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Police seeking information following Kawerau family harm

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 17:05:07 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police are appealing for information following a serious family harm incident in Kawerau earlier this month. More >>

Appeal for information following road-side Rotorua incident

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:50:21 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Rotorua Police are appealing for information following an incident between two groups this morning on Old Taupo Road. More >>

Reducing vehicle crime in Waitemata

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:04:57 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Police are launching an operation which will focus on reducing motor vehicle theft in the Waitemata area. More >>

Students know how to host an award-winning Good One

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:15:13 +1200 | University of Canterbury Students Association

Why would Canterbury students invite the Police to their parties 1000 times? It’s all in aid of having a good time that people remember for the right reasons. More >>

Aggravated robbery, Christchurch

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:18:56 +1200 | New Zealand Police

At around 4.40am four men entered the store armed with hammers and a crow bar. More >>

Law and Order targets sent to waste paper bin

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 09:21:16 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

The Government’s pledge to put fewer people in prison is already starting to bite, as it drops previous targets aimed at solving more crime and keeping New Zealanders safe, National’s Police spokesperson Chris Bishop says.More >>

Owner of jet ski located

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 16:40:39 +1200 | New Zealand Police

The owner of the jet ski found in Tasman District has contacted Police and is safe and well.More >>

Tasman Police urgently seek person who towed in jet ski

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 16:30:05 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Tasman Police are urgently trying to locate the person or persons who towed in a grey and red coloured jet ski from offshore Kaiteriteri this afternoon then left the area. We need to establish the circumstances of how the jet ski came to be in ...More >>

Name release - Hamilton suspicious death

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 15:11:12 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Attribute to Senior Sergeant Stephen Ambler: Police continue to investigate the death of a Hamilton woman who was found at an Aurora Terrace house early yesterday morning. The woman can now be named as Jynelle Northover, aged 28. Our thoughts are with Jynelle's ...More >>

Greymouth Police investigating suspicious fire

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 14:37:04 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Greymouth Police are investigating a fire that occurred in the early hours of this morning, Sunday 17 June 2018. More >>

Third striker not just a bottom pincher

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 11:21:18 +1200 | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Third striker not just a bottom pincher 17th June 2018 Raven Campbell, the first third striker under the “three strikes” regime, has been highlighted in a piece in the left wing blog “The Spinoff”, and portrayed as a poor harmless lad who ...More >>

The Nation: Justice Minister Andrew Little

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 13:16:56 +1200 | The Nation

Lisa Owen: The Government must reduce the prison population by the end of next year or face complete failure of the prison system, according to Justice Ministry advice released to Newshub Nation. That advice also says those reductions will require significant ...More >>

Fatal crash in Northland

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 12:55:59 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are in attendance at a two car crash which occurred around midday on State Highway 1, near Loop Road, in Otaika. More >>

Class A drug dealers to be let off the hook by Little

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 12:52:24 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

The Government’s justice reforms continue to become more dangerous, with Justice Minister Andrew Little suggesting non-violent dealers of P and other Class A drugs should not be in prison and left in our communities instead, National’s Justice ...More >>

Police investigate Hamilton death

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 12:17:47 +1200 | New Zealand Police

A scene examination is being carried out at the house today and enquiries are ongoing. More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Jacinda Ardern

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 11:53:25 +1200 | The Nation

Lisa Owen: The Labour led Government is committed to reducing the prison population by 30 per cent in 15 years. But this week, its first step toward justice system reform turned into a bit of a stumble – with the Deputy Prime Minister Winston peters ...More >>

Fatal crash, Gisborne

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 11:38:10 +1200 | New Zealand Police

One person has died following a crash involving a car and a logging truck on State Highway 35 north of Gisborne. More >>

Investigation underway into Christopher Street incident

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 11:37:18 +1200 | New Zealand Police

A woman was taken to Tauranga Hospital with a gunshot wound at around 6.24pm following an incident at a Christopher Street house. More >>

Aggravated robbery, Riccarton

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 11:35:34 +1200 | New Zealand Police

At around 4.30am three people entered the store, assaulted the attendant and stole cash and cigarettes. More >>

Police respond after gunshot heard in Tauranga

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 20:13:09 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police are currently at a residential property in Tauranga after reports of a gunshot being heard. Initial indications suggest that a woman at the property has suffered a gunshot wound. More >>

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