans to hand over two publicly run prisons to the private sector.

Government Working On Public Prisons Handover

The new law on privately run prisons ensures public accountability, says Corrections Minister Judith Collins, but opponents disagree, as Paloma Migone reports for NZPA.

Police Fleet Cut Not Affecting Service, Commissioner Says

Police Fleet Cut Not Affecting Service, Commissioner Says
Wellington, Dec 9 NZPA - The reduced police vehicle fleet is not crippling police service delivery, Commissioner Howard Broad said today.

Police Face Tough Christmas Season

By Paloma Migone of NZPA Wellington, Dec 8 NZPA - A smaller vehicle fleet this year might cripple police's ability to handle the demanding Christmas season, the Police Association says.

Court Cells Can Be Used For Prisoners Under Bill Passed Today

Court Cells Can Be Used For Prisoners Under Bill Passed Today
By Maggie Tait of NZPA Wellington, Nov 26 NZPA - Court cells can be used to temporarily house prisoners, under a bill passed by Parliament today. The Government introduced the Corrections (Use of Court Cells) Amendment Bill under urgency and passed it through all its stages.

Real Estate Agents Authority Starts Operations

Real Estate Agents Authority Starts Operations
By Paloma Migone of NZPA Wellington, Nov 16 NZPA - Real estate agents will be under a thicker magnifying glass as the newly established Real Estate Agents Authority begins operations tomorrow.

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