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    'Broken', in danger of 'collapse'- Legal aid slammed by Chief Justice; renewed hopes for Budget

    Aotearoa's besieged legal aid system is costing taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars a year but still tens of thousands of Kiwis are being turned away and potentially denied their right to justice.

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    Survey: Māori continue to experience government agencies' 'violence'

    A survey, He Waka Eke Noa: Māori cultural frameworks for violence prevention and intervention, has highlighted continued state 'violence' against Māori.

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    'Dawn raids were racist'- Sir Kim Workman quit senior police role to protest

    Sir Kim Workman became a police officer in 1958 after developing a passion for social justice. But after years in his career he decided to quit after witnessing racism in the police force.

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    Low rates of Māori granted name suppression a systemic issue- Māori lawyer Khylee Quince

    The Dean of the Law School at AUT says it is pretty well known that outcomes are much harsher for Māori.

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    Steven Adams shares te reo Māori message on NBA jersey

    Professional basketball star Steven Adams has chosen to promote te reo Māori in the NBA. 

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    People in jail because they're homeless- Julia Whaipooti

    People are being held in jail on remand because they have nowhere to live. Lawyer Julia Whaipooti told p[ the coronavirus pandemic has increased court wait times by six to 12 months. She said people are being held on remand because they don’t have anywhere to live. We are publishing the article today. We extend the opportunity for comment on these matters, and if Judge Taumaunu would like to speak on this matter, we would welcome it.

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    Clearing backlog and increasing access to justice top priorities- Judge Taumaunu

    Chief District Court Judge Heemi Taumaunu says the priorities for the courts now are clearing the backlog of cases and increasing access to justice.

  8. Video for Aotearoa screen industry due to emerge from lockdown - 12.30pm Newbreak
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    Aotearoa screen industry due to emerge from lockdown- 12.30pm Newbreak

    The Aotearoa screen industry was thriving before the lockdown, with a large number of local and internationals in or about to begin production. Hopefully those prosperous days will return.

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    50,000 court proceedings affected by COVID-19

    When Judge Taumaunu was made the first Māori Chief District Court Judge last year, he knew that he had a huge task on his hands. What he didn’t know was that he would be steering our court system through a global pandemic.

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