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Successful search and rescue exercise, Papamoa Beach - Motiti Island

Saturday, 2 December 2023, 6:29 pm | New Zealand Police

Bay of Plenty District Assistant SAR Coordinator Aimee Dawson: A major Search and Rescue exercise at Motiti Island and Papamoa Beach has concluded. The exercise was part of NZSAR's Operation Whakarauora Tangata, and saw Police join with Land Search ... More >>

Update - Arrest Following Death In Mount Wellington

Saturday, 2 December 2023, 2:57 pm | New Zealand Police

Detective Senior Sergeant Greg Brand:  A 40-year-old woman has been charged with murder following a man’s death in Mt Wellington yesterday afternoon. Police are not seeking anyone else in relation to the death.  “A scene examination ... More >>

Fatal Crash, SH3, Urenui, Taranaki

Saturday, 2 December 2023, 2:56 pm | New Zealand Police

Police can confirm that one person has died following a crash on State Highway 3/Main North Road, west of Urenui. The crash was reported to Police just after 11:20am Friday 2 December. One person died at the scene and two people were transported to hospital ... More >>

Arrest And Seizures Following Search Warrants In Wairarapa

Saturday, 2 December 2023, 1:21 am | New Zealand Police

29 November Police have executed search warrants at residences across the Wairarapa today, resulting in one arrest and the seizure of drugs, weapons and a vehicle. A 28-year-old man is due to appear in Masterton District Court on 30 November, facing ... More >>

Taking The Sting Out Of The Killer Bees - Gang Members Arrested, Drugs And Money Seized As Part Of Operation Bear

Saturday, 2 December 2023, 1:13 am | New Zealand Police

Detective Senior Sergeant Shane Dye, Tasman Organised Crime Unit: Police have arrested 11 gang members, filed 67 charges, and restrained vehicles, jet skis and more than 100 pairs of high-end shoes as part of Operation Bear. The operation, which began ... More >>

Police investigating sudden death in Mt Wellington

Friday, 1 December 2023, 3:50 pm | New Zealand Police

An investigation is underway into a man’s death in Mt Wellington this afternoon. Police arrived at the residential building on Lynton Road just before 2pm. Detective Senior Sergeant Greg Brand, Auckland City East CIB, says it was reported a man had ... More >>

Multi-million Dollar Crime Syndicate Busted In Tāmaki Makaurau

Friday, 1 December 2023, 3:28 pm | New Zealand Police

A multi-agency investigation has dismantled an Auckland criminal syndicate being operated by Vietnamese nationals. The ongoing operation by New Zealand Police and the Ministry of Business, Employment and Innovation (MBIE) resulted in 10 arrests, ... More >>

Arrest Made In Relation To Disappearance Of Missing Man Harley Shrimpton

Friday, 1 December 2023, 2:26 pm | New Zealand Police

A man is due in court today charged with kidnapping in relation to the disappearance of Tauranga man Harley Shrimpton. Police hold significant concerns for the wellbeing of Mr Shrimpton, who was reported missing to Police by family members on 17 November, ... More >>

Fatality following water related incident, Riversdale Beach

Friday, 1 December 2023, 1:21 pm | New Zealand Police

A man has been located deceased after he went snorkelling off the coast of Riversdale Beach yesterday afternoon. Police with the assistance of Police Search and Rescue, Surf Life Saving, Wairarapa Helicopters and Westpac Rescue Helicopter conducted searches ... More >>

Have you seen Rose?

Friday, 1 December 2023, 12:32 pm | New Zealand Police

Wellington Police are appealing for the public’s help to find 31-year-old Rose Pahima. She was last seen on Tuesday 21 November, leaving a premises on Whitehouse Road in Titahi Bay on foot. Police and Rose’s family have concerns for her wellbeing. ... More >>

Road Closure, SH3, Urenui

Friday, 1 December 2023, 11:25 am | New Zealand Police

State Highway 3/Main North Road is closed after a serious crash just west of Urenui. It was reported around 11:20am and it involved more than one vehicle. Initial indications are there are serious injuries. Motorists are asked to avoid the area, and expect ... More >>

Second Arrest Made In Stoke Homicide Investigation

Friday, 1 December 2023, 11:07 am | New Zealand Police

Police can advise that a second person is due in court today in relation to the death of James Whitikau Barton in Stoke on Friday 10 November. A 30-year-old woman has been charged with accessory after the fact to murder. The 33-year-old man earlier ... More >>

Serious Crash – Hūkerenui

Friday, 1 December 2023, 8:47 am | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are responding to reports of a serious crash in Hūkerenui this afternoon. The crash, involving one vehicle on State Highway 1, was reported to Police around 5.05pm. Initial indications suggest two people have received critical injuries. ... More >>

Have You Seen Jonelle?

Friday, 1 December 2023, 8:32 am | New Zealand Police

Dunedin Police are appealing for the public’s help to find 49-year-old Jonelle Churchman. She was last seen leaving her home on Patrick Street about 8am today, and is believed to be on foot. Jonelle is described as being a solid build, approximately ... More >>

Kayak Owner Located, Raumati Beach

Friday, 1 December 2023, 8:31 am | New Zealand Police

The owner of the kayak Police discovered upturned earlier this morning has been located safe and well. Police wish to thank everybody who provided assistance. More >>

Police Seize Significant Amount Of Cash And Drugs In Whanganui

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 3:30 pm | New Zealand Police

Four people are before the courts and Police have seized thousands in cash and a kilo of illicit drugs following search warrants in the Whanganui area. Operation Arch is part of the ongoing efforts to target the distribution of illegal drugs in ... More >>

Man Charged With Manslaughter Following Alleged Illegal Street Racing

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 2:53 pm | New Zealand Police

Police have charged an Auckland man with manslaughter, following an investigation into an incident that occurred while illegal street racing was taking place. The initial incident occurred after 11pm on 19 May 2023 in East Tamaki, at the intersection ... More >>

Police Issue Urgent Appeal For Information After Kayak Located Upturned

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 2:36 pm | New Zealand Police

Police issue urgent appeal for information after kayak located upturned Police are working to locate the owner/occupant of a kayak located this morning upturned off the coast of Raumati Beach. Police are actively conducting enquiries to determine ... More >>

Foxton Homicide - Arrests Made

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 1:50 pm | New Zealand Police

Police investigating the homicide of Foxton man Dean Kahukiwa have made arrests for murder and arson. Mr Kahukiwa’s body was located inside a building on Reeve Street that had been set alight in the early hours of Wednesday 27 September. Police ... More >>

Manawatu Police appeal for information on suspicious fire

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 1:15 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are investigating a suspicious fire in Palmerston North. The fire at a commercial property in Matipo Lane occurred early this morning. No injuries were reported. As part of our investigation, Police are appealing for sightings of any suspicious activity ... More >>





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