Southern police staff are trialling three new trouser styles.
Queenstown police dealt with several assaults at the weekend
in which the victims received facial injuries.
Southern police face an uncertain couple of months.
A 44-year-old man was arrested after allegedly holding a
knife to a woman's throat in front of her 12-year-old child
on Saturday night.
More police safety orders are being issued in Dunedin each
year to combat domestic violence, harassment and
A Police Association survey highlighting concern over
frontline resources and cuts to non-sworn staff has been
dismissed by Police Minister Anne Tolley.
With more than 5000 ''likes'' in about five months, the
Dunedin police Facebook page is proving to be a valuable
tool, police say.
Dozens of people have been contacted by Dunedin police after
leaving valuables in plain sight in their cars.
New Zealand Police say protocol was responsible for the delay
in notifying a Dunedin mother of the death of her
Dunedin-born son in a Thai apartment complex.
Two police cars have been torched in suspected arson attacks
in Lyttelton overnight.
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