We’d like to welcome you to INQ, Crikey’s ambitious new inquiry journalism initiative. Starting June 24, INQ investigative reporting — lifting the rocks, connecting the dots, following the money trail and exposing misuse of power — will appear regularly in Crikey.
We look forward to sharing this exciting new phase with you.
Tamsin Creed, Publisher
On the same day that a two-year-old in detention was banned from receiving a birthday cake, the Home Affairs minister claimed again that all children have been removed from detention.
In March 2018, Priya and her family gained national attention after a dawn raid on their home. Yesterday, after much quiet anguish, they lost their High Court bid to avoid deportation.
The majority of New Zealand's news organisations have committed to new guidelines in an effort to "not promote white supremacist ideology". Others say it's not so simple.
From schools to hospitals and newsrooms, Christchurch is a city heaving under shock and trauma one month after a deadly mosque attack.
On one side, government is showing compassion, strength and action. On the other, a tsunami of fear-mongering rolls on.
The world's media has descended on Christchurch this week, and already things are starting to get tense and overwhelming.
As a Crikey reporter battled a tight stopover in the rush to get to Christchurch, New Zealanders helped her get home to tell their story.
Hakeem Al-Araibi is safe, but the episode gives little assurance to other refugees who want to travel safely outside of Australia.