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Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash - Christchurch

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:05:17 +1200 | New Zealand Police

At 12.51pm today (29 April 2016) Police were notified of a serious accident involving a Black Mercedes Car and a Motorcyclist at the intersection of Pound Road and Ryans Road, Christchurch. Unfortunately a short time later the motorcyclist involved has ...More >>

Police seize approximately $120,000 of methamphetamine

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:48:31 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Auckland Police have arrested and charged two people with possession of approximately $120,000 of methamphetamine for supply. The two people charged yesterday – a 44-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman – will appear in Auckland District Court today.More >>

"Missing woman found"

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:08:54 +1200 | New Zealand Police

The 60-year-old Chinese visitor was reported missing after she left the Heartland Hotel foyer around 2.55am on April 27. More >>

Update on incident involving 10-year-old in North Canterbury

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:46:05 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police are assisting Worksafe NZ with an investigation into a workplace incident involving a 10-year-old boy in Fernside, North Canterbury yesterday. More >>

Killers in waiting: Special patients need special monitoring

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:00:57 +1200 | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Fourteen years ago Richard Hawkins murdered his brother. He was found not guilty by reason of insanity, and detained as a “special patient” in a secure mental hospital. That status was lifted in 2011, and Hawkins was discharged into the community. ...More >>

Update on investigation into Onehunga indecent assaults

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:02:06 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police have received around 15 calls to the dedicated 0800 number for the investigation into indecent assaults against women in the Onehunga area. More >>

Road toll and overseas driver reports released

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:46:42 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Hon Craig Foss Associate Minister of Transport 29 April 2016 Road toll and overseas driver reports released Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss today released the final road toll for 2015 and the Overseas Drivers in Crashes report for 2000-2015. ...More >>

Arrests made in Papatoetoe aggravated robbery

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:50:12 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Counties Manukau Police have arrested two teenagers following an alleged aggravated robbery at Hari Superette, Papatoetoe on 3 April 2016. More >>

Concerns for mental wellbeing of Chinese visitor

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:37:36 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Counties Manukau Police are looking for a 60 year-old Chinese woman and hold serious concerns for her mental wellbeing. More >>

Minister welcomes ban on offensive slogans

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:13:22 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Associate Minister of Tourism Paula Bennett today welcomed a decision by the Office of the Chief Censor to ban three slogans on Wicked Campers’ vans. More >>

Wicked Campers vans classified as objectionable

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:12:13 +1200 | Office of Film and Literature Classification

In March 2016 Police submitted a number of campervans to the Classification Office following public concern. More >>

Ruapehu Ready for Legal Highs

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:02:25 +1200 | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Ready for Legal Highs Ruapehu District Council (RDC) adopted its Local Approved Products Policy which dictates where legal highs may be sold from within the district at its meeting this week (Tue 26 Apr 16). Mayor Don Cameron said that despite public ...More >>

Death in Doyleston - update

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:34:53 +1200 | New Zealand Police

We can now confirm that Mr Tucker was brutally assaulted prior to his death, and his body was burned. More >>

Business leaders join international cyber security line-up

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:19:31 +1200 | New Zealand Government

More than 200 top business people will join Communications Minister Amy Adams for New Zealand’s first Cyber Security Summit in Auckland next Thursday (May 5). More >>

Police seeking to identify ram raiders

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:22:33 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police are seeking the public’s help to identify those involved in a ram raid at an Auckland service station. Around 3.30am on April 27, a vehicle reversed into the glass doors of the Z Energy service station in Kumeu.More >>

Fatal Incident in West Otago

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:18:44 +1200 | New Zealand Police

On Tuesday the 26th of April, around 1205pm, West Otago Police attended a fatal bulldozer accident at Hukarere Station. More >>

Customs destroys half tonne of illicit drugs

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:12:07 +1200 | New Zealand Customs Service

Customs has destroyed almost half a tonne of illicit drugs, including around $4 million worth of methamphetamine and 221 kg of precursors that could have produced up to 62 kg of methamphetamine with a street value of up to $62 million. The total ...More >>

Free Wifi Switched Off Afterhours in Raetihi

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:21:16 +1200 | Ruapehu District Council

Free Wifi Switched Off Afterhours in Raetihi The free WIFI at Ruapehu District Council’s (RDC) library in Raetihi has been switched off afterhours in an attempt to reduced vandalism and other anti-social behaviour around the town at night. RDC Group Manager ...More >>

Latest fatal crash for Waikato is the 18th this year

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:42:20 +1200 | New Zealand Police

This morning’s fatal crash in the Waikato was reported just after 6.00am, with initial indications that a south bound truck has crossed the centreline and collided with a northbound car. Police can confirm that a male, who was the driver of the ...More >>

Police seek help to locate missing man

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:12:44 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police are working with Search and Rescue to locate a 58-year-old man suffering from dementia. More >>


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