Additional recruits commence Police training

Supplied Content Wellington, July 10, 2017 Police Minister Paula Bennett welcomed this morning the first of the 880 additional frontline officers to Police College. The following is her statement: In February, Prime Minister (Bill English) and I announced that there would be an additional 1125 Police Staff, including 880 sworn officers. These Police will be stationed across all twelve Police…

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ACT announces top ten runners in General Election

Supplied Content Auckland, Sunday, July 9, 2017 ACT announced its Party List for the 2017 election today in Auckland. The following is a statement issued by ACT Party President Ruwan Premathilaka. ACT’s Party List displays the renewal of the party that has occurred over the last three years. Our candidates showcase talent, youth, and diversity. They are committed to ACT’s…

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New caller system improves response time

Supplied Content Wellington, July 9, 2017 The new caller location system for 111 mobile phone calls has already made a significant impact in the two months it has been up and running, Police Minister Paula Bennett, Communications Minister Simon Bridges and Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne have said. The following is their statement issued today: The system automatically provides emergency…

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Indian Idol Finalist amuses Aucklanders

Venkat Raman Auckland, Saturday, July 8, 2017 We are at ‘Priya Ragam,’ a programme organised by the Sangeetha Bharathi (SB) Magic Group at Dorothy Winstone Centre, Auckland Girls Grammar School. In the first picture, the singing sensation and ‘Indian Idol’ finalist PVNS Rohit, aka Naga and Vishnu Priya are presenting ‘ Omkara Nadhanu’ from ‘Shankarabharanam,’ one of the finest Telugu…

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Group charged in mortgage fraud scheme

Supplied Content Auckland, July 7, 2017 Name suppression has been lifted in a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) case in relation to a number of alleged mortgage frauds by an Auckland resident and his associates involving approximately 76 properties throughout Hamilton and Auckland. Kang (Thomas) Huang (aka Gang Wang), has been charged with individual and representative Crimes Act charges of ‘Dishonestly…

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