Category Archives: NZ Justice

Guest Post: Weaponising the criminal justice system against men — Kiwiblog

A guest post by Bettina Arndt: New Zealanders are witnessing, right now, a major achievement – the latest success of the feminist juggernaut in tilting justice in favour of women. The Sexual Violence Bill currently before the New Zealand Parliament is claimed to provide much needed justice for rape victims let down by the criminal…

via Guest Post: Weaponising the criminal justice system against men — Kiwiblog

ACT’s Law and Order policy — Kiwiblog

ACT have released their draft law and order policy. Safe to assume that unlike Labour, funding the Mongrel Mob is not part of their policy. Their key points are: Introduce Gang Injunction Orders based on the UK ones introduce in 2009Ban gang members on welfare benefits from spending the benefit money on alcohol, gambling or…

via ACT’s Law and Order policy — Kiwiblog

Gangs Are the Problem, Not the Solution — The BFD

Darroch BallCo-Leader Sensible Sentencing Trust. Over recent months there has been a massive increase in police shootings, gang violence, and innocent members of the public being caught in danger caused by gangs. Every week we are writing to you, posting on social media, and putting out press releases not only with commentary about the gangs…

via Gangs Are the Problem, Not the Solution — The BFD

Govt funded Mob leader on suspended sentence for weapon charge — Kiwiblog

The Herald reports: A Mongrel Mob leader of a drug rehabilitation programme which got $2.75 million from the Government is subject to a six-month suspended sentence for a stun gun found after a police search at his home.A stun gun constructed to look like a torch was found in the bedside drawer of Central Hawke’s…

via Govt funded Mob leader on suspended sentence for weapon charge — Kiwiblog

41% Of Offenders Not Completing Te Pae Oranga — The BFD

Labour’s Te Pae Oranga programme is failing to hold offenders to account with 59% of people being sent to the alternative justice panels failing to complete the programme, National’s Police spokesperson Simeon Brown says. “Alternative resolutions have a place for low level offending, however the Government also needs to ensure people who are referred…

via 41% Of Offenders Not Completing Te Pae Oranga — The BFD

Faulty Assumptions Behind New Zealand’s Sexual Violence Bill, Professor Writes — The Daily Wire

It’s a claim that’s made all over the world; that just a small percentage of “perpetrators” are convicted for sexual crimes, the assumption being that society undervalues rape victims. But Professor Felicity Goodyear-Smith, a medical doctor and faculty of Medical and Health Sciences at the University of Auckland, says repeating the statistic – in New…

via Faulty Assumptions Behind New Zealand’s Sexual Violence Bill, Professor Writes — The Daily Wire

The root cause of the Housing Crisis, the Crime Stats, Oranga Tamariki, our lack of Productivity Growth our Prison Population, oh, and our significant education decline — Kiwiblog

I started teaching in 1991. It is an incredibly frustrating system to be a part of – despite many, many good people being involved and some good intentions. The best analogy I can think of is that the system acts like a human with a pea sized brain, virtually no nervous system to communicate to…

via The root cause of the Housing Crisis, the Crime Stats, Oranga Tamariki, our lack of Productivity Growth our Prison Population, oh, and our significant education decline — Kiwiblog

Another nice chap Labour wants to make eligible for parole — Kiwiblog

Meet Michael Parker. He had an ex-girlfriend. This is what he did to her: Got angry as she wouldn’t do his washingDragged her to bed by her hairStomped on her headRubbed cat faeces into her face and hairBound her hands with tapeviolated her with a bottle of mayonnaiseKept the bottle in place with more tapeForced…

via Another nice chap Labour wants to make eligible for parole — Kiwiblog

Final Cannabis Law Reform Proposal Out — The BFD

The final proposed Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill is out. This post is about why, if you’re a conservative, you should vote yes in the Cannabis referendum. But first a summary: The Bill sets out a way for the Government to control and regulate cannabis. It proposes rules for growing, selling, buying, and consuming cannabis.The…

via Final Cannabis Law Reform Proposal Out — The BFD

What Lies beneath the Checkpoints — The BFD

Press Release: New Conservatives In 2017, the coalition of Labour, NZF and the Greens took control of New Zealand thus becoming the start of a journey that originally claimed transparency, openness and kindness but has failed to deliver except in the area of removing freedoms and disempowered democracy. New Conservative has worked hard to keep…

via What Lies beneath the Checkpoints — The BFD

This Mad Marxist Experiment Must End — The BFD

In the year 1910, a law-abiding New Zealand citizen would hardly have been aware of the operation of the State. He would be aware of policemen walking the beat. He would probably use the Post Office. If a city dweller, he would ride on municipal trams. But that would have been the extent of the State’s visibility…

via This Mad Marxist Experiment Must End — The BFD

Which MPs vote on Referendums based on political expediency, rather than principle — Family First NZ

