Cyber-policing

In Porirua, New Zealand, the thin blue line has turned into the thin blue URL in the fight against crime. Police have decided to enlist the use of a website as a way to undermine the local Mongrel Mob gang. So far they’ve yet to receive any tip offs, and they’ve mostly gotten e-mails about traffic problems, but they’re finding it a very, very useful exercise – if not “a little avant-garde” for one of Wellington’s less affluent suburbs.


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Moe mai rā Nancy Brunning

Moe mai rā Nancy Brunning

One of New Zealand’s best loved actresses Nancy Brunning, made famous as Nurse Jaki on Shortland Street, has died in Wellington, aged 48, Daily Mail Australia reports. Brunning, a talented playwright, acting…