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Extra investment in Police welcomed

By   /  May 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Extra investment in Police welcomed

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police Commissioner Mike Bush welcomes today’s announcement by the Minister of Police and says it represents a significant investment in NZ Police that will help make New Zealand the safest country. “We are now positioned to deliver 1800 new police and 485 support staff,” says Commissioner Bush. […]

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Trampers rescued in Ruahine Ranges overnight

By   /  May 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Trampers rescued in Ruahine Ranges overnight

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Please attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Martin James: Hawkes Bay Police and LandSAR volunteers were involved in the rescue of two men in the Ruahine Ranges last night. Around 6:30pm two 18-year-old men contacted Police via cellphone when they found themselves disorientated in deteriorating weather conditions.  The […]

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Budget 2018: No plan beyond tax, borrow & spend

By   /  May 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Budget 2018: No plan beyond tax, borrow & spend

Source: National Party This is a Government that’s taxing more, spending more, borrowing even more than they had said and hoping that their broken promises are not noticed, Opposition Leader Simon Bridges says. “Labour spent the last nine years calling everything a crisis, yet today’s budget provides no new solutions to back up their claims,” […]

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Closing children’s camps shocks communities

By   /  May 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Closing children’s camps shocks communities

Source: National Party A scathing report from one of Labour’s union backers following the Government’s decision to pull funding from child support services shows just how egregious the decision is, National’s spokesperson for Children, Alfred Ngaro says.    “Shockwaves are continuing to ripple through communities and interest groups following this week’s announcement from the Government that […]

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Two in Youth Court following Wainuiomata robbery

By   /  May 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Two in Youth Court following Wainuiomata robbery

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Two young people are due to appear in Hutt Valley Youth Court today following an aggravated robbery in Wainuiomata last night. Police were called to a dairy on Ruthven Road about 5:30pm on May 16 to a report of two people – one with a hockey stick […]

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Charges laid following prison assault incident

By   /  May 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Charges laid following prison assault incident

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police have charged three people following an assault incident at Auckland Prison on 11th May, 2018. Three males aged 20, 26 and 37 years old have been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. They are all due to appear in the North Shore […]

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Hipkins fails to front on decile-scrapping bill

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Hipkins fails to front on decile-scrapping bill

Source: National Party Education Minister Chris Hipkins has refused to meet with Erica Stanford to discuss her Member’s Bill to replace the decile system with a needs index to more accurately target funding to disadvantaged students. “Since my Member’s Bill was drawn from the ballot in March, Mr Hipkins has ignored several requests to meet […]

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Man charged following double fatal Northland crash

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Man charged following double fatal Northland crash

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Please attribute to Inspector Wayne Ewers, Northland Police Police investigating yesterday’s double fatal crash in Pukenui have today charged a person in relation to the incident. A 28-year-old male is facing two charges of aggravated careless use causing death and one charge of aggravated careless use causing […]

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Police appeal for sightings of stolen vehicle

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Police appeal for sightings of stolen vehicle

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police are appealing for sightings of a grey Toyota Hilux stolen in Greymouth on Sunday 6 May. The 2001 vehicle, registration ZY4986, is believed to have been involved in an attempted theft of diesel from a farm in Tokarahi, near Oamaru on Monday 14 May. At the […]

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Police attending serious crash in Waiuku

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Police attending serious crash in Waiuku

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police are in attendance at a serious crash in Waiuku on Awhitu Road involving two vehicles. One person is in a critical condition. Two other people have also received injuries. The Westpac helicopter is attending the scene. A section of Awhitu road is blocked and diversions are […]

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Child exploitation investigators to be slashed

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Child exploitation investigators to be slashed

Source: National Party The Government’s need to put Winston Peters first might be responsible for a major reduction in the number of inspectors charged with investigating child sex offences, National’s Finance Spokesperson Amy Adams says. “In spite of having a billion dollars to throw at foreign aid and diplomats and $2.8 billion to make university […]

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The time to legalise vaping is now

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on The time to legalise vaping is now

Source: National Party The New Zealand Initiative’s report on tobacco harm reduction further highlights the urgent need for vaping legalisation, National MP Nicky Wagner says. “Smoke and Vapour: The changing world of tobacco harm reduction by Jenesa Jeram shows the need for vaping legalisation in New Zealand by highlighting how current policies are increasingly ineffective […]

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Four people still to be identified in relation to theft of Commonwealth Games medal

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Four people still to be identified in relation to theft of Commonwealth Games medal

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Four people still to be identified in relation to theft of Commonwealth Games medal Hamilton Police continuing to investigate the theft of boxer David Nyika’s 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medal are yet to identify four people who may be of assistance. Following an appeal earlier this week, […]

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Suspicious fires in Timaru

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Suspicious fires in Timaru

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Timaru Police are investigating a suspicious fire at a property on the corner of Patiti and South streets in Timaru this morning. Detective Senior Sergeant Richard Quested said Police were called around 5.45am and advised a truck was on fire at the property. When Fire and Emergency […]

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Govt at fault for social housing waitlist increase

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Govt at fault for social housing waitlist increase

Source: National Party The Government’s axing of tenancy reviews and lack of support for social housing tenants wanting to move out of Auckland is ramping up pressure on the social housing waiting list, National’s Social Housing spokesperson Simon O’Connor says. “Housing Minister Phil Twyford seems surprised by the increased number of people waiting for social […]

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High expectations for education budget

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on High expectations for education budget

Source: National Party Parents and teachers will be expecting a lot from the Budget following Labour’s many big promises, National’s Education Spokesperson Nikki Kaye says. “After spending the last few years criticising everything the National Government achieved in education while talking up its ability to do more, Labour has created very high expectations. “Among its […]

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Incident resolved in Waitakere

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Incident resolved in Waitakere

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Please attribute to Inspector Peter Raynes, Auckland Police A Police incident in Waitakere earlier today has been resolved.  Bethells Road was temporarily closed but the cordon has recently been lifted and the road has reopened. A person is assisting police in relation to this matter. Police would […]

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Farmer suicide research not a priority for Govt

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Farmer suicide research not a priority for Govt

Source: National Party A release of official documents confirms the Ardern-Peters Government does not consider further research into farmer suicide to be a high priority, National’s Associate Health spokesperson Dr Shane Reti says. “Documents relating to a funding application for Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHAANZ) show how officials successfully persuaded the Minister of […]

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Triple whammy broken promise on extra police

By   /  May 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Triple whammy broken promise on extra police

Source: National Party Budget 2018 looks set to be the Budget of Broken Promises, with the Government not only downsizing its promise of 1800 extra cops to 1100, but it’s also looking to phase the promise in over five years instead of three, National’s Police Spokesperson Chris Bishop says. “Police Minister Stuart Nash has applied […]

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Name release: Tinirau Street death, Whanganui

By   /  May 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Name release: Tinirau Street death, Whanganui

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police are now able to release the name of the man who died in Taranaki Hospital on May 9, resulting in Whanganui Police launching a homicide inquiry. He was 56-year-old Daniel John Gooch, of Whanganui. Mr Gooch was found with unexplained injuries on Tinirau Street in Whanganui […]

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