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Lake Alice NZ payout explained

What might not be widely known was that there was $132 million liability fund set aside in the NZ Government Budget, just to deal with the Lake Alice cases; of which they settled outside of court, without trial or hearing or precedents or legal liability of ill-treatment or torture, for $6.5 million    The payouts were also ex gratia, not proper compensation and merely settling an out of court civil action against the Government. 486 more words

Mental Health

Does National have a mandate to sell state houses?

There is strong opposition to Nationals plans to sell some state houses into community ownership with a shift to more private social housing that would be subsidised by the Government. 248 more words

Politics

Are you not entertained?

So life’s been rather frantically busy since my last post. A week and a half managed to flash by, filled with full Court days, interesting experiences with chainsaws, and visitations from Perth-based relatives. 392 more words

Politics

How the NZ ACC system treats people

ACC tells torture victim we’ve get back to you in few months

Posted 24 July 2014 – 06:34 PM
cached-Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:03:21 +0000A shocking true story. 169 more words

Mental Health