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Police Investigate Unexplained Death In Helensville

Police are investigating the death of a 32 year old man in Helensville without any expectation to make further comment prior to Sunday afternoon (31st of July).

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July 31st, 2011 at 10:26 am

Regions & Categories: Auckland,New Zealand,Police

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Police Issue Scammer Warnings

Police have re-issued warnings about scammers following an incident where an elderly couple were the victim of a well spoken Indian man claiming to be from Inland Revenue.

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June 21st, 2011 at 3:28 pm

Regions & Categories: Crime,New Zealand,Police

Easter Speed Warning

Tasman District Police will be working hard to keep the roads safe over the Easter holiday period and that includes lowering the tolerance for speeding drivers to 5kmh.

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April 22nd, 2011 at 10:14 am

Regions & Categories: New Zealand,Police,Safety,Transport

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Police Requesting Public Assistance with Murder Investigation

Police are requesting information from the public to assist the investigation of the murder of Matthew Hall. Any sighting of Matthew Hall, or his car, a blue 2002 Toyota Corolla hatchback with the registration ASG960 should be reported.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

February 21st, 2011 at 4:32 pm

Regions & Categories: Crime,New Zealand,Police,Wellington

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Missing Tararua Tramper Found

A Levin man missing in the Tararua Ranges since yesterday has been found safe and well.

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January 4th, 2011 at 10:55 am

Regions & Categories: New Zealand,Police,Wellington

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Drivers fail to drive to conditions

Following a large number of crashes on Waikato roads, New Zealand Policy say drivers are failing to drive to conditions.

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December 29th, 2010 at 9:20 am

Regions & Categories: Police,Transport,Waikato

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Second Explosion at Pike River Mine

Police Commissioner Howard Broad said this afternoon’s news that a second explosion has ended all hope of finding the 29 Pike River miners alive is devastating for the miners’ families and the West Coast community.

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November 25th, 2010 at 7:27 am

Regions & Categories: Energy,New Zealand,Police,West Coast

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Pike River Mine Rescue Teams Plan for all Eventualities

Specialist skills from throughout New Zealand and overseas are being used to help the rescue effort at the Peak River coal mine near Greymouth where 29 miners have been trapped since Friday night. Superintendent Gary Knowles, Tasman Police District Commander, said today that all avenues are being explored to get the men out.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

November 23rd, 2010 at 2:31 pm

Regions & Categories: Energy,New Zealand,Police,West Coast

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Photos of Trapped Miners at Pike River Mine Will be Available

Photographs of the miners trapped underground at the Pike River coal mine will be made available by families who choose to do so for police to publicly release. This may not happen until later today.

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November 22nd, 2010 at 5:30 pm

Woman critcially injured in drink drive crash

A woman is in a critical condition and another is in a serious condition after a drunk driver lost control and crashed into them as they prepared to have a coffee by the side of the road.

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October 31st, 2010 at 7:26 am

Regions & Categories: New Zealand,Police,Wellington

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Whitebaiters Ignoring Health Warnings Following Earthquake

Whitebaiters are ignoring warnings to cease fishing in sewage contaminated Canterbury rivers following the earthquake. Whitebait, fish and shellfish taken from sewage-contaminated rivers, river mouths or estuaries, including the Waimakariri, Selwyn, Heathcote, Avon, Halswell and Styx rivers could cause serious illness.

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October 10th, 2010 at 7:56 am

Still Hopes of Finding Missing Boy

The police, and the parents of missing four-year-old boy Lucas Ward are not giving up hope of finding him alive.

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August 20th, 2010 at 2:40 pm

Regions & Categories: New Zealand,Police

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Police Seeking any Information on Missing Carmen Thomas

Police investigating the disappearance of Remuera mother Carmen Thomas are seeking any information that anyone has – irrespective of their occupation, profession or interest in the mystery – and urging them to pass it onto Police.

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August 20th, 2010 at 2:26 pm

Regions & Categories: Crime,New Zealand,Police

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Missing persons website launched

Police launch a Missing Persons website through the NZ Police main website. There has always been access to a page within the Police website however the revised site offers more in the way of information and photographs of current and historical missing person cases.

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August 18th, 2010 at 12:20 pm

Regions & Categories: New Zealand,Police

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Wellington Police Support Womens Refuge Appeal Week

Wellington Police have supported the Womens Refuge Appeal Week by donating hundreds of cans, dried food, and toys to the Wellington Women’s Refuge and Te Whare Rokiroki Maori Women’s Refuge.

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July 30th, 2010 at 9:37 am

Regions & Categories: Charity,New Zealand,Police,Wellington

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Ceremony for Wounded Christchurch Police Officers

A private ceremony was held by Christchurch Police to reflect on events in Buccleugh Street last week, acknowledge the efforts of all staff during the shooting, and give thanks for the recovery being made by the two wounded police officers.

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July 20th, 2010 at 8:54 am

Christchurch Policemen Out of Hospital

The two Christchurch policemen who were shot at have now been released from hospital and are at home with their families.

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July 16th, 2010 at 4:36 pm

Attack on Police Appalls Christchurch Mayor

An incident where two police officers were attacked by being shot at and a police dog killed has appalled the Christchurch Mayor, Bob Parker.

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July 16th, 2010 at 4:33 pm

Telecom NZ and 111 Service

Telecom NZ has spent several millions on improvements to process and systems of the 111 service, following issues earlier this year. Telecom NZ CIO states that New Zealanders should have faith in the 111 service, which has achieved close to 100% reliability over the past 50 years.

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July 9th, 2010 at 5:31 pm

Police Safety Orders (PSO) Keep Families Safe

On July 1 Police Safety Orders (PSO) will come into effect. Police Safety Orders enable police to protect families or individuals without having to charge someone with an offence.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

June 30th, 2010 at 8:08 am