On November 24, a meeting was held to establish a new Howard League branch in Wellington. It was a great get together and a steering committee has been put in place to officially establish the branch and organise a launch in the New Year.
The calibre of people involved to date is incredible and even at [...]
WELCOME TO THE BLOG FOR THE HOWARD LEAGUE.
This new initiative is as a way of keeping our members, as well as the wider public, up-to-date with what’s happening within the League and, importantly, to comment on the subject of crime and justice in New Zealand.
By Liz Gordon.
There are times when history becomes more important to people. At the moment,
as Jarrod recounts earlier in this newsletter, the Christchurch office of the Howard
league sits lonely, dark and inaccessible. It was only by great good fortune, and my
habit of keeping everything, that we even retained a copy of the mailing list, so [...]
The Earthquake and its Aftermath
Just before 1pm on February 22, 2011 I was sitting in the Howard League’s inner city office considering what to have for lunch. Then the earthquake hit. Like most Cantabrians, I had become accustomed to the constant aftershocks since the September quake awoke us to a new reality, but it was [...]
Recently the Howard League has been collecting some basic information around prisons and other issues relating to crime and justice. We hope this will be of use to journalists and students, but we believe it will be of interest to all people interested in these areas.
This information, including graphs, will soon be on our [...]