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It’s your business to stop sexual violence this summer

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:27:06 +1300 | Tairawhiti District Health

What would you do if you saw a drunk young person clearly being taken advantage of by someone? I More >>

Attempted robbery in Whangarei

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:21:46 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police are investigating an attempted robbery, which took place outside the New World supermarket in Onerahi, Whangarei today. More >>

Police hope for safe summer road trips

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:07:33 +1300 | New Zealand Police

As the excitement and anticipation of Christmas and summer holidays builds, Bay of Plenty Police is urging everyone to make sure they take a calm and measured approach to any road trips.More >>

Police investigating stolen energy drinks

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:34:56 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Counties Manukau Police are investigating a burglary of a commercial premises where $15,000 of energy drink V was stolen. More >>

Man found with serious head injuries

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:23:13 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a 49 year old male, located in Tawa overnight with a serious head injury. More >>

Body confirmed as being missing 33 year man

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:50:45 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Body found in Port Hills area of Christchurch confirmed as being missing 33 year man More >>

Rescue of ill prepared trampers at Cape Brett

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:23:39 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Two Auckland men aged between 25 and 33 years were the subject of a search and rescue on the Cape Brett track over Saturday night and early Sunday morning. More >>

International rugby jerseys stolen

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:36:08 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Up to 15 international rugby jerseys were stolen in a burglary of former All Black Leon MacDonald's Blenheim home over the weekend. More >>

Numerous charges follow week of Nelson drug raids

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:27:55 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Nelson Bays Police executed a number of search warrants last week, some following months of investigative work identifying people believed to be dealing drugs. More >>

Second arrest in Otara homicide

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:27:09 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police have arrested and charged a 36 year old Otara woman with accessory after the fact to murder and accessory after the fact to wounding. She will also appear in the Manukau District Court this morning. More >>

Body recovered from Port Hills area of Christchurch

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:26:16 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police Search and Rescue (SAR) and members from Alpine Cliff Rescue (ACR) recovered the body of a man at approximately 8.30pm tonight (21 December 2014) from a remote and technically difficult location in the Port Hills near Christchurch.More >>

Body recovered from Waimea Inlet

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:25:09 +1300 | New Zealand Police

A man's body has been recovered from the water at the mouth of the Waimea River in the Waimea Inlet this afternoon. More >>

Know your limit and drive safe - Online calculator launched

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:21:47 +1300 | Ora Safety

A free calculator to help people figure out whether they are under the new lower legal limit for drink driving was released yesterday by Ora Safety . More >>

Homicide in Otara

Sun, 21 Dec 2014 13:07:10 +1300 | New Zealand Police

A 24 year-old Otara man is dead and his cousin is in Middlemore Hospital after an altercation at a relative’s 21st birthday party. More >>

Fatal Crash - SH35 Cape Runaway. - Bay of Plenty

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:21:25 +1300 | New Zealand Police

At midday today (20/12/2014), Police and other emergency services were informed of a single fatality crash on State Highway 35 (SH35), Cape Runaway. More >>

Man arrested for police hit and run

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:01:48 +1300 | New Zealand Police

A 28-year-old Napier man was arrested last night in relation to the hit and run of a Hawke's Bay police officer on Thursdaynight. More >>

False claims that Aleppo’s Synagogues have been destroyed

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:41:01 +1300 | Franklin Lamb

Given the massive destruction in large parts of Aleppo, Syria’s former economic juggernaut near the Turkish border, including in the city’s Medina souk and Industrial zone, claims of even more dire damage to Syrian heritage sites would perhaps be understandable.More >>

Whitewashing CIA torture:“We are [not so] awesome” after all

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:41:00 +1300 | Ramzy Baroud

The logic that torture is a “stain” on US history is the heart of the problem, since it blocks an honest reading of whatever “values” Washington actually stands for.More >>

The Case Against Re-Banning Torture Yet Again

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:40:57 +1300 | David Swanson

Senator Ron Wyden has a petition up at that reads "Right now, torture is banned because of President Obama's executive order. It's time for Congress to pass a law banning torture, by all agencies, so that a future president can never ...More >>

“Prominent Auckland businessman” a depraved predator

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:50:24 +1300 | Stop Demand

The 15-year prison sentence imposed on a “prominent Auckland businessman” for shackling and sexually violating young drug-addicted girls in a dungeon, has been welcomed by sexual violence advocacy group, Stop Demand Foundation.More >>


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