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Second fixed speed camera for Wellington – Petone motorway

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 3:55 pm | New Zealand Police

Motorists driving between Wellington and Petone will now see a new fixture – the housing for a second fixed speed camera on this stretch of motorway. More >>

Mount Maunganui: Search underway for boy swept out to sea

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 1:38 pm | New Zealand Police

A major search and rescue operation is underway to find a 5-year-old boy missing in the water at Mount Maunganui. The alarm was raised at approximately 11.50am. A woman and three young children had been playing on the shoreline in an area known ... More >>

Staying safe on Canterbury roads

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 12:52 pm | New Zealand Police

In the last two weeks in Canterbury there have been several serious crashes, some of which have unfortunately resulted in fatalities. Despite this the number of road fatalities in Canterbury during September 2014 were the second lowest in the last ... More >>

Small rise in HB crime

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 12:32 pm | New Zealand Police

Crime in Hawke’s Bay has risen slightly over the last financial year, with 15,418 offences recorded. More >>

Tairawhiti crime drops 7.8 per cent

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 12:24 pm | New Zealand Police

A strong focus on preventing crime and community partnerships has resulted in a 7.8 per cent drop in Tairawhiti crime, police say. More >>

Waikato District sees small increase in crime

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 12:22 pm | New Zealand Police

The Waikato District experienced a 1.9% increase in total recorded crime for the 2013/14 year. Waikato Police District Commander Superintendent Bruce Bird says "Obviously it's not the picture we'd like to see - we're committed to reducing crime further ... More >>

Auckland City records further drop

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 12:21 pm | New Zealand Police

The downward trend in recorded crime continues in Auckland City with the latest fiscal year results showing a further five per cent reduction in total crime for the 2013/14 year. This is on top of the previous (2012/13) result of a 16.8 per cent drop in ... More >>

Motor vehicle crash near Rolleston

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 11:58 am | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are attending a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Weedons Ross Road and Maddisons Road near Rolleston involving two vehicles, one trailing a horse float. More >>

Tasman crime rate continues to fall

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 11:50 am | New Zealand Police

Total crime for the Tasman Police District has fallen by -2.9 percent in the year to June 2014. More >>

Bay of Plenty crime rate at another record low

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 11:48 am | New Zealand Police

A continued focus on prevention and victims is believed to be a significant factor in the 11.7% reduction in crime recorded in the Bay of Plenty in year to 30 June, 2014. More >>

Driver charged over jogger's death

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 11:45 am | New Zealand Police

Hawera Police have now charged a man in relation to the death of Deanne Cooper who was killed while jogging on Ohangai Road, Hawera, on 26 May, 2014. More >>

Canterbury crime falls to record low level

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 11:44 am | New Zealand Police

Recorded crime in Canterbury District is now at a record low after falling by nearly 9 percent from in the 2013/14 financial year. More >>

Police Prevention First Strategy Working in Southland

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 11:42 am | New Zealand Police

The police's prevention first strategy is continuing to create positive results in the Southland policing area, achieving a further 5% crime reduction for the year to 30 June 2014 and a 53.9% resolution rate. More >>

Central District fiscal year crime statistics — 2013/2014

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 11:39 am | New Zealand Police

For the seventh year in a row crime continues to trend downward in the Central Police District. More >>

Prevention Focus Results in Otago Rural Crime Reduction

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 11:37 am | New Zealand Police

A strong prevention focus from police in Otago Rural (the local authority areas of Queenstown Lakes and Central Otago) has achieved continued reductions in total crime for the year to 30 June 2014. More >>

Crime in Dunedin Clutha Waitaki Policing Area Drops By 5%

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 11:36 am | New Zealand Police

Reported total crime in the Dunedin Clutha Waitaki Policing Area has decreased by 5% in the year to 30 June 2014 according to figures released today through Statistics New Zealand. More >>

Recorded crime in Northland up by 1.1 percent

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 11:35 am | New Zealand Police

Crime statistics released today show that recorded crime in Northland was up by 1.1 percent in the 2013/2014 fiscal year. A total of 15,657 offences were recorded for 2013/2014, compared to 15,490 for 2012/2013. More >>

Crime drops by 3.2 % in the 2013 / 2014 financial year

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 11:21 am | New Zealand Police

Criminal offences dropped by 3.2 % in the last financial year according to figures released today through Statistics New Zealand. More >>

Tauranga Police seek witnesses to Dairy robbery

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 9:14 am | New Zealand Police

Tauranga Police are seeking witnesses to the aggravated robbery of the Bellvue Superette in Windsor Road Tauranga this evening. More >>

Motor vehicle crash on SH1 at Waikuku

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 9:10 am | New Zealand Police

Police can confirm that a 19 year old man who was flown to Christchurch Hospital in a critical condition yesterday following a three-vehicle crash on SH1 at Waikuku has passed away this morning. More >>



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