Selwyn MP Amy Adams has commended six local schools for joining together to form the Malvern community of schools.
“From term one next year, students at Darfield School, Glentunnel School, Sheffield Contributing School, Springfield School, Windwhistle School and Darfield High School will be part of a community that will allow them to benefit from shared teaching practices and expertise,“ Ms Adams said.
The report of the Ministerial Forum on Alcohol Advertising and Sponsorship has been released today, with Ministers noting that further work will be required on the feasibility and impact of the proposals.
The Forum was established earlier this year to advise on possible further controls on alcohol advertising and sponsorship. The report makes 14 recommendations to Justice Minister Amy Adams and Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne.
Justice Minister Amy Adams says the core principle of the joint and several liability rule is sound and will remain in place, but further work will consider the need for any targeted amendments.
Ms Adams has today tabled in Parliament the Government Response to the Law Commission Report entitled Liability of Multiple Defendants, which looks at how liability is distributed among multiple defendants in civil cases who are found to have caused the same damage.
New measures to keep dangerous criminals locked up for longer and better protect victims will soon come into force.
This follows the passing of the Public Safety (Public Protection Orders) Bill which passed with a high level of cross-party support. The Bill enables the High Court to make a public protection order (PPO) to detain high-risk individuals until they no longer pose a serious and imminent threat to public safety.
New Zealand remains one of the top countries in the world for low levels of perceived corruption, says Justice Minister Amy Adams.
Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index released today ranked New Zealand second out of 175 countries. The index scores and ranks countries and territories based on how corrupt their public sector is perceived to be on a scale of zero to 100.