Police officer Jamie Foster’s appeal over sex crimes against workmate at Northland motel dismissed

A police officer who was jailed for indecently assaulting and sexually violating his female workmate has failed to win an appeal against his conviction in court. Jamie Foster was found guilty by an Auckland jury last March. The constable’s court case followed an evening in early February 2019 where police officers were drinking heavily, including from a hollowed-out police baton, […]

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7.3m earthquake strikes near Te Araroa in North Island of New Zealand; land and marine tsunami warnings lifted

QUAKE LATEST* A 7.3 magnitude quake struck off New Zealand’s east coast at 2.27am* A tsunami warning was issued but residents can now return home* A marine warning has also been lifted* The quake was widely felt across the North Island and parts of the South Island* ‘Terrifying’, ‘Oh my god’, ‘Biggest one I’ve ever felt’: Residents said of the […]

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