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Christmas presents rescued: man arrested after courier van stolen in Wainui

News from NZ Police
Wellington police saved a number of Christmas presents yesterday, after a courier van was stolen from an address on Rowe Road, Wainuiomata where it had been delivering a parcel. Read more »

Police want Christmas parties to be safe and responsible

News from NZ Police
Wellington Police and regulatory agencies are reminding hosts to encourage safe and responsible parties this festive season. Read more »

Police open centre for research into evidence-based decision-making

News from NZ Police
The Police mission – for New Zealand to be the safest country – will be enhanced through the new Evidence Based Policing Centre which was opened by Minister of Police Stuart Nash in Wellington today. Read more »

Twenty new prison staff graduate

News from NZ Government
Twenty new Corrections officers and offender employment instructors graduated at a ceremony in Upper Hutt today. Read more »

Driver killed when bulldozer rolls down bank at Makara

News from NZ Police
A person has died following a bulldozer crash on Makara Road in Wellington today. Read more »

Christmas advice for motorcyclists

News from NZ Police
New Zealand Police, Upper Hutt City Council, and the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) want to support motorcyclists to be as safe and skilled as they can be on our roads. “We want you here for Christmas, it’s that simple.” Read more »

Motorcyclist dies after collision with truck near Castlepoint

A motorcyclist was fatally injured in a collision with a truck near Castlepoint this morning. Read more »

Tree danger closes SH1 in Hataitai

Ruahine Street, which carries all State Highway 1 traffic east of the Mt Victoria Tunnel, was closed for thirty minutes yesterday afternoon. Read more »

Permits needed for fires on the Kāpiti coast

News from Kapiti Coast District Council and Fire and Emergency NZ
With summer here, you need a fire permit if you want to light a fire in open air in urban and rural areas of the Kāpiti Coast District. Fire restrictions are now in place. Read more »

Fires restricted because of hot, dry summer

Press Release – Fire and Emergency NZ
Most areas of New Zealand are now in Restricted or Prohibited Fire Seasons, following the extremely hot, dry and windy start to summer. Make sure you go to checkitsalright.nz to check the fire season in your area. Read more »

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