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    Family not telling police 'crucial' details after boy critically injured in Hawke's Bay

    Recent NewsStuff

    Chris Cahill said the case was in its early days, and that blaming people before an investigation had been completed was dangerous.

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    Police shoot man dead in Tauranga after being fired upon in double homicide investigation

    Recent NewsStuff

    A man who 'didn't want to get caught' leaned out of his car spraying police with a semi-automatic weapon during a chase in Tauranga.

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    Fatal police shooting: Officers kill Tauranga double murder suspect

    Recent NewsNZ Herald

    The man shot dead by police last night in Tauranga fired at officers up to 20 times before officers returned fire.

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    Police Health Plan wins Consumer NZ’s People’s Choice Award

    Media ReleasesNZPA and Police Welfare Fund

    The Police Health Plan, which is administered by the Police Welfare Fund, has been awarded the Consumer NZ People’s Choice Award for 2019.

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    Police arrest 17 over two months in Southland gang crackdown

    Recent NewsRNZ

    Police targeting gangs in the deep south have made 17 arrests and recovered a "significant amount" of stolen goods since December.

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    Police trials digital person and self-service option

    Recent NewsNZ Police

    Commissioner of Police Mike Bush has announced two trials - a new self-service option called Police Connect and a digital person named Ella.

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