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July 17, 2014 at 10:27 AM

Editorial: Collins has questions to answer about burglaries:

Judith Collins is under fire following the Herald on Sunday's disclosure that hundred's of burglaries were taken out of crime statistics over a period of years in part of the Counties Manukau police district. 

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See also Police 'hung out to dry' over 'ghost crimes'

 

Glenn urges more anti-violence measures:

Sir Owen Glenn has welcomed the package of initiatives aimed at addressing family violence announced by the government, but warns they do not go far enough.  

He comments that "while the individual measures are useful and some of them may even have significant impact, without a cross-party approach, wholesale change is not possible.

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See also Owen Glenn Scoop Press release

 

Opinion: Strangulation law unlikely to be violence deterent:

Warren Brookbanks questions the extent to which proposed law changes making strangulation a separate criminal offence are likely to deter violence.

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Toby Manhire: Sex crimes tarnish our women's rights halo:

Toby Manhire opinion piece about the contoversy surrounding Tanya Billingsley's attack by a Malaysian Diplomat.

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Gerard Baden-Clay found guilty of murder:

Former prestige Brisbane real estate agent Gerard Baden-CLay has been found guilty of murdering his wife Allison two years ago.

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Women's Refuge launch campaign to 'Bring Back Kate':

Last week Women's Refuge launched a national campaign titled Bring Back Kate, bringing back teh ideals of suffragette Kate Shepard. The campaign follwows the acknowlement by the government and other politicians of the severity of New Zealand's domenstic violence problems. 

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Threats Continued from Prison:

Being held in prison didn't stop Brent William Charlton't campaign of threats against his ex-partner. 

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