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Police say protocol kept Dunedin family in dark about death

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.

Police cars torched in Lyttelton

Police cars torched in Lyttelton

Two police cars have been torched in suspected arson attacks in Lyttelton overnight.

Dodgy drivers beware: patrols go hi-tech

Dodgy drivers beware: patrols go hi-tech

A crime fighting device capable of detecting dodgy drivers, unsafe vehicles and criminals is being trialled by police on Dunedin streets.

Cop investigated over alleged assault

Cop investigated over alleged assault

One of Auckland's top police officers is being investigated by fellow police.

Top cops yet to prove fitness

Only four of the country's top eight police officers have passed a new fitness test.

17 charged over Easter drink-driving

17 charged over Easter drink-driving

Seventeen Otago or Southland drivers will be appearing in court on drink-driving charges after the Easter weekend blitz by police.

Police ask for return of alarm lost at party callout

Police ask for return of alarm lost at party callout

Police are appealing for the return of a personal alarm, after it was lost in North Dunedin early yesterday.

Police reject tougher fitness test limit

Police have rejected introducing tougher physical testing times for older officers.

Officer hit by bottle during brawl break-up

Officer hit by bottle during brawl break-up

A police officer suffered a gash to the head from a flying bottle after police tried to break up a brawl in Auckland early this morning.

Team Hot Fuzz force for good

Team Hot Fuzz force for good

''Team Hot Fuzz'' had a close shave for a good cause in Dunedin yesterday.

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