Drink-drivers be warned - Southern police will be out in
force tomorrow in a breath-testing blitz.
A policeman's free sex with a prostitute he threatened has
cost his reputation, his marriage, his career, and now it has
drawn a two-year jail term
Southern police will attend hundreds of family violence
incidents in the next few weeks as festive season stress
takes its toll.
Having no security guards working at Dunedin's courthouse
during industrial action, is putting counsel, judges, other
court staff and clients at risk, lawyers say.
Police on both sides of the Tasman were out in force at the
weekend in an unprecedented crackdown on alcohol-related
crime, but Southern police said for them it was "business as
Police commissioner Howard Broad does not advocate separating
road traffic police from frontline police, he said today.
Police are "totally dissatisfied" with the results of a
drink-driving blitz in Dunedin at the weekend after they
caught 26 drivers over the legal limit.
Police have released the name of the Dunedin
man who died in a tramping accident in Mt Aspiring
National Park yesterday.
Police have named an Invercargill teenager killed after the
car he was a passenger in collided with a power pole on
An "amazing" number of women were caught drink-driving last
night in Manukau and Papakura -- including a heavily pregnant
woman and a young mother going home to breastfeed her baby.
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