Police

Police funding held at $1.46b

Core funding for the New Zealand Police flat-lined in the Budget with Police and Corrections Minister Anne Tolley maintaining spending at $1.4 billion a year.

Police seize drugs in Queenstown

Police seize drugs in Queenstown

Police seized 300 2.5g packets of the psychoactive substance Kush Pink from a Gorge Rd, Queenstown property at 11am on Wednesday.

Dead North Otago couple little known to others

Dead North Otago couple little known to others

The lives of a Waianakarua couple who died on Thursday remain a mystery to the community in which they lived.

Injured officer 'in good spirits'

Injured officer 'in good spirits'

A Wanaka police officer allegedly attacked inside his patrol car by a drink-driver yesterday afternoon is the same man seriously injured during what started as another routine drink-driving stop just over six years ago.

Girl hit by vehicle in 'very unfortunate accident'

Girl hit by vehicle in 'very unfortunate accident'

A 9-year-old girl is in hospital with face and leg injuires after being hit by an SUV  while crossing the road to the school bus in Speargrass Flat.

Police out in force targeting driving behaviour

Police out in force targeting driving behaviour

Police are out in force as part of a district-wide operation targeting driving behaviour.

Pig, goat join tasered animal list

Pig, goat join tasered animal list

Police tasered fewer animals last year but diversified from just dogs to include a pig and a goat.

MP airs police concerns

The public's interaction with the police is changing - and not for the better, Labour police spokeswoman Jacinda Ardern says.

Man tasered after pursuit

Man tasered after pursuit

A Dunedin man was pepper-sprayed and tasered by police after allegedly assaulting officers following an early morning pursuit through the city in a stolen vehicle.

I don't blame police: driver

I don't blame police: driver

A Dunedin driver who lost his leg after his truck collided with a cow holds no grudge against police.

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