A charge of manslaughter has now been laid over the street death of Queenstown father of two Mark James Smith.
Police commissioner Howard Broad does not advocate separating road traffic police from frontline police, he said today.
A 52 year old man from Palmerston North collapsed and died suddenly at Lake Taupo this afternoon.
Bad behaviour at Carisbrook this season could result in spectators being banned from the ground for two years, as authorities seek to stop a repeat of last year's bottle-throwing incident.
The armed offenders squad converged on Milton yesterday after a police officer was allegedly threatened by a man with a nail gun.
Police have released the licence plate numbers of four outstanding Subarus stolen last week.
Police have named a man killed in an accident in south Auckland yesterday.
Waikato police say they had called off the pursuit of a car driver before he collided with a van and was killed yesterday.
A "dangerous" and "volatile" man was recaptured in a busy South Dunedin shopping precinct on Saturday after being on the run from police for two days.
Police have released a CCTV image of a man thought to be involved in an aggravated robbery in central Dunedin earlier this month, and are appealing to the public for help finding the alleged offender.
Police have drinking duck-shooters in their sights, and warn they will be targeting anyone who consumes alcohol around firearms.
Issuing traffic tickets could become a lot easier for police if a Southern police district trial of new hand-held e-ticketing machines is successful.
Queenstown police say four young Invercargill men went on a rampage at the weekend, attacking three people in "unprovoked, callous pack-attacks".
A policewoman was allegedly attacked by a woman she was arresting in Tomahawk Rd in Dunedin yesterday.
A 16-year-old girl with suspected neck and spinal injuries was flown to Dunedin Hospital after the van in which she was travelling rolled on State Highway 1, north of Clinton, yesterday. ...
A man killed in a Hamilton crash may have survived if he had been wearing a seatbelt, say police.
The two Christchurch policemen who were shot and injured in the shooting in suburban Phillipstown on Tuesday are now both back home with their families.
Police Minister Judith Collins says media reporting on police conduct and pursuits has caused a drop in respect for the force, which was leading to attacks such as that on a Hastings police officer.
One of the policemen allegedly punched in the head after intervening in a minor domestic argument in Dunedin on Saturday night says the incident highlights the unpredictability officers and their families have to live with.