Police have released detailed data on Taser use since 2009
showing officers are using the weapon more often, but also
resolving more incidents without discharging the probes.
Adults' rate of smoking has declined to 15 per cent in the
latest census, down from 20.7 per cent in 2006.
An investigation by Manawatu police into the disappearance of
Whetu Teaola Hansen has been upgraded to a homicide inquiry.
Helen Milner offered her son and his partner a slice of Phil
Nisbet's life insurance cash if they contracted a hitman to
kill him, a court heard today.
A Tauranga security officer is accused of trying to arrange
for someone to kill his parents.
Major-General Tim Keating has been named the new Chief of
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