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Road-toll heat on drink drivers
Police are widening the scope of their fight against fatal drink-driving accidents by almost doubling the number of booze buses patrolling roads. Four more buses will be introduced next month, boosting the national breath-testing fleet - which ACC provides to police - to nine. The road-based campaign will work in tandem with the Land Transport Safety Authority's shock advertising, aimed at combating drink-driving, excessive speed and failure to wear seatbelts. The authority spends about $7 million...
Police know how an
intellectually disabled man died after being pepper-sprayed
in Hamilton, but last night said they were unable to release
Inner-city Auckland retailers say they are being targeted by a group of animal rights activists who have issued death threats, cut phone lines...
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