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Name Release - Hampton Downs Fatal Crash

Wednesday, 29 June 2022, 4:51 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are now in a position to release the name of the person who died following a crash in Hampton Downs on 4 June. He was 40-year-old Dmitry Zabiyaka, of Auckland. Police offers its condolences to his family and friends. Enquiries into the crash ... More >>

Appeal for information following burglary, Palmerston North

Wednesday, 29 June 2022, 5:12 am | New Zealand Police

Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a depot on Ferguson Street, Palmerston North overnight on Thursday 23 June. More >>

Update – Deceased Woman, Kau Bay

Tuesday, 28 June 2022, 5:22 pm | New Zealand Police

Following a post-mortem examination today, Police can confirm that the death of a woman found at Kau Bay yesterday is not being treated as suspicious. Police are making enquiries in relation to the death on behalf of the Coroner. Police are appealing ... More >>

Preliminary test confirms illicit substance was fentanyl

Tuesday, 28 June 2022, 4:05 pm | New Zealand Police

Preliminary test results have today confirmed the illicit substance consumed by a number of people in the Wairarapa over the weekend was fentanyl. "While these results are still preliminary, it's important that we now know exactly what we're ... More >>

Woman's Body Located - Police Seek Public's Help

Monday, 27 June 2022, 5:54 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are asking for the public’s help to identify the body of a woman found in the sea at Kau Bay near Miramar today. Police were initially alerted by a member of the public who noticed the body in the water at about 12.45pm. Her body was recovered ... More >>

Information Sought After Vehicle Thefts, Alexandra

Monday, 27 June 2022, 2:53 pm | New Zealand Police

Alexandra Police are asking for the public's help in relation to vehicles stolen in the area late last week. Some time overnight between Friday and Saturday, a white Atenza was reported stolen from Alexandra and found abandoned on Coal Creek Road ... More >>

Update: Glen Eden Homicide – Fourth Arrest Made

Monday, 27 June 2022, 2:25 pm | New Zealand Police

Waitematā Police have charged a woman in relation to an ongoing homicide investigation into the death of Benjamin Mcintosh. Mr Mcintosh was found in a critical condition in a Glen Eden carpark on the morning of Friday 3 June and later succumbed to his ... More >>

UPDATE - Serious crash, Hamilton - Waikato

Monday, 27 June 2022, 11:16 am | New Zealand Police

Police are now in a position to confirm one person has died following a crash in Hamilton this morning. More >>

Police Recruitment Community Event In Tokoroa Follows Launch

Monday, 27 June 2022, 10:47 am | New Zealand Police

In June, Police launched Puhikura, a campaign which has been created to attract more wahine Māori to join police. The candid documentary series shows wāhine Māori Police applicants telling their honest stories of what has held them back from being ... More >>

Update: Missing swimmer, Maruia Falls

Monday, 27 June 2022, 7:15 am | New Zealand Police

The search for the missing swimmer at Maruia Falls will continue next week. Staff have been searching the area again today in extremely challenging winter conditions, with very cold water temperatures and murky water. More >>

Man who escaped custody in Levin arrested

Monday, 27 June 2022, 7:09 am | New Zealand Police

A 41-year-old man who escaped from custody in Levin on 18 June has been located. Palmerston North Police arrested the man at a Highbury address this afternoon. He is scheduled to appear in Palmerston North District Court on Monday 27 June. More >>

Unprecedented result in National Race Unity Speech Awards

Monday, 27 June 2022, 7:05 am | New Zealand Police

For the first time in 22 years, two speakers have been named joint national champions in the annual Race Unity Speech Awards. Chief judge NZ Police Deputy Commissioner Wally Haumaha says it was impossible to choose a single national champion. “There ... More >>

Update: Police shooting Kaiapoi

Monday, 27 June 2022, 7:03 am | New Zealand Police

Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances after a man was shot by Police in Kaiapoi last night. More >>

Update: Sockburn homicide

Monday, 27 June 2022, 7:02 am | New Zealand Police

Police can now confirm a 37-year-old man has been charged with murder after the death of a woman in Sockburn yesterday afternoon. More >>

Man injured after Police shooting in Kaiapoi

Monday, 27 June 2022, 7:01 am | New Zealand Police

Police were alerted to a report of a man who was allegedly threatening a member of the public with a metal bar and a knife on Williams Street near Ohoka Road at around 7:20pm. More >>

Update – Search for swimmer, Maruia Falls

Monday, 27 June 2022, 7:00 am | New Zealand Police

The Police National Dive Squad completed a thorough search of the area today including the falls, the pool of water between the falls and the rivers edge and the river itself. More >>

Fatal crash, Northland

Monday, 27 June 2022, 6:58 am | New Zealand Police

One person has died in a motorcycle crash in Northland this afternoon.The crash, on Mangakahia Road, Nukutawhiti, was reported to Police at 4.40pm.There do not appear to have been any other vehicles involved in the crash. Enquiries into the circumstances ... More >>

2 men taken into custody following woman's death in Sockburn

Monday, 27 June 2022, 6:57 am | New Zealand Police

Christchurch Police have taken two men into custody following the death of a woman in Sockburn this afternoon. Emergency services responded to reports of a potential stabbing on Cheyenne Street at 4.20pm. On arrival, a woman was located critically ... More >>

Fatal crash - Karioitahi

Monday, 27 June 2022, 6:53 am | New Zealand Police

One person has died in a crash in Karioitahi, near Waiuku, today. At 8.30am today a caller reported seeing a car submerged in water near the intersection with Awhitu Road and Mayhead Road. Emergency services found a woman deceased in the car. Enquiries ... More >>

Building fire, Motueka

Monday, 27 June 2022, 6:52 am | New Zealand Police

Police are appealing for information from the public, following a building fire on Greenwood Street, Motueka yesterday morning. More >>