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New Zealand's force grows while the world calls to defund police

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New Zealand is forging ahead with the coalition Government’s promise to add an extra 1800 police - a plan seemingly at odds with moves by others to…

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Funeral for Constable Matthew Hunt to be held at Eden Park

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Police is still finalising details with Constable Hunt's family, including his mother Diane and sister Eleanor, but the Herald has confirmed with…

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NZ Herald Editorial: Blood on a blue police uniform is a stain on a nation

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New Zealanders urged to reflect on how much respect and appreciation we have for the blue line which walks amongst and ahead of us, as our last shield…

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Massey police shooting: Slain officer Matthew Hunt's mum's frustration: Relatives isolated in Rotorua

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The grieving family of slain policeman Matthew Hunt face a heartbreaking wait for his funeral, with overseas relatives required to spend 14 days in…

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Auckland police shooting: Man charged with murder after Massey shooting

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A 24-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder after the fatal shooting of Constable Matthew Hunt during a routine traffic stop in the…

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Massey shooting: Police urged to talk, look after one another.

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Officers are being encouraged to look after one another as colleagues of Const Matthew Hunt suffer the pain of losing one of their own.

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