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Low-level drug convictions have dropped dramatically since a law change in August, and health and addiction services say they may struggle to handle increasing referrals.
A serving senior police officer has come forward to RNZ to back up claims that bullying in the police force is serious, endemic and happening now.
The Independent Police Conduct Authority is launching an investigation into allegations of bullying and related issues within the police.
Police have told a whistleblower to retract his statements to RNZ about being bullied or face legal action.
Police Commissioner Mike Bush has announced an independent review of how police address complaints of bullying.
It was sheer luck no one was hurt when someone fired at a police officer's front door on Saturday night, says Acting Eastern district commander Iain Chapman.
A former member of the Armed Offenders Squad was told he could be the victim of an accident during a firearms training session he was leading. Video
Until recently static speed cameras haven't been able to distinguish between cars and trucks which have a lower open-road speed limit. Audio
Police Minister Stuart Nash says bullying isn't acceptable within the police, but he's cautious about commenting on 90 cases now reported to RNZ.
An accused murderer was driven around in a Porsche Cayenne and exposed to significant sums of money during an undercover police operation which led to his confession.
Methamphetamine's record low price of $450 a gram in North Island main centres indicates more is being brought into the country than ever before, a researcher says. Audio
A former detective who has worked with the British army and British police says he never experienced bullying like he experienced in New Zealand.
Was it a cry for help, or was it a goat? That was the question being asked in a murder trial at the High Court in Wellington yesterday.
A victim of bullying in the police was asked by a senior sergeant whether her complaints could be put down to her period.
More than 400 people have applied for permits to keep now banned firearms since the Christchurch mosque attacks.
Senior managers in the police are failing to properly declare conflicts of interest when dealing with complaints of bullying and harassment, according to more than 50 victims and witnesses.
A former constable had suicidal thoughts because of the persistent bullying he faced during his time with the police.
Bullying within police has had a serious impact on the staff themselves and it's also impacting victims of crime, a former detective says.
Bullying remains widespread throughout the police little more than a decade after a commission of inquiry into the organisation's culture, victims say.
New Zealand Transport Agency said delays to some "critical construction" of the project meant they have to reassess the May 2020 opening date.
The police are fast-tracking the rollout of new-and-improved body armour as a result of the Christchurch Mosque shootings.
A random sample looking at the security of stolen firearms showed 32 percent were taken from unattended vehicles, most of which were left unlocked. Audio
Police emergency call handlers' current roster system, which has been previously called a failure, is set to get an overhaul.
The National Party is criticising the Government's uptake of electric vehicles into its fleet, saying it's taking too long. Audio
The government is proposing a new road safety strategy called Road to Zero, aiming to cut road deaths by 40 percent in the next decade. Video