Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | Alice Baillie
For anyone going to buy a burger at Grey Lynn McDonald’s, it will seem like just nothing has changed. But be aware it has. The restaurant is now being protected by DNA.
Thursday, 18 April 2013 | Alice Baillie
A secruity device sending out high pitched signals finely tuned to annoy young ears is being used to fight crime on the Whangaparaoa Peninsula.
Tuesday, 9 April 2013 | Alice Baillie
Swift analysis can help police try to stop crimes and even catch offenders in the act. Jared Savage investigates.
Thursday, 10 January 2013 | Alice Baillie
McDonald's is rolling out a state-of-the art security system across Australia that douses fleeing robbers with an invisible, synthetic DNA spray in attempt to stop criminals seeing their fast food restaurants as a soft target.
Friday, 21 December 2012 | Alice Baillie
After having their business burnt to the ground in an arson attack in 2011, Whakamaru G.A.S petrol station owner Alex Sutherland is taking all the precautions to make sure that his premises are properly secured from any further incident.
Tuesday, 11 December 2012 | Alice Baillie
Local Four Square owner Scott Miller has had enough. The Fairfield businessman has installed a SelectaDNA Spray system into his Heaphy Terrace store in a bid to stop shoplifters at the busiest time of year.
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 | admin
A system which uses "synthetic DNA" to tag personal property has been used to mark pretigious Rugby memorabilia.
Tuesday, 16 October 2012 | admin
Counties Manukau Police, Maori Wardens, Pacific Wardens, the community and victims of crime aim to tackle burglary together and get results.
Thursday, 4 October 2012 | admin
Forensic property-marking technology is being trialled in Hawke's Bay by Housing New Zealand.
Monday, 1 October 2012 | admin
Recorded crime across the Counties Manukau District is continuing to decline, according to latest crime statistics released today.
Counties Manukau Police District Commander Superintendent John Tims says recorded crime for the 2011/2012 fiscal year is down by 9.4 percent.