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Lawyers, conveyancers, real estate agents to come under anti-money laundering and countering financing of terrorism regulations

Lawyers, conveyancers, real estate agents and the Racing Board will come under the latest anti-money laundering and countering financing of terrorism regulations, Justice Minister Andrew Little announced today.

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Landmark day for Taranaki Maunga

Mt Egmont/Taranaki will become a legal personality, in its own right, with joint responsibility shared between local Māori and the government in an agreement signed with the eight iwi of Taranaki in parliament today says Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Andrew Little.

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Ngāti Maru and the Crown sign Agreement in Principle

The Crown and Ngāti Maru have signed an Agreement in Principle to settle the historical Treaty claims of Ngāti Maru, the Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Andrew Little announced today.

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Ngāti Tuwharetoa Claims Settlement Bill passes First Reading

Minister Andrew Little welcomed and acknowledged the rangatira of Ngāti Tūwharetoa who were at Parliament today as their claims settlement Bill passed its first reading this morning.

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Rob Fyfe independent Pike River advisor

Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry Andrew Little has announced the appointment of Rob Fyfe as an independent advisor who will provide impartial advice on plans for the re-entry of the Pike River drift.

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Nga hapū o Ngāpuhi, kōrero mai!

Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Andrew Little continues his Ngāpuhi listening tour throughout Te Tai Tokerau following the announcement of six more hui this weekend. 

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Pike River Recovery Agency advice released

Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry Andrew Little has released advice on the establishment of the Pike River Recovery Agency, Te Kāhui Whakamana Rua Tekau mā Iwa.

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Teina Pora compensation adjustment

Justice Minister Andrew Little has announced the Government will provide Teina Pora with an inflation adjustment to his compensation for wrongful conviction and 20 years of imprisonment.

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