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Minister marks Safer Internet Day

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 17:10:22 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The start of the school year is a good opportunity for parents to remind their children of the harmful effects of cyberbullying and staying safe online, says Communications Minister Amy Adams.More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Slate wiped clean for McCully

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 16:46:55 +1300 | Martin Doyle

Almost unnoticed against all the drama surrounding Waitangi Day, the long-awaited Whitehead report into how Muhammad Rizalman was whisked out of New Zealand was quietly dropped in the public domain. The final stinking nailinto any dreams of enlightenment ...More >>

Search on for Armed Man in Northern HB

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 15:07:36 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Armed police are currently searching the small settlement of Frasertown near Wairoa for a man wanted in relation to an armed incident in Hastings late last month. More >>

Name Release from Glider Crash

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 14:49:58 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Southern District Police can now release the name of the Glider pilot who died in a crash in the Ben Ohau Range area over the weekend. More >>

Police seek man who saved the life of a girl at Mission Bay

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 12:35:33 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Auckland City Police and the family of a five-year-old girl who almost drowned at Mission Bay are trying to track down the man who resuscitated her and saved her from almost certain death.More >>

Name release in Waikato fatal crash

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 12:04:16 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Waikato Police say two people died in a fatal crash on Horotiu Road, Te Kowhai, last Friday night during the second of the long holiday weekends. More >>

Serious Assault - Dunedin

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 11:59:26 +1300 | New Zealand Police

The incident occurred shortly before 6.00am on Sunday the 7th of February at a Cutten Street address. More >>

Be smart and play your part for safer banking

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 11:45:10 +1300 | New Zealand Bankers' Association

The New Zealand Bankers’ Association (NZBA) is encouraging people of all ages to be vigilant in protecting their personal information and finances as part of New Zealand’s Safer Internet Day (9 February 2016). The event, coordinated by NetSafe, ...More >>

Arrest made in serious assault

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 11:33:36 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Dunedin Police have arrested and charged a 43 year-old male with attempted murder after an incident in Cutten Street, South Dunedin. More >>

Car fire investigation continues

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 10:35:21 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Marlborough Police removed the body from the car found burning in a layby off State Highway 1 at Tuamarina on Sunday evening. More >>

Drowning in Raglan

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 09:34:41 +1300 | New Zealand Police

At 1215pm on Monday Police and emergency services were called to Te kopua bridge Raglan following a report a 16 year old male swimmer had gone missing. More >>

Woman Assaulted in North Road, Dunedin

Sun, 7 Feb 2016 14:31:15 +1300 | New Zealand Police

At approximately 2.30am on Saturday 6th February 2016, a 22 year old woman was assaulted on North Road, Dunedin by two men who were travelling in a red motor vehicle. More >>

Missing Person - Waikato River Taupo - Bay of Plenty

Sun, 7 Feb 2016 14:22:54 +1300 | New Zealand Police

"Missing Person - Waikato River Taupo - Bay of Plenty" Search for man missing in Waikato River at Taupo Taupo Police, with the Greenlea Rescue helicopter, Coastguard Lake Taupo and LandSAR Taupo volunteers have tonight searched for a man ...More >>

Police Assist Stranded Motorists in Rock And Pillar Range

Sun, 7 Feb 2016 14:20:15 +1300 | New Zealand Police

At about 4.30pm yesterday police received a report of persons stranded in a 4WD in the Rock and Pillar range, Central Otago. More >>

Fatal Motorcycle Accident, New Plymouth

Sun, 7 Feb 2016 14:17:58 +1300 | New Zealand Police

The rider fatally injured in a motorcycle accident in New Plymouth on Friday night has been formally identified as 51 year old Cornelius Van Der Watt of New Plymouth. More >>

Police Investigating Car Fire

Sun, 7 Feb 2016 14:15:42 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Marlborough Police are investigating a car fire in a layby off State Highway 1 at Tuamarina this morning. More >>

Serious Road Crash - SH2 Karangahake Gorge - Waikato

Sat, 6 Feb 2016 16:10:54 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Waikato Police ask that all travellers avoid using SH2 Karangahake Gorge between Waihi and Paeroa following a serious crash in the gorge itself. Due to the nature of the crash the road will be closed for some time and travellers are asked to use ...More >>

Police urge drivers to drive to the conditions

Sat, 6 Feb 2016 16:09:13 +1300 | New Zealand Police

With Waitangi weekend off to a tragic start with four people losing their lives on the road, Police are strongly urging drivers to take responsiblilty for their actions and drive smartly.More >>

Suspicious fire Paratutu rock, New Plymouth

Sat, 6 Feb 2016 16:03:44 +1300 | New Zealand Police

At about 9.30pm last night the fire service and police attended a fire on the sea side face of Paratutu rock near New Plymouth. More >>

Fatal car accident, Tangimoana road, Manawatu

Sat, 6 Feb 2016 15:57:10 +1300 | New Zealand Police

At about 2:40am this morning a 23 year old man lost control of his vehicle while rounding a right hand bend on Tangimoana Road near Ohakea. More >>


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