Media release regarding false complaint
88 Cameron Street,
Tuesday December 10,
Police have referred a
teenage girl to Youth Aid for making a false complaint in
relation to an alleged assault at a Ruakaka address in May
The 16-year-old girl alleged that a man had
entered her house and tried to sexually assault her.
assault was alleged to have occurred in the morning of May
Police would like to thank the public for their
assistance while this matter was being
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8/3: International Women’s Day Celebrated Around New Zealand
As women celebrate March 8th, International Women’s Day, in 23 events around New Zealand, it’s timely to reflect on the fact less than a third of our Members of Parliament are women, and that occupations that women dominate, such as caregivers, are amongst the lowest paid in New Zealand, Sue Kedgley, President of UN Women NZ said today.
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