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Thieves targeting Mazda Demios and Subarus in Kapiti and Porirua

News from NZ Police
Sergeant Yvette McKelvie, Community Engagement Supervisor from Kapiti Mana Police is warning car owners to keep tabs on their cars. Read more »

Naenae cafe will be a New Zealand first for former Arohata prisoners

News from Trade School Industries Trust
A local charity – Trade School Industries Trust has started renovations for a new cafe in Naenae, Lower Hutt. “Trade School Kitchen”, will be a social enterprise creating an employment pathway as well as social support for women released from Arohata prison. Read more »

Slips close one lane and delay traffic on Remutaka Hill road

News from NZ Transport Agency
Due to minor slips on State Highway 2, Remutaka Hill traffic flow was this morning being managed via stop/go while crews worked to reopen the closed lane. Read more »

Kapiti councillor may lose his seat after indecent assault conviction

Report from RNZ
A Kapiti Coast district councillor will be forced to vacate his council seat if his conviction for a sex offence survives an appeal. Read more »

Porirua police station to be open seven days a week, after safety review

News from NZ Police
From Monday, the Porirua Police Station will have its front counter open to the public seven days a week, and will stay open an extra hour Monday to Friday. Read more »

31-year-old man charged with murdering baby boy

News from NZ Police
Police have charged a 31-year-old man with murder following the death of a 5-month-old boy in Wellington Hospital yesterday. Read more »

Man charged after evacuation of Te Papa

News from NZ Police
A 27-year-old Wellington man is to reappear in court next month in relation to an incident at Te Papa in Wellington last week. Read more »

Five police dogs graduating at Trentham

News from NZ Police
New Zealand Police will have five new qualified canine recruits, following tomorrow’s ceremony at the NZ Police Dog Training Centre in Trentham.
Graduating as operational teams after months of hard work will be: Read more »

Police pay damages, and apologise for unlawful search of Nicky Hager’s home

News release from Felix Geiringer
In a settlement with far-reaching implications, the New Zealand Police have apologised to Nicky Hager for multiple breaches of his rights arising from their 2014 investigation into Dirty Politics. Read more »

Police to open new communications centre in Paraparaumu, with 150 staff

News from NZ Police
New Zealand Police have signed a concract for a new building in Paraparaumu. Police Commissioner Mike Bush says the site is for new staff working in a new Police non-emergency communications and digital centre. Read more »

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