Story: Commissions of inquiry

Inquiring into police conduct

Inquiring into police conduct

The critical report of commissioner Dame Margaret Bazley after her inquiry into police conduct in 2007 had a negative impact on public support for the police, as this cartoon suggests. With one member, this commission was one of the smallest, a reflection of its limited terms of reference.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: DCDL-0003161
Cartoon by Mike Moreu

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Alan Simpson, 'Commissions of inquiry - Conducting inquiries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 October 2022)

Story by Alan Simpson, published 20 Jun 2012