UnwarrantedCurrent Affairs, Māori, New Zealand, Pasifika|2020|07:11|G
Within 12 months, police made 9435 searches without a warrant to do so - nearly twice as many as recorded in the year before. Māori and Pasifika people were many times more likely to be the subject of these searches. And the searches were less likely to lead to charges than in previous years. A months-long Stuff investigation lifts the lid on what the Police Commissioner admits are “appalling” figures.