 

Here’s a list of 49 MPs who voted for a Referendum on euthanasia because they supported euthanasia and knew they had to vote for a referendum to get the law passed, but voted against a referendum on abortion because they didn’t think it was necessary to get the law passed. In other words, they voted…

via Which MPs vote on Referendums based on political expediency, rather than principle — Family First NZ

Letter Sent to all NZ MP’s Voting against Abortion Legislation Bill Amendments — Right to Life New Zealand

 

The following letter was sent to all NZ MP’s who voted against SOP’s tabled by Simon O’Connor and Agnes Loheni to the Abortion Legislation Bill that would have mitigated harm under that bill. Dear MP, Please vote to protect women and the unborn from violence by voting against the Abortion Legislation Bill at the third…

via Letter Sent to all NZ MP’s Voting against Abortion Legislation Bill Amendments — Right to Life New Zealand

A Dark Day in our History Parliament Abandons Women and their Unborn Children — Right to Life New Zealand

 

Media Release 18th March 2020 Parliament today passed the Labour led government Abortion Legislation Bill by 68 to 51. This represents an unprecedented attack on the family, on the status and dignity of women and on the right to life of New Zealanders in the first nine months of life. Our right to life is…

via A Dark Day in our History Parliament Abandons Women and their Unborn Children — Right to Life New Zealand

Abortion Legislation Bill passes 68 to 51 — Kiwiblog

The third reading passed Wednesday night 68 votes to 51. The breakdown by party was: National 19 – 36 (35% in favour)Labour 37 – 9 (80%)NZ First 2 – 6 (25%)Greens 8 – 0 (100%)ACT 1 – 0 (100%) Independent 1 – 0 (100%) The MP who didn’t vote was National’s Stuart Smith. So National…

via Abortion Legislation Bill passes 68 to 51 — Kiwiblog

Hate speech laws are imminent — Kiwiblog

Stuff reports: Proposed hate speech laws for New Zealand are imminent.Justice Minister Andrew Little told Stuff the Government is bringing forward changes around hate speech, but shaping a law had taken time.A number of options were now “working their way through” the cabinet process, he said.“The review of our hate speech laws are in the final stages. I…

via Hate speech laws are imminent — Kiwiblog

Parents of children with Down syndrome don’t want community targeted in abortion law reform — Family First NZ

 

NewsHub 9 March 2020Family First Comment: Finally! TV3’s The Project actually has something worth repeating….“In New Zealand, pregnancy scans give a probability of a baby having Down syndrome, but it’s only about 80 percent accurate. Many women whose babies test positive will terminate the pregnancy. In the United Kingdom where a more accurate blood test…

via Parents of children with Down syndrome don’t want community targeted in abortion law reform — Family First NZ

Mistake in abortion vote allows safe areas but no way of setting them up — Your NZ

The final stage of the Abortion reform Bill was debated in Parliament yesterday and last night, with Supplementary Order Paper amendments being voted on. A late night mistake has resulted in an unintended change. A David Seymour amendment to axe ‘safe areas’ from protests near where abortions are carried out are failed. But a stuff […]

via Mistake in abortion vote allows safe areas but no way of setting them up — Your NZ

High Court Says Free Speech Defence Is NOT Public Interest — The BFD

 

In 2018 many supporters of free speech donated to the Free Speech Coalition which was founded as a result of Phil Goff de-platforming Canadian speakers Stephen Molyneux and Lauren Southern and Don Brash being ‘uninvited’ as a speaker by Massey University. In just a few days, the FSC raised enough money to go to Court…

via High Court Says Free Speech Defence Is NOT Public Interest — The BFD

Is the Government Telling the Truth? — The BFD

 

