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Robbery foiled at The Food Centre in Te Kowhai

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:29:11 +1300 | New Zealand Police

At about 3pm today, Police were called to a robbery in progress at the Te Kowhai Food Centre in Waikato. Two men entered the food centre wearing masks and black clothing and robbed the store of the till and attempted to get cigarettes.More >>

Important security information for Xtra e-mail customers

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:22:27 +1300 | Spark NZ

Yahoo announced late last week that a copy of some of its user account information was stolen from the company’s global network back in November 2014. Yahoo has since confirmed that information from some of Spark’s Xtra customers is included in the ...More >>

Police looking for Tribesman and Killer Beez associate

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:03:49 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Rangi has breached his prison release conditions and a parole recall warrant has been issued for his arrest. More >>

Police appealing for witnesses to fatal Kawakawa Bay crash

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:14:22 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police are calling for witnesses to a fatal crash which occurred on 15 September 2016 in Kawakawa Bay. More >>

Southland motorcycle crash update and name release

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:25:15 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police can now confirm the victim of a motorcycle accident in Winton, Southland, earlier this month, has died. Jessica Rose Robson, an 11-year-old from Southland, died on Saturday 24th September in Starship Hospital, following a crash on September ...More >>

Crash has closed SH7, Lewis Pass, Canterbury side

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:24:17 +1300 | New Zealand Transport Agency

A crash 15 km west of Hanmer Springs has closed State Highway 7 after midday today. An update will be available at 2 pm on the NZ Transport Agency’s web site or via social media links.More >>

Lewis Pass Road closed due to crash

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:23:32 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Lewis Pass Road is closed until further notice, due to a crash between Rogers Crescent and Hanmer Springs Road. More >>

Man drowned at a swimming pool in Rotorua

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:44:20 +1300 | New Zealand Police

A man has died as a result of drowning at a Motel on Fenton Street, Rotorua this morning at around 9:30am. More >>

Crash update SH5 - Eastern district

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:30:55 +1300 | New Zealand Police

The two people who were trapped in the vehicle that crashed on SH5 at around 9.30am this morning have been extracted by emergency services and taken to hosptial. More >>

New Watson doco a waste of a million taxpayer dollars

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:09:06 +1300 | Investigate Magazine

AUCKLAND: The author of three books on the Scott Watson case says a new docudrama on the mystery is a waste of one million dollars of taxpayer funding. More >>

Search effort continues to find Lucas Cochrane

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:24:02 +1300 | New Zealand Police

More than 20 search and rescue volunteers and Police are searching for Lucas Cochrane, who was last seen just before midnight on Saturday 24 September 2016. More >>

Man charged with murder over fatal Manurewa shooting

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:19:07 +1300 | New Zealand Police

A 23-year-old man will appear in Manukau District Court today charged with murder. More >>

Two-car crash in Eskdale, Hastings

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:44:47 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police are currently attending a crash on SH5 in Eskdale about 10 kilometres from Hastings. More >>

Gordon Campbell on Judith Collins’ self correction

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:40:14 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

Thousands of prisoners currently in prison may be entitled to an earlier release than expected – and compensation – because Corrections has incorrectly calculated their term of imprisonment. Thousands more who have been released (and who served ...More >>

Police arrest Bodi McKee without incident

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:23:04 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Counties Manukau Police have this morning located Bodi McKee, who has been arrested without incident. More >>

Multiple fatality ‘easily preventable’

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:42:09 +1300 | Dog And Lemon guide

Last Monday’s multiple fatality near Huntly could have been prevented by simple changes in rules and technology, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

UPDATE Warkworth Crash: One person has died

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:10:33 +1300 | New Zealand Police

One person has died following a serious crash in Warkworth, north of Auckland, at approximately 3pm this afternoon. More >>

Waikato Police release name of deceased man

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:09:16 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police can now confirm the identity of the man who died during an organised fight last night. More >>

Police enjoy relatively trouble free Blossom Festival

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:08:06 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police have had a relatively trouble free weekend throughout Central Otago during the annual Blossom Festival weekend. More >>

Police searching for missing man in Whitianga

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:06:49 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police and search and rescue teams in Whitianga are searching for 19-year-old Lucas Cochrane who has been missing since last night. More >>

 

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