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    First expungements granted

    The first two applications for the expungement of historical homosexual conviction accepted.

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    Industrial action in Christchurch today

    The court section of the Justice and Emergency Services Precinct in Christchurch will be closed to the public between 11am and 1.30pm today.

  3. New justice statistics published

    The Ministry of Justice and Statistics New Zealand have published the latest six-monthly reports of justice statistics for the year ended June 2018.

  4. Incorrect fines and reparation letters

    The Ministry of Justice will be writing to people who have received a letter incorrectly suggesting they may be a person who owes fines or reparation. Every year, the Ministry matches data with Inland Revenue and in the last financial year, more than 2 million people were successfully matched this way....