Napier youngster faces charge of aggravated robbery

Supplied Content Hawke’s Bay, August 12, 2018 A 17-year-old Napier youth will appear in the Hastings District Court next week facing a charge of aggravated robbery. This follows an incident at the Z Petrol Station Kennedy Road, Napier. Detective Sergeant Darren Pritchard of Hawke’s Bay Police said that at 6 am yesterday morning (Saturday), three armed offenders entered the store…

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New International Education Strategy announced

Wellington, August 11, 2018 High-quality education delivery, student experience and global citizenship are among the pillars of a new government strategy for New Zealand’s international education sector announced by Education Minister Chris Hipkins. He officially launched the New Zealand International Education Strategy 2018-2030 to 600 attendees at the 2018 New Zealand international education conference held in Wellington on Friday, August…

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Deputy Police Commissioner inquiry head appointed

Supplied Content Wellington, July 11, 2018 Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin has announced that Mary Scholtens QC will lead the Government Inquiry into the Appointment Process of Deputy Commissioner of Police Wally Haumaha. The Inquiry’s purpose is to examine, identify, and report on the adequacy of the process that led to the appointment of the Deputy Commissioner of Police. The…

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Parliament listens to bullying allegations against Haumaha

Jane Patterson Wellington, August 9, 2018 Police have confirmed that they did receive an allegation of bullying on a joint project with the Justice Ministry headed by Wally Haumaha. In Parliament today, it was claimed that Mr Haumaha, who is now a Deputy Police Commissioner, bullied three women during the project. The Justice Ministry said that it raised problems about…

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