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Police urge caution for motorists as icy condition likely

Wed, 25 May 2016 06:40:56 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Following the recent wet weather and a drop in temperature with clear nights around the region, Southern motorists are now urged to take extra caution as we face a potentially heavy frost across the region. More >>

Charges upgraded in Dome Valley Investigation

Wed, 25 May 2016 06:39:09 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Five people arrested in connection with the alleged serious assault of a woman in Dome Valley earlier this month will appear in the North Shore District Court More >>

Kiwi man arrested for $2 million meth in trolley bag

Tue, 24 May 2016 16:48:22 +1200 | New Zealand Customs Service

Joint effort by trans-Tasman authorities has resulted in the arrest of a 60-year-old man at Auckland International Airport on Sunday night, after 2kg of methamphetamine or ‘P’ with a street value of around NZ $2million was found in his luggage. The ...More >>

Edendale crash - update

Tue, 24 May 2016 14:38:40 +1200 | New Zealand Police

A crane has been brought in to clear a milk tanker which was involved in a collision with another truck on Ferry Road, Edendale. More >>

Suspicious fire in Cobden

Tue, 24 May 2016 14:09:26 +1200 | New Zealand Police

A scene examination this morning has established that the fire was deliberately set in a vehicle at around 6:15pm last night. The fire quickly evolved and the fire began to take hold of a house nearby. Due to swift actions the house occupants, which included ...More >>

Man charged in relation to hunting death

Tue, 24 May 2016 11:34:54 +1200 | New Zealand Police

A 57-year-old Hastings man has been charged with Careless Use of a Firearm Causing Death in relation to the death of another man during a hunting trip. More >>

Police attending Edendale crash

Tue, 24 May 2016 10:40:14 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Road diversions are in place and motorists are advised to avoid travel to the area or to take alternative routes. More >>

HRMIS Project Update

Tue, 24 May 2016 09:14:20 +1200 | New Zealand Police

In response to a number of queries, New Zealand Police confirm that they have been assured by their project vendor that the Human Resource Management Information System (HRMIS) is still due to go live in September 2016.More >>

Rescuers reach Waikaia Bush Road group

Mon, 23 May 2016 14:48:35 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Rescuers have reached the group trapped on an off-road track at Waikaia Bush Road. More >>

Minister congratulates Police on Cannabis haul

Mon, 23 May 2016 14:36:00 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Minister of Police Judith Collins today congratulated Police for the success of the 2015/16 National Cannabis and Crime Operation. More >>

National Operation nets major haul of cannabis plants

Mon, 23 May 2016 14:15:25 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police have seized and destroyed more than 130,000 cannabis plants and almost 80 kilograms of dried cannabis during this year’s National Cannabis and Crime Operation. More >>

Rescue operation at Waikaia Bush Road - Update

Mon, 23 May 2016 11:44:08 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police are continuing the operation to retrieve the group trapped on an off-road track at Waikaia Bush Road. More >>

Leakers Down Under: The Australian Federal Police Raids

Mon, 23 May 2016 11:34:03 +1200 | Binoy Kampmark

It is election time in Australia, and the electioneering took a remarkable turn Thursday night with announcements that the Australian Federal Police had raided the offices of the opposition Australian Labor Party, including that of a senior frontbencher ...More >>

Protestors shut drilling rig and occupy Newcrest site

Mon, 23 May 2016 11:24:35 +1200 | Protect Karangahake Group

At midday today twenty-five Protect Karangahake members once again occupied the Newcrest Mining drilling site on the edge of Mt Karangahake. ”Despite freezing winds and rain we are determined and resolute in our commitment to stop this drilling operation.” ...More >>

Police investigating break-in at Queenstown Resort College

Mon, 23 May 2016 10:55:40 +1200 | New Zealand Police

The offender/s caused a signficant amount of damage to rooms and property inside the building. More >>

Peace Foundation Celebrates Four Decades of Peacebuilding

Mon, 23 May 2016 10:37:39 +1200 | New Zealand Peace Foundation

The Peace Foundation celebrates four decades of peacebuilding initiatives, awareness and education that include (1) peer mediation programme for schools; (2) support for the establishment of the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, NCPACS, ...More >>

Gordon Campbell on bank scandals and air crashes

Mon, 23 May 2016 10:26:28 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

Libor. It stands for the London Interbank Offered rate. Back in 2012, Libor became synonymous with a scandal involving the dodgy manipulation of how interest rates were fixed - during the years before and after the Global Financial Crisis - thus ...More >>

Porirua crash - Update

Mon, 23 May 2016 10:24:49 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police can now release the age of the occupants of the fatal crash in Porirua on Saturday night. More >>

Incident at Leamington event

Mon, 23 May 2016 10:19:58 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police and emergency services attended an incident at a motocross event in Leamington involving three people. More >>

Dunedin Police seeking possible hit and run victim

Mon, 23 May 2016 10:12:03 +1200 | New Zealand Police

At about 3:30pm today the 22nd of May Dunedin police were called by a member of the public who witnessed a possible hit and run on the corners of George and St Andrews Street central Dunedin.More >>


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