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Update Gisborne Shooting - Operation Kowhai

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:31:46 +1200 | New Zealand Police

The Gisborne CIB is continuing their investigation into the shooting of a 39 year old local man at a residential address in the suburb of Elgin overnight. Detective Senior Sergeant Craig Scott said 'at approximately 2.40am this morning a male entered ...More >>

Theft of mail

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:21:21 +1200 | New Zealand Police

On the evening of Saturday the 19th of April 2014, the mail box outside the Featherston Post Office on 43 Fitzherbert Street in Featherston has been damaged and emptied. More >>

Fatal shooting in Gisborne

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:19:31 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Early this morning Police and ambulance officers attended an incident following a shooting at a local residence in Te Hapara, Gisborne. More >>

Early morning attack on woman

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:01:55 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Wellington Police are currently investigating a sexually motivated attack around the area of the Terrace/Boyd Wilson Field/Victoria University. More >>

Locals help out with tow truck crash spill

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:12:39 +1200 | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Locals in a remote part of Opotiki came to the assistance of Bay of Plenty Regional Council Pollution Prevention officers dealing with a spill from a fatal truck crash on Thursday. The tow truck had crashed 25 metres down a bank on isolated Takaputahi ...More >>

Two fatal crashes on Canterbury roads

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:08:52 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Two people have died in fatal crashes on Canterbury roads in the past 24 hours. More >>

Road closure update - Tauranga

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:31:06 +1200 | New Zealand Police

State Highway 36, the Tauranga direct route will remain closed for the most of the day. Roading contractors are working to clear the road and ensure road safety. More >>

Travel warning for motorists - State Highway One

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:29:30 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police advise motorists of the need for extreme caution on State Highway One between Kaikoura and Picton due to 24 reported slips and partial road blockages following heavy rain in the area.More >>

Fatal Crash SH 16, Kumeu - West Auckland

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:28:27 +1200 | New Zealand Police

One person is dead and several others are seriously injured after a four-car vehicle crash at Kumeu, west of Auckland. More >>

Two men killed in crash on remote gravel road

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:26:06 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Two Opotiki men have died this afternoon after the tow truck they were in left a narrow gravel road and rolled down a 30 metre bank. More >>

Pukekohe crash fatal

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:40:57 +1200 | New Zealand Police

The man whose vehicle was found crashed into a tree at the intersection of Buckland and Tuakau roads yesterday has since died. He was 75 years old (not in his 80s as previously stated). More >>

ALCP welcomes Campbell Live poll result

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:35:07 +1200 | Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party

The Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party welcomes last night's Campbell Live poll, saying it is an overdue reality check for public opinion on personal cannabis use. More >>

SH36 is closed due to slip

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:17:21 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police advise SH36 is closed due to slip, contractors have been on site and advised that likely closed over night. SH36 at Te Matai is diverted towards Te Puke (Tauranga Side),More >>

Community detention for pokie theft

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:56:27 +1200 | Department Of Internal Affairs

A 67-year-old former company director, convicted of stealing pokie machine profits, was today sentenced to six months community detention, 160 hours of community work and ordered to make reparation of $6,000.More >>

Police Looking for Witnesses Following Assault on Officer

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:49:45 +1200 | New Zealand Police

The Auckland Police officer that received a head injury in an assault early this morning has been discharged from hospital and is expected to make a full recovery. More >>

New law holds partners complicit in welfare fraud to account

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:29:04 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Associate Social Development Minister Chester Borrows has welcomed the passage of a Bill to hold partners complicit in welfare fraud to account, 102 votes to 17. More >>

Missing boy - Pakuranga

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:16:29 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police are seeking information as to the whereabouts of 14 year old Demetrius Masiutama. Demetrius was last seen at 6am on 24 March in Pakuranga. Yesterday was his 14th birthday. He suffers from a mild intellectual disability and is meant to take medication but ...More >>

Collaboration stops drugs from crossing borders

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:03:55 +1200 | New Zealand Customs Service

Collaboration between Hong Kong and New Zealand Customs has stopped millions of dollars worth of drugs coming into New Zealand this year, with a number of seizures and arrests in both countries.More >>

Drive safely over Easter

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:56:52 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Associate Transport Minister Michael Woodhouse is urging road users to slow down and take care this Easter. More >>

Resignation rates among cops soar

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:06:33 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

The number of frontline officers quitting the police force is at a four-year high, with more than 350 walking off the job in the past year, Labour’s Police spokesperson Jacinda Ardern says.More >>


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