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Mount Roskill Firearms Incident, Witnesses Sought

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Please attribute to Detective Inspector Lloyd Schmid: Police are seeking witnesses to a firearms incident that occurred at an address on Marion Avenue, Mount Roskill at approximately 7:42am this morning. On arrival, Police found three men who had … Read more »

Firearms In New Zealand: Where To From Here?

Speech – NZ Police Association

Firearms in New Zealand: Where to from here? Chris Cahill, NZ Police Association President This time next week, all going well, Parliament will have passed the Arms Legislation Bill as the second tranche of firearms reforms designed to make all New … Read more »

Homicide Enquiry Launched Following Death In Otara

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A homicide investigation is underway following an apparent shooting in Otara overnight. About 11:45pm Police were called to a report of a firearm being discharged on Bairds Road. On arrival Police located a critically injured man and attempted to provide … Read more »

New Bill Seeks To Make Victims The Priority Within Justice System

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Law and Order spokesman Darroch Ball has submitted the Sentencing (Priority of Interests in Sentencing) Amendment Bill a Members Bill which introduces a new overarching priority and weighting provision that courts must … Read more »

Why Property Rights Matter

Speech – ACT New Zealand

Beachcomber Hotel, Nelson Thursday, 27 February, 2020 David Seymour, MP for Epsom, ACT Leader Introduction Thank you to everyone for coming tonight. Thank you especially for Kevin, Mitch, Paul and others who have worked over the past few months … Read more »

Police Make Arrest Following Search Warrant

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police have recovered drugs, cash and firearms during a search warrant executed at an address in Christchurch this morning. Specialist resources were deployed to a Mongols MC property in Burnham, where 10 firearms and ammunition, around $50,000 … Read more »

Risk That Child Poverty Is Becoming Ingrained

Press Release – Caritas

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand, the Catholic Bishops’ agency for justice, peace and development, is concerned that the latestchild poverty numbers show that there has been anincrease in material hardship,with 4100 more children living in … Read more »

Fuel Market Competition Questions

Press Release – BusinessNZ

BusinessNZ says legislation requiring more transparent petrol pricing will probably be well-received, but there are concerns about the market study that prompted it. The Government has announced it is drafting a Fuel Market Bill to introduce requirements … Read more »

Milestones Marked With 2,000+ New Cops

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A milestone has been reached with the graduation of more than 2,000 new Police officers since the Coalition Government took office in October 2017. Police Minister Stuart Nash says the graduation today of Wing 335 marks a surge of 2,023 new officers, and … Read more »

Jacinda Ardern Speech At Lautoka Mosque

Speech – New Zealand Government

Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern Prime Minister MP for Mt Albert   27 February 2020 SPEECH NOTES   Speech at Lautoka Mosque E ng mana, e ng reo, e ng iwi, e ng rau rangatira ma Tn koutou katoa Ni sa bula vinaka As-salaam alaikum … Read more »

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