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Vaccinations compulsory for all police employees

News from NZ Police
New Zealand Police will be implementing a mandatory vaccination policy for all employees, contractors, volunteers, suppliers, new employees and visitors who work or enter Police sites. Read more »

Senior lawyer barred for two years for sexual misconduct

Report from RNZ
An ex-partner of top law firm Russell McVeagh has been barred from doing law work for two years and made to pay more than $100,000 for sexual misconduct. Read more »

Car and truck collide on SH2 near Melling station

crash at melling

Police reported this morning that a car and a truck had collided on State Highway 2 at Normandale, just southwest of the Melling Station. Read more »

Man dies from critical injuries 14 days after Wainui crash

News from NZ Police
A man who was critically injured in a crash in Wainuiomata on 2 January has died in hospital. Read more »

Near-midnight earthquake felt throughout NZ

There was a 5.8 magnitude earthquake late last night. It was centred 25km east of Stratford. Read more »

Man arrested in Lower Hutt for obstructing investigation of pāua poaching

News from MPI
Fishery Officers have arrested a man for obstruction while investigating the alleged illegal sale of pāua via social media. Read more »

Burst Porirua water main causes supply problems in Titahi Bay

burst water main

A burst water main in Parumoana Street in the Porirua city centre led to requests for Titahi Bay residents to use less water. Read more »

Man dies in hospital after being injured in school pool

News from NZ Police
A 58-year-old man has died in Wellington Hospital following an incident on Monday at St Matthew’s Collegiate School in Masterton. Read more »

14-year-old found after being missing from Southgate

Wellington police were this afternoon seeking sightings of a 14-year-old who had been last seen at his Southgate home around 4pm. Police and his family were concerned for his wellbeing. Read more »

Police incident delays Hutt trains for two hours

Trains on the Hutt Valley line were delayed this afternoon by what Metlink called “a police involved incident at Ava.” Read more »

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