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Crime Spree Short Lived With Swift Arrests Following Huntly Burglaries

Friday, 23 February 2024, 3:53 pm | New Zealand Police

Senior Sergeant Joanne Porima, Waikato West Police: Two men have been arrested and charged with offending relating to two burglaries in Huntly last night. At around 11:15pm Police responded to Great South Road after reports of offenders breaking ... More >>

Enquiries Continue To Locate Man In Hilltop Incident

Friday, 23 February 2024, 9:14 am | New Zealand Police

Enquiries are ongoing to locate an identified man following an incident in the Taupō suburb of Hilltop yesterday afternoon. “This man knows who he is, and so do we. Come forward sooner rather than later, there is no need to make it harder than it ... More >>

Message From Taupō Police After Hilltop Incident

Friday, 23 February 2024, 8:57 am | New Zealand Police

Police have identified the person they are seeking following an incident in Taupō’s Hilltop area this afternoon. The man remains at large and police from Taupō, and the wider Bay of Plenty Policing District remain in the area. “You know who you ... More >>

Fatal Crash: SH 77, Windwhistle

Friday, 23 February 2024, 8:53 am | New Zealand Police

A person has died following a serious crash at Windwhistle in Selwyn this afternoon. The crash happened at the intersection of Rakaia Gorge Road (State Highway 77) and Leaches Road about 1.30pm. One driver suffered minor injuries, while the other died ... More >>

Southern Police Investigating Suspicious House Fire

Friday, 23 February 2024, 8:52 am | New Zealand Police

Police are investigating a suspicious house fire that occurred early on Wednesday morning on Elswick Street in Waikaia. Emergency services were called just after midnight. Thankfully nobody was injured, but the house sustained extensive damage. Police want ... More >>

Man Faces Extra Charges In Ōtara Investigation

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 7:02 pm | New Zealand Police

Police have laid additional charges as a result of an investigation into an assault at Ōtara Creek Reserve in January. Earlier this month, Police arrested a man over the incident in the early hours of 18 January 2024. Now, Police have charged the ... More >>

Wing 373: Police Graduates On Way To Districts

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 3:52 pm | New Zealand Police

New Zealand Police welcomed 51 new officers today as wing 373 celebrated their success in front of whānau and friends. In attendance was Commissioner of Police Andrew Coster with members of the Police executive, The Hon Nicole McKee, Minister for Courts ... More >>

Police, DIA send warning as investigation delivers an alleged text scammer ring

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 3:50 pm | New Zealand Police

New Zealand authorities have connected on a significant cybercrime operation and charged two for their role in an alleged phishing scam, which targeted Kiwis with millions of fraudulent texts. Under Operation Cargo, New Zealand Police, working ... More >>

Fatal Crash, State Highway 43, The Forgotten Highway

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 3:12 pm | New Zealand Police

One person has died following a crash on State Highway 43, also known as The Forgotten Highway. At around 8.40am on Tuesday 20 February Police were alerted to a vehicle submerged in a waterway beside State Highway 43, in Tangarakau Gorge. Attending Police ... More >>

Five Arrested Following City Assault

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 1:20 pm | New Zealand Police

Police camera operators are keeping a keen eye over incidents in central Auckland, no matter the time of day. Early this morning, a camera operator and frontline Police worked together to take five people into custody following an assault. Auckland City ... More >>

Multiple Motorbikes Seized Following Paeroa Gang Tangi

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 2:54 pm | New Zealand Police

Multiple motorbikes have been seized as Police had an increased presence in the Waikato town of Paeroa today for the tangi of a Waikato-based gang member. A contingent of gang members travelled from across Waikato, Auckland and Bay of Plenty to the ... More >>

Police Put Prolific Posse In Their Sights

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 12:53 pm | New Zealand Police

A Police investigation has brought a halt to an alleged spree of offending across parts of Northland. In the past week, a series of arrests have been made targeting a group of associates for incidents that have occurred in Ōmāpere, Opononi and ... More >>

Rocky Escape: Police Scale Up Warnings To Stay Safe

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 10:46 am | New Zealand Police

Police are urging our local fishing enthusiasts to please stay safe while dropping a line. <img src="" width="720" height="540"> In the early hours of Friday ... More >>

Person found deceased following fire, Westland

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 9:07 am | New Zealand Police

One person has been found deceased following a house bus fire in Westland this morning. Emergency services were called to the Blue Spur property about 4am. One person made it out of the house bus unharmed, however sadly a second person was located deceased. ... More >>

Update: The Terrace - Wellington

Monday, 19 February 2024, 6:25 pm | New Zealand Police

The Terrace between Bowen Street and Aurora Terrace has reopened. Police wish to thank motorists for their patience while the road was closed. More >>

Update: Grenada Road - Wellington

Monday, 19 February 2024, 6:24 pm | New Zealand Police

Grenada Road and the Churton Park-Glenside on-ramp has reopened. Police wish to thank motorists for their patience while the road was closed. More >>

Four Youths Surrender Following Fleeing Driver Incident

Monday, 19 February 2024, 5:16 pm | New Zealand Police

Four people were taken into custody overnight following a team effort from Police. Just before 2am, the driver of a stolen vehicle travelling along Roscommon Place, Clendon fled from Police. Counties Manukau Central Area Prevention Manager, Inspector ... More >>

Police Turn Up The Heat In Theft Investigation

Monday, 19 February 2024, 1:41 pm | New Zealand Police

Police have made an arrest over a brazen theft from a trade store in Westgate late last month. The theft, at an address on Northside Drive, was reported around 5.20pm on Sunday 21 January. Waitematā West Relieving Area Commander, Inspector Jason Edwards, ... More >>

Suspected Gas Leak Closes Road In Kamo

Monday, 19 February 2024, 10:49 am | New Zealand Police

Police are assisting FENZ with a possible gas leak on Station Road, Kamo. We were notified of the incident at around 9.50am. Station Road has been closed to traffic from Kamo Road until the intersection with Farmer Street. Police are assisting with ... More >>

Northern Motorway: Northbound Lanes Reopen Following Incident

Monday, 19 February 2024, 9:24 am | New Zealand Police

A section of the Northern Motorway is being reopened following an earlier incident where there were concerns for a person’s wellbeing. Police were notified of the incident at the Sunset Road overbridge on State Highway 1 at around 8.35am. One person ... More >>





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