New Zealand is situated some 1,500 kilometres (900 mi) east of Australia across the Tasman Sea and roughly 1,000 kilometres (600 mi) south of the Pacific island areas of New Caledonia, Fiji, and Tonga.Because of its remoteness, it was one of the last lands to be settled by humans.During its long period of isolation, New Zealand developed a distinctive biodiversity of animal, fungal and plant life.
Breed Laws Don’t Work: Vets On New National Dog Control Plan It is pleasing therefore to see Louise Upston Associate Minister for Local Government calling for a comprehensive solution...
However, relying on breed specific laws to manage dog aggression will not work.
More Corrections Corrected: Supreme Court Rules On Release Dates Corrections has always followed the lawful rulings of the Court in its calculation of sentence release dates.
On four previous occasions, the Court of Appeal had upheld Corrections’ practices in calculating pre-sentence detention.
More Not Waiting On Select Committee: Green Party Releases Medically-Assisted Dying Policy“Adults with a terminal illness should have the right to choose a medically assisted death,” Green Party health spokesperson Kevin Hague said.
“The Green Party does not support extending assisted dying to people who aren't terminally ill because we can’t be confident that this won't further marginalise the lives of people with disabilities." More General Election Review: Changes To Electoral Act Introduced More effective systems in polling places and earlier counting of advanced votes are on their way through proposed changes to our electoral laws, Justice Minister Amy Adams says.
More Gordon Campbell: On Our Posturing At The UNIn New York, Key basically took an old May 2 Washington Post article written by Barack Obama, recycled it back to the Americans, and still scored headlines here at home…
We’ve had a double serving of this kind of comfort food.
More Treaty Settlements: Bills Delayed As NZ First Pulls Support Ngāruahine, Te Atiawa and Taranaki are reeling today as they learnt that the third and final readings of each Iwi’s Historical Treaty Settlement Bills scheduled for this Friday, have been put in jeopardy by the actions of NZ First.