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Man charged in relation to shooting north of Dunedin

Press Release – New Zealand Police

15 October

Detective Inspector Stu Harvey:

A 24-year-old man has been charged in relation to a shooting at a Coast Road,
Karitane property this afternoon. Read more »

Canterbury Police Warn Of Facebook Marketplace Scam

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Christchurch Police are advising people buying or selling electronics on 
Facebook to be wary of scams and fake profiles. Read more »

UPDATE – missing person, Ashburton

Press Release – New Zealand Police Read more »

Missing person, Ashburton

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are appealing for sightings of missing 84-year-old Kura Clark.

Kura, who uses a walking frame, was reported missing from her Ashburton home
late last night. Read more »

NZ Police Partners With Netsafe, CERT And Facebook

Press Release – New Zealand Police

New Zealand Police is pleased to be partnering with Netsafe, CERT and Facebook to help protect Kiwis from online scammers. Read more »

UPDATE – Serious Crash, Weka Pass – Canterbury

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police can now confirm one person has died following a serious crash on SH 7
(Weka Pass Road) between Waipara and Waikari. Read more »

Serious Crash, Weka Pass – Canterbury

Press Release – New Zealand Police

04 October

Emergency services are responding to a serious crash on SH 7 (Weka Pass Road)
between Waipara and Waikari.

Police were notified of the two-car crash at about 10:15pm. Read more »

Police Endangering Kiwis With Slow Firearms Licensing

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

“The delays in processing firearms licences have become so bad that the safety of New Zealanders is now being put at risk,” says ACT’s Firearms Law Reform spokesperson Nicole McKee Read more »

Government Establishes Counter-terrorism Research Centre And Scholarships

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Lead Coordination Minister for the Royal Commission’s Report into the Terrorist Attack on the Christchurch Mosques, Read more »

Counter-terrorism Bill A Step In The Right Direction

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Today’s passage of the Counter-Terrorism Legislation bill is a significant step in the right direction against terrorism in New Zealand, says National’s spokesperson for Counter-Terrorism Mark Mitchell. Read more »

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