Something that has bugged so many of us over the last 12 months have been the claims that the Government has only banned firearms that ‘don’t have a legitimate use’. Police Minister Stuart Nash, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, and so many personalities in the media say it over and over again. Meet Kath Arnold and…

via Is the Government Telling the Truth? — The BFD

New District Court judges increase number and diversity — Your NZ

Twenty one new District Court judges have been appointed, which will increase the total from 155 to 172 (some are retiring but 10 positions are new). This sounds like a lot of judges, but the courts are under a lot of pressure, with delays in proceedings common. Increasing ethnic and gender diversity is a given […]

via New District Court judges increase number and diversity — Your NZ

NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs DECLINES to Combat Online Incitement — The BFD

 

Officials at MFAT (the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade) have been active in promoting the Christchurch Call while refusing to condemn violent extremist content posted online by an organisation that New Zealand funds, making a mockery of the initiative to eliminate violent incitement online. On 25 September 2019, UN Watch published a report that exposed…

via NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs DECLINES to Combat Online Incitement — The BFD

The BFD Video: VICTORY: Two House Raids Against Us Declared ILLEGAL — The BFD

This video might be of interest as it shows the result of Tarrant sending an unsolicited donation to conservative activist Martin Sellner. His house was raided by the Austrian police not once but twice, items were taken and he and his wife Brittany Sellner (Pettibone) had camera and computer equipment confiscated! This has now been…

via The BFD Video: VICTORY: Two House Raids Against Us Declared ILLEGAL — The BFD

Abortion Referendum Please — Right to Life New Zealand

 

The following article is a guest post from the Average Thief Blog New Zealand should have three referenda later this year, not two. There will be referenda on the “conscience issues” of euthanasia (End of Life Choice Bill) and the legalisation of cannabis. There should also be a referendum for the most difficult conscience issue…

via Abortion Referendum Please — Right to Life New Zealand

Why Aren’t Police Disarming Gangs Instead of Terrorising Legitimate Gun Owners? — The BFD

 

Changes to NZ gun laws are being used by police to harass law-abiding gun owners while criminal gangs go about their business of terrorising the public. Dieuwe de Boer was targeted by a bevy of armed police who searched his house for illegal firearms. They didn’t find any because de Boer is a law-abiding gun…

via Why Aren’t Police Disarming Gangs Instead of Terrorising Legitimate Gun Owners? — The BFD

Beware the influence of vested interests’ input into the cannabis debate — Family First NZ

 

Stuff co.nz 9 January 2020Family First Comment: Superb article warning of financial conflicts of interest by those arguing for legalisation of cannabis…“In the ongoing public discussion of New Zealand’s decision on cannabis it is valuable to hear all perspectives, but when these reflect only major corporate vested interests it would be reasonable to expect an indication…

via Beware the influence of vested interests’ input into the cannabis debate — Family First NZ

Swarbrick and Bennett debate legalisation of personal use of cannabis — Your NZ

On NZ Q&A last night Chlöe Swarbrick and Paula Bennett debated the legalisation of cannabis for personal use. This will be put to the public next year in a referendum. Bennett seems to have changed her mind. In May refused to debate Swarbrick – Cannabis referendum: Paula Bennett on why she won’t debate Chlöe Swarbrick […]

via Swarbrick and Bennett debate legalisation of personal use of cannabis — Your NZ

Gangs Promise to Sign Up to Firearm Registry (Just Kidding) — The BFD

 

The NZ Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) has called on New Zealand’s growing gangland community to tell police how many firearms they possess and how many of their members are licenced to own and use them. They did so knowing that it will never happen as bad guys are never going to sign up…

via Gangs Promise to Sign Up to Firearm Registry (Just Kidding) — The BFD

Second Round of Firearm Legislation Changes — The BFD

 

Nicole and I have spent the last few hours with the lawyers going over the final version of our submission on the Arms Legislation Amendment Bill — the Government’s second tranche of firearms law changes. You can read the full submission here (I’ve also copied a summary of the submission to the end of this email). The Bill introduces an…

via Second Round of Firearm Legislation Changes — The BFD

Free Speech Coalition to Appeal High Court’s Decision with Your Help — The BFD

 

There has been close to universal condemnation of last week’s decision by the High Court to reject the Free Speech Coalition’s application for a judicial review of the decision of Regional Facilities Auckland last year to de-platform two Canadian speakers who Mayor Phil Goff didn’t like. Unless the Free Speech Coalition appeals this decision, the…

via Free Speech Coalition to Appeal High Court’s Decision with Your Help — The BFD