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Charges laid in relation to triple stabbing

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 22:06:55 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police can advise that the man arrested in relation to today's triple stabbing on Auckland's North Shore has been charged. More >>

PQ 12. Drink-driving, Blood-alcohol Limit—Changes

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 18:16:07 +1300 | Office of the Clerk

12. SARAH DOWIE (National—Invercargill) to the Associate Minister of Transport : How will the changes from 1 December, lowering the adult drink-driving limits, improve road safety? More >>

Black Reality and White Denial in America

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 18:15:44 +1300 | Tim Wise

I suppose there is no longer much point in debating the facts surrounding the shooting of Michael Brown. First, because Officer Darren Wilson has been cleared by a grand jury, and even the collective brilliance of a thousand bloggers pointing out the ...More >>

Bill needs amending to better protect human rights

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:46:11 +1300 | Human Rights Commission

The Human Rights Commission submission to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee this afternoon on the Countering Terrorist Fighters Bill makes specific recommendations relating to passport denial; increasing safeguards around visual ...More >>

Two properties searched for man Wanted to Arrest

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:36:32 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police including the Armed Offenders Squad (AOS), Police Dogs and Handlers have searched two properties today (27 November 2014) for a 35 year old man with outstanding warrants. AOS attended and secured both addresses as Police believed ...More >>

Countering human trafficking is an ongoing challenge for NZ

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:29:07 +1300 | LexisNexis

At first glance, it is difficult to believe that human trafficking is an offence that is taking place in New Zealand. It is a harsh reminder that the rule of law sometimes does not reach far enough. More >>

Calling on anti-violence activists to step up

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:13:42 +1300 | The Maori Party

Māori Party co-leaders believe every individual, whānau, hapū and iwi can help stop the high level of family violence that exists in our country. More >>

Albany incident update

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:10:20 +1300 | New Zealand Police

The man arrested following this morning's triple stabbing in Albany remains in Police custody this afternoon. More >>

White Ribbon Campaign Shocked at Fatal Stabbing

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:10:36 +1300 | White Ribbon

The White Ribbon Campaign extends its condolences to the family of a women fatally stabbed in Auckland's North Shore. More >>

Body recovered from Rotorua lake

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:04:14 +1300 | New Zealand Police

The body of 24-year-old William Van Der Voort, from Rotorua has been retrieved from Lake Rotorua by the Police National Dive Squad this afternoon. More >>

Investigations continue into Yaldhurst Road incident

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:55:16 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police investigations are continuing following a crash involving a fleeing vehicle on Yaldhurst road on 24 November 2014. More >>

Look at the Road, Not the Speedo

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:39:21 +1300 | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

Responding to the Fairfax article that police will be issuing tickets over the summer to anyone driving 1km/h or more over the speed limit, Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says: More >>

Police investigating sexual assault – Papakura

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:54:33 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Counties Manukau Police are investigating a sexual assault of a 14 year old girl in Kirks Bush, Papakura yesterday. More >>

Bill’s Indecent Haste Makes a Mockery of Our Democracy

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:45:58 +1300 | The Maori Party

The Māori Party urges people to make a submission on the Countering Terrorism Fighters Legislation Bill today and ask for an extension to the timeframe for this important bill. Public submissions on the bill close today and the Foreign Affairs, Defence ...More >>

NZ First to Seek Urgent Debate on Philip Smith Debacle

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:08:58 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is to ask the Rt Hon David Carter to reconsider its request for an urgent debate on the Philip Smith debacle, following yesterday’s request being turned down due to a Ministerial review.More >>

Law Society urges reduction of terrorist fighter bill powers

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:46:14 +1300 | New Zealand Law Society

The New Zealand Law Society says powers proposed in the Countering Terrorist Fighters Legislation Bill should be reduced to ensure they are strictly limited to countering the threats that have arisen.More >>

Council refuses to take part in farcical submissions process

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:16:54 +1300 | NZ Council for Civil Liberties

The New Zealand Council for Civil Liberties refuses to take part in the submissions process around the Countering Terrorist Fighters Legislation Bill. More >>

Police investigating fatal crash

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:53:37 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Palmerston North Police are investigating a crash that has left one person dead and another with minor injuries. The crash is believed to have happened overnight on Tennant Drive and involved one vehicle with two occupants.More >>

Evaluation report of 2013-14 summer road safety campaign

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:39:12 +1300 | New Zealand Police

The full evaluation report of the 2013-14 Safer Summer campaign is published on the Police website today. More >>

Protecting lives on the roads this summer and beyond

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:36:58 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police today announced a commitment to enforce speed limits and new alcohol limits throughout summer and beyond in an effort to keep our roads safe. However police also made it clear that the survival of our loved ones depends on all New Zealanders ...More >>


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