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Nines crowds score well with Police

Sun, 1 Feb 2015 12:30:02 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police have commended the behaviour of spectators during the first day of the second NRL Nines tournament in Auckland. More >>

Canterbury Police investigate St Albans house fire

Sun, 1 Feb 2015 11:28:18 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police are appealing for partygoers at a house in Champion St in the Edgeware suburb of Christchurch overnight to contact them. More >>

Canterbury Police appeal for witnesses following crash

Sun, 1 Feb 2015 10:51:51 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police are appealing for witnesses to a two vehicle crash 1km north of Orari on SH1 at approximately 5.15pm yesterday (30 January 2015). More >>

Stratford homicide – victim named

Sun, 1 Feb 2015 10:46:29 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Taranaki Police can now release the name of the woman found dead at her Stratford property on 30 January, 2015. More >>

Human remains on beach - Coromandel - Waikato

Sun, 1 Feb 2015 10:14:20 +1300 | New Zealand Police

The bones were exposed in an area that is subjected to ongoing erosion and were located by a visitor to the peninsula. More >>

Fire Consumes Paraparaumu House

Sat, 31 Jan 2015 18:07:02 +1300 | Jackie Little

A house in Paraparaumu’s Seaview Road was consumed by fire last night (January 31).More >>

Homicide inquiry launched

Sat, 31 Jan 2015 10:45:52 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Taranaki Police have launched a homicide inquiry after the death of a 71-year-old woman at a residential property in Stratford yesterday evening (30 January, 2015). More >>

Body of missing Pipriki man located

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:25:52 +1300 | New Zealand Police

The body of missing Pipiriki man Hotene Koia was located this afternoon by a search and rescue team in the Whanganui River. More >>

The Shipwreck of the Mexican State

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:29:02 +1300 | Rafael Barajas and Pedro Miguel

Without drug money, the Mexican economy would collapse, which is why politics, economics and organized crime are entwined at the highest levels. That reality, underlying the students’ massacre, has led to a rare display of anger on Mexico’s streets.More >>

Communities can help disrupt drug activity

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:15:50 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Communities, particularly in rural areas, are being asked to be extra vigilant as the illegal cannabis growing season is now well underway. More >>

$3000 fine for false container declaration

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:30:08 +1300 | Ministry For Primary Industries

Conflicting declarations on the contents of a container arriving from China saw an Auckland woman fined in the Manukau District Court on 27 January 2015. Xin Sun, 34, of Glen Eden Auckland, earlier pleaded guilty to a charge laid by the Ministry for ...More >>

Fatal pedestrian incident at rail crossing - Morningside

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:45:48 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Auckland City Police, Fire and Ambulance services are currently [29/1] at the scene of a train versus pedestrian fatal crash in Morningside Drive, Morningside. More >>

Appeal for sightings of missing man

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:26:09 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Ohakune Police are appealing for help from the public in locating missing 86-year-old Hotene Koia (also known as Joe) who was last seen at his home in the Pipiriki township on Tuesday 27 January, 2015.More >>

Honorary degree for dedication to preventing child abuse

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:18:10 +1300 | Wintec

A lifetime dedicated to preventing child abuse in New Zealand sees Anthea Simcock, the founder and chief executive of child protection trust, Child Matters, receiving an honorary Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Social Work) from the Waikato Institute ...More >>

Witness sought following road fatality

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:10:29 +1300 | New Zealand Police

State Highway 2 at Te Puna has now re-opened following a fatal road incident at approximately 7.05am (Friday 30, January). More >>

Animal Control Officer Impersonator Steals Dog

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:44:31 +1300 | Thames Coromandel District Council

A man posing as a TCDC Animal Control Officer, driving a white Nissan ute removed a dog from a Whitianga property early yesterday. More >>

Serious crash on SH2 at Te Puna

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:38:53 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are currently in attendance at a serious crash at the intersection of SH2 and Ainsworth Road, Te Puna. More >>

Fatal crash near Bulls

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:36:52 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police is currently at the scene of a single vehicle crash on State Highway 3, just north of Bulls. More >>

Police at scene of serious crash in Northland

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:33:09 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Northland Police and other emergency services are currently at the scene of a serious crash on State Highway One (SH1) approximately 17 kilometres South of Whangarei City. More >>

New crime fighting tool arrives at ESR

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:38:15 +1300 | ESR

ESR has taken delivery of a new crime fighting tool which will help investigators record, analyse and present key information hidden amongst the confusing and chaotic picture they are often confronted with at crime scenes.More >>


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