Category: Politics

Posted in Politics Science

NZ already top of SPI v GDP – need more focus on GDP

New Zealand’s task isn’t so easy as the obvious policy wins have been taken. Being at the top edge of the policy window is both…

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2012 Welfare Reforms first introduced the notion of a social investment approach

Treasury’s Living Standards Framework upon which the Government is placing so much emphasis has been in development since 2011, and the 2012 Welfare Reforms first…

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Posted in Politics Sexual Abuse

Another $12m will be spent on improving outcomes for male survivors of sexual harm – but caution remains

ANALYSIS: The announcement that $131 million will be spent on helping sexual violence survivors has stunned the sector, but some are happier than others and the…

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Editors Choice: Cuomo questions White House response to New Zealand pact

Editors Choice: Cuomo questions White House response to New Zealand pact.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0P_VOvkcqd0

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1986–1993: Rape Crisis and Related Groups (RCRG) were set up

Rape Crisis and Related Groups (RCRG) were set up to provide both support services for women and children survivors of rape and sexual abuse, and…

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Select committee (AU) : revoke charitable status for institutional lack of action

Institutions that refuse to sign up to the national redress scheme for child sexual abuse victims should be penalised and have their charity status revoked, a…

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Dame Susan Devoy: State child care may explain why so many Maori are in prison

“If for nothing else we need to remember that to this day, that boy has received no justice in terms of the brutality he received…

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Law Commission: better support systems are required for victims

http://r136.publications.lawcom.govt.nz/Foreword First, we consider that a specialist sexual violence court, however formally constituted, is required, and potentially as a division of the District Court. Second,…

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Society in 15 Drawings

These 15 Drawings Are An Incredible Reflection of What’s Wrong With Society https://t.co/cRAhtfqij9 via @https://twitter.com/tweet4eic — Julija Wilson (@zonerealty) October 13, 2018

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“I can’t see Māori representation, yet the opening address is about Māori in jail,” he said.

https://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/news/national/colonisation-racism-main-drivers-of-maori-in-prisons-report/ Māori make up just over half of the country’s prison population, while making up just 15 per cent of the general population. The report…

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