Auckland fatal dairy stabbing: Rose Cottage, Sandringham, reopens after worker Janak Patel’s death

Three men accused of participating in the robbery at the Rose Cottage Superette that left Janak Patel, 34, fatally stabbed appear in the High Court at Auckland. Video/NZ Herald The Auckland dairy where a worker was slain following an alleged robbery last month has reopened, sparking an outpouring of support from the community. The owners … Read more

Over $100K raised for slain dairy worker Janak Patel’s family

A photo from the funeral program for Janak Patel. (Source: By Tom Taylor of More than $100,000 has been raised for the family of a slain dairy shop worker in the Auckland suburb of Sandringham. Friday marks one month since Janak Patel was killed in a robbery, sparking nationwide protests over the safety … Read more

Despite crime wave, 80 per cent of dairies could fold anyway due to Smokefree 2025

Hundreds have attended a protest against the Government’s law and order policies in Queen St, Auckland. Video / Alex Burton While the spotlight on local dairies has intensified in recent weeks, after the alleged murder of a dairy worker in Auckland, the industry believes a bigger monster than crime is on the way. Small businesses, … Read more

Auckland dairy ram-raided after being declined bollards by Auckland Transport

Damage to the dairy on Carruth Rd. Photo/Supplied Months after being declined bollards by Auckland Transport (AT) a dairy owner has had his shop ram-raided causing thousands of dollars in damage. The son of the dairy owner told the Herald his father had applied for a subsidy from the Crime Prevention Fund several months ago … Read more

Sandringham dairy stabbing: Son of killed West Auckland dairy owner Arun Kumar makes plea to Jacinda Ardern, Kiri Allan

Wellington Indian Association president Dipak Bhana spoke as dairy owners protested outside Deputy PM Grant Robertson’s electorate office in Wellington. Video/Mark Mitchell The son of a West Auckland dairy owner fatally stabbed in his shop eight years ago says his family has been failed by the justice system after another alleged killing and his father’s … Read more

Hundreds protest against Government’s lack of response to business crime and Sandringham dairy killing

Hundreds have attended a protest against the Government’s law and order policies in Queen St, Auckland. Video / Alex Burton Hundreds of dairy owners and supporters have gathered in central Auckland to protest against what they call the Government’s lack of response to the ongoing business crime and rising violence, including the death of Sandringham … Read more

Sandringham dairy attack: Owners to get emergency police alert watches, business group announces

Central North Island rocked by 5.6 magnitude earthquake, a potential breakthrough in Alzheimer’s medication & fuel stations fearing further ram raids in the latest New Zealand Herald headlines. Video/NZ Herald After last week’s fatal stabbing at an Auckland dairy, a business association has announced free wearable emergency watches for dairy owners in the area. Sandringham … Read more

Sandringham dairy attack: Police boost focus on retail crime and extend gang operation after stabbing

Dairies across the country have closed their doors today to protest at the rising number of burglars and to stand in solidarity after the death of Janek Patel who died in an aggravated robbery. Video/NZ Herald Police will “sharpen their focus” on retail crime, increase patrols and include prolific offenders in an existing operation targeting … Read more

Dairy protest extends to PM, deputy PM’s electorate offices

Dairies and shops around New Zealand closed their doors for several hours this afternoon, uniting in a nationwide protest following the fatal stabbing of dairy worker Janak Patel in Auckland’s Sandringham last Wednesday night. Dairies close their doors in protest against the retail crime wave. (Source: 1News) Organizer Sunny Kaushal said the protest was intended … Read more