Ten years on from the Urewera raids

Ten years ago, with new anti-terrorism powers under their belt, police swooped on the people of Tūhoe in what has come to be known as the Urewera raids. They set up two unlawful road blocks in Ruatoki and Taneatua, detained ... Read More

First Tongan-born judge in NZ sworn in

An overflowing courtroom in Auckland was told this evening they were witnessing history as the first Tongan-born judge in New Zealand was sworn in. Judge Mina Wharepouri is the first Tongan judge to serve overseas, but even in Tonga there’s ... Read More