Multimedia Journalist, Bay of Plenty Times
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The big issue worrying a retiring police district commander
After more than 40 years on the force, Andy McGregor says it's time to wind down.
Butcher hit 'rock bottom'. Then something made him decide to stay open
The butcher, subjected to smash and grabs and break-ins, was ready to call it quits.
Data prompts fresh calls for greater investment in 'death trap' highway
The new highway came with a hefty price tag so has it been worth it?
Bitten, spat at, hit with axes: Top cop says assaults on police becoming more violent
'We are seeing is a propensity of offenders to increasingly use violence toward police'.
Luke Kirkness: Police need to be respected more and the buck stops with us
Luke Kirkness says police in NZ don't deserve to be spat at, bitten or hit.
Bit, spat at, hit with axes: Top cop says assaults on police becoming more violent
Revealed: The number of assaults on police officers over the past five years.
Outlaw gangs to make NZ a safer place, says former drug kingpin
Billy Macfarlane says a tougher stance on gangs is needed.