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An elderly Waikato man was tricked out of $30,000 in one phone call.

Elderly Waikato man scammed out of $30k 1 hour ago

He was targeted by a con artist pretending to be a Spark employee.

Massey High principal Glen Denham defends teaching kids drug-use safety.

'Social carnage': P, LSD, firearms seized in Nelson drug sting

Police warn they'll hold those responsible to account.

The video shows the man unleashing a verbal tirade upon Kermath and his unsuspecting friends.

Aucklander's mad meth kebab rant on K Road goes viral

The mystery man slated Frasier Crane and claims to be the German Ambassador's son.

Mi-Sook Yang.

Body of missing Hamilton woman found

Her death is not being treated as suspicious.

Driving while drunk is easy to detect - driving while stoned isn't always.

Spanish driver tests positive for every single drug

His Hunter S Thompson-style binge ended badly when he was pulled over.

Clare Drummond-Selby's son Alex committed suicide in Westport in June.

Woman whose son died in NZ says doctor missed depression signs

Alex Drummond-Selby, 21, was found dead in a Westport hostel.

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80yo woman injured in violent bag snatch in Remuera

Police are searching for Jaedon Dawson.

Police say they have a new suspect in the cold case of a Japanese student killed 20 years ago.

New suspect in cold case of Japanese student

Kayo Matsuzawa's body was found in a Queen St utility closet in 1998.

The loose pig of Waihi.

Not your usual suspect: Police face off with pig

The boar was trotting down the main street of Waihi.

The Houses of Parliament are surrounded with security barriers of steel and concrete.

Armed police surround car outside Parliament in the UK

A man has been arrested after driving into barriers.

A police officer turns directly in front of the oncoming traffic.

Auckland cop in shocking near-miss after running red light

The officer turned directly in front of the oncoming traffic.

The video was recorded on Saturday evening (local time) on Queen's park Rd in Blackburn, Lancashire, UK.

Alarming footage of baseball bat attack on car with child in back seat

One 19-year-old man has been arrested in relation to the "targeted attack".

The attack took place at around 7pm on Sunday when the man heard a noise and entered the back door of his house.

Elderly man beaten in own home by 'masked offender'

Christchurch police are searching for the masked offender who attacked the 70-year-old.

The stolen ambulance at the Timaru Police Station.

Stolen ambulance found in South Island

A 37-year-old Timaru man has been charged with the theft.

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Warriors' drink-driving sting a creative and successful stunt

Police cleverly used the NRL stars as role models, writes Emma Cropper - because if the players think it's uncool, so will their fans.

Watch: Snr Sgt Logan explained the situation before the alleged offender was caught.

Manurewa gunman arrested after getting stuck under house

He had earlier allegedly pointed a pistol at an officer who pulled him over.

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Warriors and police join forces to combat drink-driving

Sober drivers were rewarded with Warrior match tickets

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Controlled explosion to take place in Paraparaumu

Police were advised of an unexploded projectile on Sunday morning.

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'Heavily disguised man' wanted in Northland robbery

On Saturday evening, he entered a Ruakaka petrol station with a gun.

Two police officers were left fighting for their lives.

US police release graphic video of troopers in gun battle

Two police officers were left fighting for their lives.