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Aggravated robbery of postshop in Whangarei

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:15:59 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police are investigating the aggravated robbery of the New Zealand Postshop in Whangärei yesterday afternoon. About 5.30pm a man entered the shop on Rathbone Street. He presented a note demanding money and gestured towards his pants and said he had a firearm.More >>

Police investigate robbery of NZ Postshop in Whangarei

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:36:26 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police are investigating the aggravated robbery of the New Zealand Postshop in Whangärei yesterday afternoon. More >>

SRI LANKA: Justice Denied to Two Child Victims of Rape

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:45:22 +1200 | AHRC

SRI LANKA: Justice denied to two child victims of rape at the hands of the armed forces More >>

Cell phone evidence a first

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:41:10 +1200 | Department Of Internal Affairs

Cell phone evidence a first Evidence gathered solely from a cell phone has been used for the first time to convict a Hastings man for possessing child sexual abuse pictures. Michael Lawrence Worsnop, a 29-year-old orchard worker pleaded guilty to three charges ...More >>

Suspicious Incident at Service Station

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:23:59 +1200 | New Zealand Police

There have been media reports regarding an incident at the BP Wylies Service Station on Maunu Road where a man tried to get into a car parked on the forecourt. More >>

Joint agency operation receives second guilty plea

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:35:03 +1200 | Serious Fraud Office

James Stephen Burns (41) has pleaded guilty to Crimes Act charges following a major joint enforcement agency operation (Operation Edit) led by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).More >>

INDONESIA: Human rights challenges await next president

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:25:26 +1200 | AHRC

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) welcomes the official announcement by the General Election Commission (Komisi Pemilihan Umum, KPU) of the result of the Presidential Election on Thursday, 22 July 2014. After counting and recapitulating the votes cast ...More >>

Whangarei: Name of deceased released

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:08:11 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police have released the name of the man, who's body was discovered in a forestry area south of Whangarei on Wednesday afternoon. More >>

Coleman must come clean about FBI briefing

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:06:15 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Former Immigration Minister Jonathan Coleman must come clean about when he was told the FBI was investigating Kim Dotcom, Labour’s Associate Security and Intelligence spokesperson Grant Robertson says.More >>

Politicians Ignore Families’ Concerns on Street Prostitution

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:51:46 +1200 | Family First

Family First NZ says that politicians are ignoring the concerns of families, lack the will to take appropriate action, and are happy to drag the ongoing problem of street prostitution into the next parliamentary term.More >>

Cunliffe Looks Dodgy Lunching with Sex Offender

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:46:50 +1200 | Conservative Party

Conservative Party Leader Colin Craig says that David Cunliffe's social meeting with a known sex offender while on holiday "looks pretty dodgy." More >>

Four Car Motorway Crash

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:34:12 +1200 | New Zealand Police

There has been a 4 car crash on Auckland's southern motorway near the Walter Strevens Road overbridge. This occurred in the northbound lanes. Emergency services are on the scene.More >>

NEPAL: Trauma & Drama Echo in Dolpo

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:25:19 +1200 | Asian Human Rights Commission

'A cold shiver runs through my veins and my body heats up every time I see a policeman', is what Nyima Tsering, from Tsarka VDC in Nepal, said to reporters after a 29 July press conference. During the police crackdown on 3 June, Nyima, 25 years of age, ...More >>

Crash victim named

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:21:42 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police can now release the name of the youth who died in a head-on collision on State Highway 2, Mangamutu, 5 kilometres south of the Pahiatua Township yesterday evening. More >>

Central District Police bust burglary ring

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:13:10 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police staff from Palmerston North, Whanganui, and the Taranaki have been working together in response to a series of burglaries committed across area borders over the past six weeks.More >>

Elite Insanity on Display in Ukraine

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:37:36 +1200 | Robert J. Burrowes

For those of us interested in understanding what is driving the conflict in Ukraine, now seriously complicated by the shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet – which has raised the potential of the conflict to explode into a nuclear ...More >>

David Cunliffe happy to hide sex offender’s identity

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:28:05 +1200 | Sensible Sentencing Trust

..:: For immediate release ::.. 24/07/14 David Cunliffe happy to hide sex offender’s identity - (and in fact enjoy lunch with them) More >>

Statement from Hon Gerry Brownlee

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:53:05 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Earlier today, running late for a plane at Christchurch Airport, I without thought breached airport and airline security rules by entering the gate lounge through a door usually used for exit only.More >>

Safer skies as a result of Members Bill

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:27:07 +1200 | New Zealand Government

National MP Dr Cam Calder’s bill to reduce the risks posed by hand-held lasers has passed its final reading yesterday in Parliament. “Time and again lives are being put in danger by an idiot or idiots misusing a laser pointer. My Summary Offences ...More >>

Police response to IPCA report on Rewa investigation

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:31:12 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police accept the findings of today's IPCA's report regarding its investigations into offending by Malcolm Rewa in Auckland in the 1980s and 1990s. More >>


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