The Government is responding to increased drug-related deaths by cracking down on the suppliers of synthetic drugs while making it easier for those with addiction problems to get treatment, Health Minister Dr David Clark and Police Minister Stuart Nash have announced.
Police Minister Stuart Nash and Associate Minister of Transport Julie Anne Genter are encouraging road users to be alert to a new safety campaign launched today by Police and the NZ Transport Agency in the lead up to the Christmas.
A new digital services and communications centre opened on the Kapiti Coast will help transform the way Police connect with the public and work to make communities safe.
Police Minister Stuart Nash says the seizure of 190 kilograms of cocaine in Auckland demonstrates the strength of partnership between Australian and New Zealand law enforcement agencies in preventing the harm drugs cause in our communities.
Acting Associate Transport Minister James Shaw and Police Minister Stuart Nash today announced plans to trial speed camera warning signs and average (point-to-point) speed cameras in Auckland.