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The New Zealand Police is the national police force of New Zealand, responsible for enforcing criminal law, enhancing public safety, and maintaining order. With about 12,000 personnel it is the largest law enforcement agency in New Zealand and, with few exceptions, has primary jurisdiction over the majority of New Zealand criminal law. The New Zealand Police also has responsibility for traffic and commercial vehicle enforcement as well as other key responsibilities including protection of dignitaries, firearms licensing and matters of national security.

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New Zealand police suspend search for two missing in deadly eruption

New Zealand police said on Tuesday they were ending the search for the bodies of two people still missing following the deadly eruption of a volcano earlier this month.
Reuters - Published

New Zealand volcano eruption death toll rises to 17 after another person dies

New Zealand police said on Monday that one of those injured during the eruption of a volcano visited by tourists earlier this month died in an Auckland hospital, bringing the official death toll to 17..
Reuters - Published

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Police halt search for missing people after volcanic eruption in New Zealand [Video]Police halt search for missing people after volcanic eruption in New Zealand

Police in New Zealand say they are suspending a search for the two remaining missing people, fearing they may have washed out to sea. There were 47 people visiting the tourist destination of White..

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'Disappointing and frustrating': NZ Police pledge to continue search for White Island victims

Volcano victim and White Island tour guide Hayden Marshall-Inman will be remembered in his hometown of Whakatane at a memorial service on Friday.
SBS - Published

New Zealand resumes mission to retrieve remaining bodies following volcanic eruption

New Zealand police said on Saturday they would search in the waters near the volcanic White Island in their attempts to retrieve two remaining bodies, following a fatal eruption earlier this week.
Reuters - Published

Death toll from New Zealand volcano eruption rises to eight

New Zealand Police said on Thursday that two more people had died from injuries sustained during the eruption of the White Island volcano this week, bringing the confirmed death toll to eight.
Reuters - Published

New Zealand launches investigation into deadly volcanic eruption

New Zealand police launched an investigation on Tuesday after a volcanic eruption on an island popular with tourists killed five people, injured more than 30 and left eight people missing, who are..
Reuters - Published

New Zealand police say eight people missing after volcano eruption are likely dead

New Zealand police said on Tuesday the eight people still unaccounted for after a volcanic eruption on a small island popular with tourists are likely dead.
Reuters - Published

New Zealand police say no more survivors expected from volcano eruption

New Zealand police said early on Tuesday they did not expect to find any more survivors from a volcanic eruption on White Island that killed at least five people and injured up to 20.
Reuters - Published

Man charged over shooting death of Australian surfer in New Zealand

NZ Police have arrested a 23-year-old man who is accused of shooting dead Australian surfer Sean McKinnon.
SBS - Published

NZ Police continue hunt for man who gunned down Australian surfer

The manhunt continues in New Zealand after 33-year-old Australian man Sean McKinnon was shot dead inside a campervan he and his fiancee were holidaying in.
SBS - Published

Australian tourist shot dead in New Zealand, manhunt launched

New Zealand police launched a manhunt for an armed suspect on Friday after an Australian tourist was found shot dead in a camper van in a coastal town on the North Island.
Reuters - Published

New Zealand police report 'serious' incident in Christchurch, residents evacuated

New Zealand police said on Friday there had been a "serious" incident in the South Island city of Christchurch that left a house on fire after residents described hearing the sound of an explosion.
Reuters - Published

Christchurch Mosque Massacre: New Zealand Tightens Gun Laws

christchurch mosque massacre: new zealand tightens gun laws
by Alice Monroe - The tragedy that unfolded at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, in recent days has captured headlines all over the world. 50 people are reported to have been killed as a..
One News Page Staff - Published

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