Central and Local Government are today announcing a range of new measures to tackle low-level crime and anti-social behaviour in the Auckland CBD to complement Police scaling up their presence in the area.
The next phase of the Government’s response to youth crime is underway, with an intensive programme for the country’s most prolific young offenders launched today in Auckland.
The Government has today announced its commitment to roll out a national multi-agency approach to better respond to 111 calls for people experiencing mental distress.
The Government has delivered on its commitment to crack down on fleeing drivers through the passage of the Land Transport (Road Safety) Amendment Bill.
The Government is changing the roadside drug testing regime to ensure Police have the right tools to get dangerous drug-impaired drivers off the road, Ministers Damien O’Connor and Ginny Andersen have announced.
Mark Mitchell has demonstrated himself entirely unfit to be Minister of Police today by characterising serious offences laid as part of Operation Cobalt as “minor infringements”, Police Minister Ginny Andersen says.
Police Minister Ginny Andersen is congratulating Police as provisional figures released this week show they have seized nearly three quarters of a tonne of methamphetamine in relation to Operation Lavender.
The Government is today taking steps to crack down on an increase in brazen criminal offending, with a stronger multi-pronged approach that increases accountability, gives Police more tools and beefs up programmes to break the cycle of crime.
The new digital Firearms Registry began operating today, delivering another milestone in the improvement of firearms safety and oversight in New Zealand, Police Minister Ginny Andersen said.
The Government has delivered on its commitment to put an extra 1800 Police on the front line, with the graduation today of Police wing 366 from the Royal New Zealand Police College.
The Government is continuing to support retailers with additional funding for the highly popular Fog Cannon Subsidy Scheme, Police and Small Business Minister Ginny Andersen announced today.
Budget 2023 continues our investment in numerous programmes to continue keeping communities safe, including a successful youth offender programme, more support for police, focusing resources on victims of crime and improving access to justice.
The Government is delivering on its promise to crack down on dangerous and reckless drivers who flee police and put innocent lives at risk, Justice and Associate Transport Minister Kiri Allan announced today.
New Zealand’s first comprehensive digital Firearms Registry is a step closer today with the release of the Regulations which set out information firearms licence holders will need to begin providing from 24 June.
The Government is making sure retailers can continue to get support for security and safety measures, by more than doubling the investment into the retail crime prevention programme.
Minister of Defence Andrew Little and Minister of Police Ginny Andersen have confirmed New Zealand’s ongoing contribution to the Operation Gallant Phoenix multinational intelligence mission in Jordan.
In the six months following the announcement of the Government’s Better Pathways package, most children are not reoffending and ram raids have dropped significantly.
The Government is backing Police and making communities safer with the roll-out of state-of-the-art tools and training to frontline staff.