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Invercargill shooting - statement

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:28:41 +1200 | New Zealand Police

To be attributed to Superintendent Paul Basham, Southern District Commander: A 47-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a woman in Invercargill last night He has also been charged with attempted murder in relation ...More >>

Name release - missing climbers found in Fiordland

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:26:58 +1200 | New Zealand Police

An Southland police SAR team today recovered the bodies of two climbers from an area below Marian Peak in the Darren Mountains, Fiordland. More >>

Body found in Wattle Bay, Manukau Heads

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:26:12 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Just after 5pm Police were notified that a body had been found by a fisherman in Wattle Bay, Manukau Heads. More >>

Tamia Apaapa returns home safe and well

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:27:22 +1200 | New Zealand Police

A 13 year-old girl who had been missing for nearly a month has returned home. More >>

Thames Police retrieve body near Te Pura Forks

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:15:19 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police are conducting a scene examination after a member of the public reported finding a body near Te Puru Forks, Thames yesterday afternoon. More >>

Fatal shooting in Invercargill - update

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:56:29 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Police are aware of media reporting regarding the fatal shooting in Invercargill last night in which a woman died and a man was injured. More >>

Police Homicide Report Fails To Identify Risk To Children

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:14:25 +1200 | Family First

Family First NZ says that a Police report suggesting that almost one in ten homicide victims are killed by their parent or a parent's live-in partner fails to sufficiently analyse the data to determine the real risk to children because the definition of ...More >>

Fatal shooting in Invercargill

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:52:10 +1200 | New Zealand Police

A second person was also shot during the incident and has been transferred to hospital with serious injuries. More >>

Fatal crash in Mangateparu, Waikato

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:51:02 +1200 | New Zealand Police

One person has died and two people are in a serious condition following a crash in Mangateparu, north of Morrinsville. More >>

Firearms incident in Invercargill

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:20:08 +1200 | New Zealand Police

The incident occurred on Otepuni Road shortly after 8pm and the road is currently closed. More >>

Police recover two bodies in Fiordland

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:49:55 +1200 | New Zealand Police

An Southland police SAR team today recovered the bodies of two climbers from an area below Marian Peak in the Darren Mountains, Fiordland. More >>

Hunter rescued in Hawke's Bay

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:48:32 +1200 | New Zealand Police

A 62-year-old Hawke’s Bay man has been rescued from the Kuripapango area of the Kaweka Ranges today after failing to return from a hunt yesterday. More >>

Fatal crash in Kerikeri

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:46:36 +1200 | New Zealand Police

The crash happened at around 3.30pm this afternoon on Kapiro Road and involved a car and a motorbike. More >>

Regional trends revealed for meth labs

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:45:07 +1200 | University of Auckland

Regional trends revealed for meth labs Helensville and Hamilton were two of the meth lab hot spots identified in the first geographic study of clandestine meth lab distribution in New Zealand. Strong regional trends were identified in the research from the University ...More >>

UPDATE: SH 36 road closure

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:50:59 +1200 | New Zealand Police

State Highway 36 (Tauranga Direct Road) remains closed today following a fatal crash between Pyes Pa Road and Te Matai Road yesterday afternoon. The road is expected to be closed for most of the day to enable the truck and trailer unit, along with ...More >>

Fatal crash in Ohau, Waitaki

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:50:08 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are at the scene of a fatal crash at Lake Ohau in the Waitaki District. More >>

Arrest following assault in Queenstown

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:11:41 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Queenstown Police have tonight arrested and charged a 29-year-old local man in connection with the serious assault of a man on Brunswick Street, Queenstown late last night. More >>

Woodhouse Buying Time in Akbari Case Not Good Enough

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:49:12 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

David Seymour welcomes Michael Woodhouse’s suspending Immigration New Zealand’s discretion to protect those with residence visas who commit criminal offences from deportation.More >>

Name release following double fatal motorcycle crash

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:47:02 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police can now release the names of the two motorcyclists killed in a crash on SH1, Tokoroa on Friday 21 April. More >>

UPDATE 2 – Fatal crash SH36, Bay of Plenty

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:45:36 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police can confirm one person has died following a crash on SH36 (Tauranga Direct Road), between Pyes Pa Road and Te Matai Road this afternoon. More >>


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