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High Number Of Southern Motorists Stopped With Vast Majority Complying

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 6:49 pm | New Zealand Police

Southern District were pleased with the response and compliance of motorists at checkpoints across the district today. There have been 10 checkpoints across Southern District today and in general compliance was good with only a handful or motorists ... More >>

Arrests In Relation To Dunedin Service Station Incidents + Appeal For Information

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 5:02 pm | New Zealand Police

Three men have been arrested and charged following two serious incidents at service stations in Dunedin last month. On the evening of Monday 23 March, three men were reported to have entered a Z service station on Kaikorai Valley Road, Kaikorai Valley, ... More >>

Taranaki man sentenced to jail for spitting at Police

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 3:40 pm | New Zealand Police

Police acknowledge the sentencing of a man in New Plymouth District Court today on a charge of aggravated assault on Police where the man spat at Police staff. More >>

Name Release - Oxford Street, Waimakariri Crash

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 1:19 pm | New Zealand Police

Police can confirm the name of the cyclist killed in a crash on Oxford Street, Waimakariri last Thursday, April 2. He was 48-year-old Clinton Hoeben, of Fernside. Police’s thoughts are with Mr Hoeben’s family at this time. The crash remains under investigation. More >>

Holidaymakers turned back in Tasman

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 12:49 pm | New Zealand Police

At a checkpoint on SH6 south of Murchison this morning Police have stopped all vehicles to ensure those on the road are undertaking essential travel. More >>

Northland Police Urge Boaties To Stay Off The Water

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 11:27 am | New Zealand Police

Northland Police are urging those who might be heading for the boat ramp this Easter Weekend - change your plans. Traditionally Northland is a destination for those looking to head away for the weekend. However, Police are urging those people to stay home. ... More >>

Waikato Police Urge People To Stay At Home And Stay Safe This Easter

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 11:04 am | New Zealand Police

Waikato Police will be busy across the District this Easter as we work to make sure our communities are safe and protected during the Covid-19 Alert Level 4 restriction period. This is always a popular time of year for travel to holiday towns and catching ... More >>

Police Investigating Assault In Orewa

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 9:14 am | New Zealand Police

Police are appealing for information from the Orewa community after a woman in her 60’s was assaulted while out walking, last Sunday night. More >>

Successful Meth Bust In Dunedin

Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 8:53 pm | New Zealand Police

Please attribute to Detective Inspector Shona Low, Southern Criminal Investigation – Manager: Southern Police has taken down another organised crime gang in Dunedin after $40,000 in cash and methamphetamine was seized following a search warrant at ... More >>

Information Sought Following Spitting Incident In Rangiora

Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 8:50 pm | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police are seeking help from the public to identify two young people that were in the Dudley Park area, near Church Street, Rangiora this afternoon around 3.20pm. The two males, aged around 14 years, were Caucasian and riding BMX bikes. ... More >>

Arrest, Items Seized In Relation To Ongoing Investigation

Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 4:13 pm | New Zealand Police

Detective Senior Sergeant Greg Turner: A man has been arrested and firearms, drugs and cash seized at two central Tauranga properties today. Western Bay of Plenty Police earlier executed two search warrants in relation to an ongoing investigation into ... More >>

Firearms, drugs recovered in Thames search warrant

Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 3:28 pm | New Zealand Police

With the support of the Armed Offenders Squad and Eagle Helicopter, Police executed a search warrant at a property on Kauaeranga Valley Road, Thames this morning. More >>

Stay Home And Off The Road

Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 2:31 pm | New Zealand Police

While Easter is coming up and a lot of people probably had plans to go out of town, those plans need to change says Acting Superintendent Gini Welch, National Manager for Road Policing. “Most years Police remind people to drive safely for the holiday ... More >>

Local Tip-offs Lead To Arrest, Cheviot

Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 1:52 pm | New Zealand Police

An off-duty officer in Cheviot has taken a wanted offender off the streets, thanks to tips from vigilant locals. The officer, who was on his day off yesterday, started receiving calls from locals who had noticed a black ute acting suspiciously in the ... More >>

Three Arrested In Relation To Hamilton Robberies

Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 9:33 am | New Zealand Police

Hamilton Police investigating three aggravated robberies of dairies have executed multiple search warrants resulting in the arrest of three people. The robberies started in the Hamilton area in February with the last one being committed on 30 March. All ... More >>

A Message From Police: Have A Safe Easter – At Home

Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 8:12 am | New Zealand Police

Attributed to Police Commissioner Andrew Coster Police is urging New Zealanders to stay safe by staying home this Easter. Police will be ramping up visibility in communities and on the roads including operating checkpoints over the Easter period, ... More >>

Update - Missing Man, Napier

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 6:46 pm | New Zealand Police

The 71-year-old man reported missing from Napier earlier today has now been found safe. Police would like to thank the public for their assistance. ENDS More >>

Arrests Following Queenstown Drug Operation

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 5:43 pm | New Zealand Police

Three people have been arrested following a four-month-long investigation into the flow of methamphetamine into Queenstown and the surrounding area. This morning the operation culminated with Police executing search warrants in Queenstown and Christchurch. ... More >>

Missing Person - Have You Seen James Edwards?

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 5:28 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are asking for the public's help finding 71-year-old James Edwards, commonly known as Jim, who has been reported missing from his Morris Spence Avenue, Napier address. He left Morris Spence Ave early this morning and has not been seen since. ... More >>

Police Appeal For Information On Missing Man Julian Varley

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 4:37 pm | New Zealand Police

Western Bay of Plenty Police are asking for the public’s help with any information that might help us locate 31-year-old Julian James Varley. Police now hold serious fears for the safety and wellbeing of Julian, who has been missing from the Tauranga ... More >>



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