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Mystery object 'may have been moved'

Mystery object 'may have been moved' Cruel twist of fate ends love story

Police investigating an unexplained death near Lake Hawea last week are considering the possibility the mystery object that struck and killed motorist Rutger Hale was moved from the accident scene.

New police head wants safety in South

New police head wants safety in South

Southern District's new police commander wants his patch to become the safest place in the world.

Victim named in mystery road death

Victim named in mystery road death

Police in Wanaka are interviewing the driver of a white four wheel drive utility in connection with their inquiry into the death of a motorist on SH6 between Wanaka and Lake Hawea early on Thursday morning. 

Police to be out in force at weekend

Police to be out in force at weekend

Extra police will be on patrol this Labour Day, and drivers are urged to plan their journey to ensure safe travel this holiday weekend.

Act change to validate oaths

Police are tight-lipped on arrests made by 63 officers, now the focus of Parliament going into urgency to pass a retrospective law to validate their oaths.

Body found in Cromwell caravan

Body found in Cromwell caravan

Police were ''unwilling to speculate'' last night whether a man's body found in a stored caravan at Cromwell yesterday was Simon James Garrick, who has been missing for about a year.

Dunedin man's skull fractured in assault

Dunedin man's skull fractured in assault

Dunedin police are calling for witnesses to a serious assault in which a 39-year-old man was knocked unconscious.

Bain thumb mark doubt

Bain thumb mark doubt

Police doubt marks seen on fingerprints of Robin Bain are the result of him having loaded a gun before his death, but David Bain supporter Joe Karam has rubbished their conclusion.

12 'murder' rewards: six solved

12 'murder' rewards: six solved

The $20,000 offered for information on the whereabouts of Simon Garrick is the 12th reward offered by police for a murder inquiry in the past decade.

$20,000 reward in bid to locate man

$20,000 reward in bid to locate man

Southern police have taken the unusual step of posting a $20,000 reward in the hope of finding Simon James Garrick, last seen by his family a year ago.

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