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Teina Pora has filed an action in the High Court seeking a judicial review of the government's handling of his compensation package.
The ACT party has called for a complete overhaul of the way compensation cases were considered by the Crown.
Should Teina Pora's compensation for wrongful imprisonment be inflation adjusted? Audio
Teina Pora, wrongfully imprisoned for nearly 22 years, will challenge the government's refusal to add inflation to its $2.5m compensation offer.
A man named by the country's top police officer as being responsible for a historical murder will not be taking the matter further, his lawyer says.
It's outrageous for the country's top policeman to claim Malcolm Rewa is guilty of Susan Burdett's murder, Rewa's lawyer says.
A culture change in the police is needed in the wake of the Teina Pora saga, so they can admit when they need to look at cases again, says a law professor. Audio
Police Commissioner, Mike Bush, has recognised Teina Pora's innocence and has named the man he believes did it - serial rapist Malcolm Rewa. Audio
Teina Pora says he thought he would be given more compensation from the government after he was wrongfully imprisoned for 21 years.
Law professor Bill Hodge doesn't understand his peers believing that Teina Pora should be entitled to more compensation than the crown is offering. Audio
OPINION: Some may say you can't put a value on Teina Pora's loss of liberty, but Dr Chris Gallavin says we must try to do better than the $2.5m offered.
Teina Pora and his legal team are now playing a waiting game as the Justice Minister Amy Adams considers their request to allow a legal review of the Government's two point five million dollar… Audio
Justice Minister Amy Adams will consider letting Teina Pora take $2.5m in compensation for his wrongful imprisonment and still challenge the deal. Video, Audio
Teina Pora's legal team is urging the goverment to consider an offer that would secure compensation for him but still allow room to argue for more Audio
Speaking outside Rainbow's End in South Auckland, John Campbell asked the Prime Minister about Teina Pora's case and whether the proposed offer was a fair one. Audio
Former police detective Tim McKinnel has worked tirelessly with Teina Pora to prove his innocence. He joins Checkpoint to discuss the $2.5m offer made to Mr Pora by the Govt Video, Audio
Would $2,300,000 be enough to sustain you quite well? Would it be sensible to work out what Teina's needs are? Amy Adams says every case is different. Do you see the need for rigid protocols? The… Audio
Teina Pora's team may be challenging that offer of two-and-a-half million. More on that soon. Audio
The government needs to 'get real' about compensating Teina Pora for his wrongful conviction and imprisonment, a lawyer says. Video, Audio
Back now to the compensation offer to Teina Pora .. The Justice Minister Amy Adams is on the line. Audio