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Tinwald, Ashburton Multiple Fatalities

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 20:44:39 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police have scene guards in place at the Thomson Street, Tinwald, Ashburton address and they will remain in place overnight until a full scene examination can be completed in the morning. Police can confirm that it is a female and 3 children ...More >>

Bill to better support sexual violence victims underway

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 17:28:09 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The first stage of the Government’s sexual violence reforms are underway with the passing of the first reading of the Evidence Amendment Act today, Justice Minister Amy Adams says.More >>

Tinwald, Ashburton - Multiple Fatalities

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 17:12:23 +1200 | New Zealand Police

HEADING : TINWALD, ASHBURTON MULTIPLE FATALITIES Canterbury Police are currently in attendance at a Tinwald, Ashburton private address. Inspector Dave Gaskin, Area Commander Mid-South Canterbury, says "Police are at an address and can confirm ...More >>

Police are investigating a fire at Tikipunga High School

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 16:25:53 +1200 | New Zealand Police

The fire started about 4.38am today. Police believe that a wheelie bin was brought into the school and its contents were emptied and then lit beside the school gymnasium and gymnasium storage room. It appears the bin was used as a shield.More >>

Police concerned for Coromandel hunter missing overnight

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 16:20:36 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Waikato Police share friends and family concerns for the safety of a Coromandel hunter missing overnight who hasn’t been seen since he left to go possum hunting yesterday afternoon.More >>

Reward offered for i-Site Gallery theft

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 16:18:56 +1200 | Wanganui District Council

Following the theft of five artworks from Taupo Quay’s i-Site Gallery on Saturday, June 20, a reward will be offered for: • information leading to the successful return of the stolen artworks and • identification of the person or persons responsible ...More >>

Fatal crash in Cambridge

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 15:29:33 +1200 | New Zealand Police

At about 1507pm a car and truck collided on State Highway One approximately 3kms west of Cambridge. More >>

Johnsonville Homicide

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 15:07:43 +1200 | New Zealand Police

A 25-year-old woman is in custody and helping police with their inquiries following the death of a 67-year-old man and injuries to four other people in Broderick Road, Johnsonville yesterday evening.More >>

Panmure victim named

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 15:05:53 +1200 | New Zealand Police

The young man found dead in a Panmure home yesterday morning was 19 year-old Shane Paul Hawe-Wilson of Wanganui. More >>

Turangi crash victim named

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 09:51:11 +1200 | New Zealand Police

The woman who died in a two-vehicle crash on SH1 between Rangipo and Turangi on Tuesday afternoon can now be named as Sophie Langston, aged 28 from Auckland. More >>

Collectible explosive detector dog cards hit airports

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 09:40:17 +1200 | Civil Aviation Authority

To educate the public about its work, the Aviation Security Service (‘Avsec’) on Tuesday launched collectible cards detailing each of the its highly trained explosive detector dogs (EDD) working to protect our nation’s airports and skies.More >>

Wellington District Police looking for Kayne Byrne

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 09:25:34 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Wellington District Police are looking for Kane Allan Byrne, 27, who has warrants to arrest for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Trespass and for the possession of a knife in a public place.More >>

Update - Serious injury at neighbourhood fight

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 09:23:50 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police have arrested a 23 year old male in connection with the incident. He has been charged with “ wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm” in addition to a related firearms offence of possession of an airgun with intent to threaten ...More >>

Reinstating family court counselling to help violence issues

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 09:21:18 +1200 | The PR Company

A reinstatement of family court counselling could help mitigate the harrowing family violence statistics in the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse report released on Tuesday.More >>

Serious injury at neighbourhood fight - Waitemata

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 07:48:04 +1200 | New Zealand Police

The incident happened around 9.40 pm tonight and escalated rapidly with a variety of weapons being used, which included bats, a machete and a rifle. The person with the rifle was tasered by police after he did not put the gun down after being called ...More >>

Homicide - Johnsonville Update 1

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 07:46:56 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police are investigating an incident in Broderick Road, Johnsonville (Wellington) within which one person has been fatally stabbed and another four people have received stab wounds.More >>

Homicide - Johnsonville

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 07:45:59 +1200 | New Zealand Police

One person is assisting Police with inquiries and the scene, which includes a number of houses in that street, is contained. More >>

Offenders found near Waikanae following firearms threat

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 16:45:35 +1200 | New Zealand Police

At about 1pm on Wednesday 1 July 2015, Police were called to an address in Waikanae after reports were received that a woman and a man were travelling to the area in a white Subaru with firearms and drugs. Police had information that the pair, who ...More >>

Police search for patched Rebel gang member Ivan Carr

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 16:17:23 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Waitemata Police are looking for Ivan Carr. More >>

Panmure homicide arrest

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 15:46:10 +1200 | New Zealand Police

The body of a man found dead at an address in Jellicoe St, Panmure, this morning will be removed from the scene this evening and will undergo post-mortem examination tomorrow.More >>


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