More police safety orders are being issued in Dunedin each year to combat domestic violence, harassment and intimidation.
Dozens of people have been contacted by Dunedin police after leaving valuables in plain sight in their cars.
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.
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.
A crime fighting device capable of detecting dodgy drivers, unsafe vehicles and criminals is being trialled by police on Dunedin streets.
One of Auckland's top police officers is being investigated by fellow police.
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.
Only four of the country's top eight police officers have passed a new fitness test.
Seventeen Otago or Southland drivers will be appearing in court on drink-driving charges after the Easter weekend blitz by police.
Police are appealing for the return of a personal alarm, after it was lost in North Dunedin early yesterday.
Police have rejected introducing tougher physical testing times for older officers.
''Team Hot Fuzz'' had a close shave for a good cause in Dunedin yesterday.
Hundreds of police officers across the country have been withdrawn from the front line from today and told not to interact with the public, after failing a key fitness test, it has been revealed.
Just a week on the job and the Dunedin police Facebook page may have achieved its first success.
Southern police have unwittingly disclosed sensitive information about a major drug bust, but say it has not compromised the privacy or safety of those involved.
Southern police have stepped up the number of foot patrols over the past year.
The bill to taxpayers for clothing police and dry-cleaning their uniforms last year was more than $9 million. Figures released under the Official Information Act reveal police forked out $1.08 million on dry-cleaning, $5.5 million on clothing (2011-12 financial year) and $2.46 million for plain-clothes allowance (2012 calendar year).
Top New Zealand police officers could be lured to run British police forces under a proposed shake-up in the UK.