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A family violence advocate says it's unsafe for abuse survivors to complain about a judge's behaviour, as Family Court reveals reviews are being carried out.
If a judge behaves inappropriately, you can complain. But will anything be done? Lawyers, academics and complainants say the complaints system is secretive, ineffective and broken.
Associate High Court judges have had pay hikes of 19.2 percent over the past 5 years, even though they are never given performance reviews.
The appointment of judges to the High Court is opaque, outdated and needs to change, lawyers and academics have told RNZ.
Fewer newly-appointed judges are relocating, sparking concerns the risk of bias will increase as they may end up presiding over the cases of locals they know.
The High Court and Court of Appeal benches are dominated by white men, new figures obtained by RNZ show.
It comes as the Green Party, with strong support from the health sector, wrote an open letter to ACC Minister Carmel Sepuloni pushing for all birth injuries and traumatic births to be covered by the…
An intelligence expert is questioning why the Mental Health Act was not used to detain the LynnMall terrorist after he was released from jail.
Scores of Auckland companies have been caught dumping contaminants down the drain, but none have been fined or prosecuted, Watercare data shows.
A $74 million restructure of the way ACC manages claims has left staff with 'overwhelming caseloads,' a survey has found.
ACC is moving some clients with serious spinal injuries from personal case managers to teams of managers without their permission, The New Zealand Spinal Injury Trust says.
Some therapists say they have been surprised by ACC's decision to shut down its sensitive claims unit as they were not consulted.
The agency's analysis shows ACC provides less support to clients who were already disabled before being injured.
A separate "Māori ACC" is needed to ensure Māori get the help they need, a Māori health advocate says. But the prime minister doesn't think it's necessary. Audio
Women are more likely to have their claims declined and when they're accepted receive far less compensation than men, figures show.
Cybercrime is on the rise but, in the wake of the Waikato District Health Board ransomware attack, Anusha Bradley finds New Zealand's response to it is fragmented and victims rarely get justice.
In its first interview since being hit by a ransomware attack a year ago, Fisher and Paykel Appliances warns other businesses it's a case of "when, not if" they will be targeted.
Out-of-date laws mean victims of image-based sexual abuse can't get help from ACC and must prove their abuser intended to cause them harm before police will prosecute.
Almost half of abuse and assault claims are dropped, with advocates saying it's because the process is too traumatic.
ACC must speed up its divestment of fossil fuels, Grant Robertson Finance Minister is warning.
A depressed woman whose baby died was denied help from Perinatal Mental Health Services - and other mothers in extreme distress say they can't get treatment via their DHBs or ACC.
ACC's new policy on the most common type of childbirth-related injury is leaving many women struggling to get the treatment they need.
ACC has cut off a mother whose baby emerged from her rectum and vagina, as part of a review on which birth injuries the corporation will cover. Women say they're now struggling to get treatment Anusha…
They are showing up in fish's stomachs and in beaches across the country, but how are oesophagus clips escaping the meat works?
The Ministry for Primary Industries opposed introducing a tough bottom line for nitrogen levels in rivers over concerns the economic impact would outweigh the environmental benefit, documents show.