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Bag snatch:Daylight robbery at Meadowlands

By Jim Birchall A brazen daylight robbery, the second similar incident in the past month, occurred at Meadowlands on Saturday, November 9. According to a witness...

OPINION: Locals tackling local crime

Community safety has improved a lot over the years, mostly as a testament to the professionalism of our local police, but also to the...

Robberies down, vehicle thefts up

The good news is robberies in the area are down 11 per cent over the past 12 months. The bad news is thefts from vehicles, particularly those...

Local jeweller robbed at knife-point

Police are investigating an aggravated robbery of a local jewellery store. The jewellery store on Whitford Road in Sommerville was robbed at knife-point Tuesday July...

Life sentence for killer

The man who killed mother-of-two Chozyn Koroheke, 22, in Pakuranga last year has been jailed for life. Turiarangi Tai appeared in the High Court at...

Local man stops attempted ‘carjacking’

Police are praising the quick thinking of a man who intervened in what witnesses say was an attempted carjacking. On Wednesday June 13, a man...

Ashes stolen from Paparoa Cemetery

Members of a local family are devastated after the ashes of their loved ones were stolen from the Paparoa Cemetery. A local woman Olivia Mitchell...

Tai guilty of murder

Turiarangi Tai has been found guilty of the murder of 22-year-old Chozyn Koroheke. Ms Koroheke died from her injuries after being shot once in the...

Pakuranga Murder Trial: Jury retires for deliberations

UPDATED 3.46PM The jury in the trial of the man accused of killing a young Pakuranga mother of two last April has retired for deliberations. In...

Pak murder trial: Accused remains on stand

The cross-examination of the man accused of killing a young Pakuranga mother has continued in the High Court at Auckland today. Mother of two Chozyn...


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