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Archive for December, 2007

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OIA book out

Thursday, December 6th, 2007

Nicola White has just released her book on the performance of the Official Information Act. She gives it a B. The book is called “Free and Frank: Making the Official Information Act 1982 work better”. It’s indispensible for anyone who wants to understand the workings of the OIA. The fact that Nicola used to work at […]

NZ Herald archives really in contempt?

Monday, December 3rd, 2007

The Solicitor-General has told the NZ Herald to take some stories off its archives, because they are in contempt of court. The stories contain (presumably prejudicial) information about murder accused Liam James Reid/Julian Edgecombe. I don’t know what this material is. It may, for example, contain information about previous convictions. If the judge specifically suppressed this […]

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