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Missing Diver - Pourerere Beach

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:22:18 +1300 | New Zealand Police

At approximately 2.30pm Sunday 23 November 2014 Central Hawkes Bay Police were notified that a diver had failed to surface at Pourerere Beach. A 56 year Hastings man had been snorkelling with another male and has failed to surface as they made their way ...More >>

First-ever resolution on ‘invaluable role’ of UN police

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:18:48 +1300 | UN News

20 November 2014 – The United Nations Security Council today adopted its first-ever resolution focusing on the world body’s policing operations, stressing their invaluable contribution to peacekeeping, civilian protection and the rule of law, and pledging ...More >>

Draft foreign fighters legislation released

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:54:13 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister John Key today released the final draft of legislation which addresses the rising threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters. More >>

Pedestrian road traffic fatalities remembered

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:22:05 +1300 | Living Streets

On World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, Sunday 16 November 2014. , Living Streets Aotearoa remembered the 41 pedestrians who lost their lives in traffic crashes in New Zealand in the 12 months to the end of October 2014. We are also saddened ...More >>

Domestic violence problem bigger than Sky Tower

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:14:45 +1300 | Joint Press Release

Domestic violence problem bigger than Sky Tower SKYCITY’s Sky Tower in Auckland will be lit up in white on Monday evening Nov 25th at 10pm, on the eve of White Ribbon Day. The anti-domestic violence network SAFTINET (Safer Auckland Families Through ...More >>

Government should put the brakes on new surveillance laws

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:04:49 +1300 | Green Party

The Green Party is calling on the Government to put the brakes on changes to surveillance and passport laws in the wake of a leaked copy of the Government’s foreign fighter legislation revealing serious flaws in the drafting, and sections that potentially ...More >>

One Fatal And Two Serious Crashes in Almost Three Hours

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:02:22 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police and the Serious Crash Unit attended three serious crashes, including one fatal crash, between 9.45pm last night (22 November 2014) and 1.15am this morning (23 November 2014).More >>

Stolen Truck: Wellington

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:55:34 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Wellington Police are investigating the theft of a Mitsubishi Fuso Truck registration DFZ452. The truck was stolen overnight from an address in Churton Park, Wellington. It is possible those involved in the theft may have taken steps such as removing ...More >>

Phillip John Smith - statement

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:48:00 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police and the New Zealand Embassy in Brasilia are aware of a decision from the Brazil Federal Court requiring the deportation of Phillip Smith within 10 days. Further assessment is required to ensure there is a full understanding of this decision and ...More >>

Diesel spill - Balclutha

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:46:45 +1300 | New Zealand Police

A large diesel spill has occurred on SH1 on the northbound lane between Invercargill and Balclutha. Approximately 200 litres has been lost from a truck, which is causing issues for motorist due to the slippery conditions, it is reported to be particularly ...More >>

Police seek witnesses to hit and run crash - Rotorua

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:33:26 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Rotorua Police are investigating a collision between a car and a motorcycle at the intersection of Gilltrap Street and Biak Street at about 10:25am on the 22nd of November. The car, described as a grey coloured hatchback, was last seen driving away from ...More >>

Child's name released

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:32:22 +1300 | New Zealand Police

The three year-old girl who died after being hit by a vehicle in a Mayburn Rd, Te Atatu Peninsula driveway yesterday morning, was Valentina Grace Warren. More >>

House fire - serious injury - Mount wellington - Auckland

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:53:24 +1300 | New Zealand Police

A baby is in a critical condition following a house fire in Mount Wellington this morning. Emergency services were called to the house in Malone Road Mount Wellington just after 8am and found it well ablaze. Ambulance are treating a baby who was removed ...More >>

Police lay charges in relation to New Brighton investigation

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:51:30 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police have laid charges against three men and one woman following an investigation at a property in New Brighton at approximately 2pm this afternoon (21 November 2014).More >>

Appeal dismissal should empower local councils

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:29:12 +1300 | Alcohol Healthwatch

Alcohol Healthwatch says good sense has prevailed with the dismissal of the appeal against Tasman District’s provisional Local Alcohol Policy (LAP). More >>

Reports of damage by BB gun in Christchurh

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:20:07 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police are investigating reports of a BB gun being fired from a dark coloured four-door saloon car at parked cars and bus shelters between 10pm and 11.30pm in the Linwood and Riccarton areas on 16 November 2014.More >>

Ayotzinapa Caravan meets with EZLN in Oventic

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:17:52 +1300 | Gabriela Coutino

In their visit to Zapatista Territory, parents of the 43 students disappeared from Ayotzinapa Guerrero, agreed with the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN), to articulate a national grassroots movement that would question forced disappearances ...More >>

Attempted child abduction

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:57:21 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Hamilton Police investigating an alleged attempted abduction in the City yesterday are seeking information from the public to try and identify the person responsible. More >>

Booze and bullets don't mix say Police

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:53:57 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Waikato Police are urging people to use common sense and not mix booze with bullets after two recent incidents in the King Country. More >>

Police seek public's help in solving Kihikihi rape

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:51:50 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Waikato Police investigating the theft of a car and sexual assault of a woman in Kihikihi say their investigation is progressing but they would like to hear from anyone who can identify the offenders. Acting Detective Sergeant Dean Schrader of ...More >>


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