On Tuesday the jury found the ‘Urewera Four’ guilty of a range of firearms charges, but they failed to reach a verdict as to whether the defendants were members of an organised criminal group. The four defendants have been released on bail and await sentencing on May 24. The Crown must now determine whether a [...]
Hawke’s Bay based paediatrician Dr Russell Wills will replace John Angus taking over the position Childrens Commissioner on July 1. Dr Wills who is Head of Paediatric Hawke’s Bay DHB is well known for his work within both primary and secondary settings, says his focus will be on child poverty, teen parenting, family violence and risks facing teenagers.