constitutional review

In a shameless piece of self-promotion, I'd like to tell you about an event I'm coordinating at the start of next month. Some of you might even like to come along to it ... .

Late last year, to little fanfare and even less notice, the Constitutional Advisory Panel released its report on the "conversation" it had with the public over New Zealand's constitution.

If Andrew's constitutional blog leaves you wanting more, you won't be disappointed by this post and its attempt to spark some debate

While Andrew has written a post  superior to anything I can offer, I too am going to post on the report released yesterday by the Constitutional Advisory Panel... because it's my blog and I can. And anyway, it's the first government review I've ever submitted to, so I'm interested. And a little disappointed.

The Government's seemingly never-ending constitutional review has finally delivered its report. Which is a good excuse for me to go back and test how accurate my predictions about its content were.

The Government has just released the results of the "Constitutional Review" it agreed to hold as a part of the National-Maori Party governance agreement. I can't link you to it yet, because it's embargoed until 3pm today.

New Zealanders have been asked to think about our constitution - what it is that makes us or, as one judge described it, “the mirror of a nation’s soul”

 

Constitutionally, New Zealand is in a very sad minority.

Why the constitutional review panel is a bit like getting a few mates round at the weekend for some DIY

On Saturday night emergency services were called to Glen Eden, Auckland where a deck had collapsed dropping 30 people and a hot barbecue about a storey to the ground.