Media releases

See the latest official media releases published by the Ministry from 2018. If you can't find what you're looking for here, try our news section or media release archive.

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    Former Greymouth courthouse for sale

    New owners are needed for one of Greymouth’s prominent heritage buildings says Fraser Gibbs, General Manager Commercial and Property at the Ministry of Justice.The former Greymouth courthouse was built during a major period of government construction and stands testament to the importance of Greymouth and the West Coast in early...

  2. Report on New Zealand’s Human Rights Record

    The United Nations Human Rights Council’s draft Universal Periodic Review report on New Zealand has been published says Rajesh Chhana, Ministry of Justice Deputy Secretary Policy.The Universal Periodic Review is a review of New Zealand’s progress on human rights over the last five years.Justice Minister Andrew Little led the delegation...

  3. Major crime survey reaches milestone

    The Ministry of Justice’s new crime survey, “The New Zealand Crime and Victims Survey” (NZCVS) has reached its target this month of interviewing 8,000 people