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Canterbury police disappointed by holiday crash toll

December 30, 2014 | By More
Canterbury police disappointed by holiday crash toll

Canterbury Police are disappointed to have seen three serious crashes resulting in fatalities in the past few days in North Canterbury.

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Police safety advice for the festive season

December 24, 2014 | By More
Police safety advice for the festive season

With the official holiday period starting at 4pm today, police are telling people to “think safety” and take simple measures to avoid becoming victims of crime.

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Further attempted murder charge laid against accused gunman

September 23, 2014 | By More
Further attempted murder charge laid against accused gunman

Further charges of attempting to murder another WINZ staff member and of setting a man-trap with intent to injure have now been laid against accused Ashburton gunman Russell John Tully.

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Bomb scare clears Ministry of Education building

September 10, 2014 | By More
Bomb scare clears Ministry of Education building

Police lifted a cordon at 11am after army bomb disposal experts completed an investigation of a suspicious package left outside the Ministry of Education building in Princess Street, Addington.

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Car driver sought for Bealey Avenue hit and run

August 26, 2014 | By More
Car driver sought for Bealey Avenue hit and run

Christchurch Police are appealing for public help in finding the driver of a car involved in a hit and run accident on Bealey Ave this morning.

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Vehicles stolen near Christchurch Airport

August 21, 2014 | By More
Vehicles stolen near Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Police are warning motorists to be vigilant when parking vehicles on public roads surrounding Christchurch International Airport.

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Christchurch bravery awards presented to police

August 14, 2014 | By More
Christchurch bravery awards presented to police

The Governor-General, Lt Gen Sir Jerry Mateparae, has presented four Christchurch Police officers and one former officer with bravery awards for their actions following the February 2011 Christchurch earthquake.

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Police investigate spate of Avonside fires

August 12, 2014 | By More
Police investigate spate of Avonside fires

Christchurch police are investigating a cluster of fires that occurred in the Avonside area in the early hours of this morning. 

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Assault on teenager at Edgeware

August 1, 2014 | By More
Assault on teenager at Edgeware

Police are trying to find two women who helped a 15-year-old girl who was assaulted on Edgeware Road near Manchester Street on Thursday.

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Suspicious package presented at police station

July 23, 2014 | By More
Suspicious package presented at police station

Part of the Christchurch Central Police station was shut down for a time today after someone came to the public counter with a suspicious package. [Updated Report]

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