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Holden axing presents 'real challenge' for police - Chris Cahill

Recent NewsNewshub

NZPA is watching with interest to see what will happen to the police vehicle fleet in the aftermath of the decision to axe the Holden car brand.

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Lasers pointed at police Eagle chopper

Recent NewsStar News Canterbury

The chopper was "lasered" twice on the first night it was on patrol in Christchurch while helping search for a victim.

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Gang violence spikes around country

Recent NewsRNZ

Detective Superintendent Greg Williams, Police national manager of organised crime, speaks to Nine to Noon about increasing gang violence.

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New Eagle police helicopter to be trialled in Christchurch

Recent NewsStuff

Police Commissioner Mike Bush announced the five-week trial at a hangar at Christchurch Airport on Monday.

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Police release name of constable who died after south Auckland crash

Recent NewsStuff

Constable Naomi McRae has been named as the off-duty police officer who died following a crash in south Auckland's Karaka.

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Operation Piano: Drug bust takes guns off streets

Recent NewsWairarapa Times-Age

The danger of illegal firearms in the hands of criminals was a major factor in last week’s cannabis busts in South Wairarapa.

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