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Traffic Congestion Following Crash - Frankton, Hamilton - Waikato

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 4:02 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are responding to a crash at the roundabout connecting Norton Road and Lincoln Street in Frankton, Hamilton. The crash, between a car and a motorbike, occurred about 3:35pm. One person is in a serious condition. Traffic is building and motorists ... More >>

Police Seeking Sightings Of Wanted Man Sean Broderick

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 12:59 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are currently searching for Sean Broderick, aged 53, who has active warrants for his arrest. Broderick was located by Police this morning near Greenhithe wharf but jumped into the water to evade officers and swam across to Paremoremo near Buckleys ... More >>

Search And Rescue Exercise - Pauanui

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 10:12 am | New Zealand Police

Waikato’s Annual Search And Rescue Exercise Is Being Held In Pauanui On The Weekend Of 13 And 14 March, And Police Are Requesting The Support Of The Public. The Exercise Will Be Attended By LandSAR Volunteers From Across The Waikato District And Will ... More >>

Police Pleased Overall With Compliance In Auckland Under Alert Level 3

Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 12:17 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are pleased with the compliance of motorists as officers continue to stop and question vehicles at 10 checkpoints across Tāmaki Makaurau. Official figures measured between 6am on Sunday 28th February and 3.30pm on Monday 1st March reveal ... More >>

Police Committed To Improving Workplace Culture

Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 12:01 pm | New Zealand Police

Police has welcomed today’s report into Police culture by the Independent Police Conduct Authority (IPCA) as providing a deeper understanding of where the organisation needs to focus its efforts in its drive to make Police a better place to work. “A ... More >>

Update - Shooting Incident, West Quay, Napier

Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 11:14 am | New Zealand Police

One of the two men apprehended yesterday in relation to the discharge of a firearm at West Quay on Sunday 28 February has been charged. A 27-year-old man appeared in the Napier District Court yesterday charged with two counts of wounding with intent ... More >>

Name Release – Fatal Crash, SH2, Takapau

Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 9:13 am | New Zealand Police

Police can now release the name of the motorcyclist who died in a crash at the intersection of State Highway 2 and Maharakeke Road early yesterday morning. He was Lance Raymond Perry, 60, of Waipukurau. Police extend their condolences to Mr Perry’s family ... More >>

Waiohau Homicide Victim Named

Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 6:42 am | New Zealand Police

Police can now name the man who died following a stabbing in Waiohau near Whakatane on 28 February. He was 31-year-old Jamaine Wharton. The investigation into his death is ongoing. More >>

Operation Horn: Police Look To Identify People In Queens Park, Invercargill

Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 6:28 am | New Zealand Police

Police look to identify these two people Senior Constable David Loader: Police searching for missing man Raymond Horn would like to speak to two people who were in Queens Park, Invercargill at about 2.20pm on Monday 15 February. We know Raymond was in ... More >>

Appeal For Video Footage Following Fatal Police Shooting In Papatoetoe

Monday, 1 March 2021, 4:30 pm | New Zealand Police

Attributed to Detective Inspector Aaron Pascoe. Police are continuing to investigate the death of Tangaru-Noere Turia who was shot by Police following a serious incident in Papatoetoe on Thursday evening. Police were called to Avis Avenue at around 5.47pm ... More >>

Update: Arrest Made, Alexandra Stabbing

Monday, 1 March 2021, 4:27 pm | New Zealand Police

Police have arrested a 28-year-old man in relation to a stabbing in Alexandra last week. The man handed himself into the Alexandra Police Station this morning. He has been charged with wounds with intent to cause grievous bodily harm along with a number ... More >>

Update - Shooting Incident On West Quay, Napier

Monday, 1 March 2021, 2:11 pm | New Zealand Police

Early this morning, Hawke’s Bay Police apprehended two males who they believe are closely connected to the incident involving the discharge of a firearm at West Quay outside a number of licensed premises around 12:30am on the morning of Sunday ... More >>

Appeal For Potential Witnesses To Octagon Assault

Monday, 1 March 2021, 2:08 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are continuing to investigate a serious assault in Dunedin on Saturday 13 February. Two men were taken to hospital with serious injuries after an altercation with two other men at around 3am. The two victims have advised that they were offered ... More >>

Police Thank Motorists For Patience At Auckland Checkpoints

Monday, 1 March 2021, 1:40 pm | New Zealand Police

Inspector John Thornley, Road Policing Manager for Tāmaki Makaurau: Police want to acknowledge motorists for their patience and co-operation as we continue to process thousands of vehicles across checkpoints set up in Tāmaki Makaurau under Alert Level ... More >>

Update - Serious Assault In Pirimai, Napier

Monday, 1 March 2021, 1:18 pm | New Zealand Police

Police can advise that the victim of an assault in Pirimai, Napier, on 1 February 2021 has passed away in hospital yesterday. A 48-year-old woman had previously been charged with injuring with intent to cause grievous bodily harm in relation to the ... More >>

Enquiries Continue Following Death Of Rau Tongia

Monday, 1 March 2021, 1:04 pm | New Zealand Police

Detective Sergeant Steve Wescott: Police investigating the homicide of Rau Tongia in Karori on 20 December are making good progress and are not ruling out further arrests or charges. Enquiries continue to be made in relation to the firearm recovered ... More >>

Update – Serious Crash, SH2, Takapau - Eastern

Monday, 1 March 2021, 10:56 am | New Zealand Police

Police can confirm that one person has died following a serious crash in Central Hawkes Bay this morning. Emergency services were alerted at about 5:40am to the crash between a car and a motorcyclist on SH2 near the intersection with Maharakeke Road. ... More >>

Serious Crash - SH2, Takapau - Eastern

Monday, 1 March 2021, 7:16 am | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are attending a serious crash on State Highway 2, Takapau, in the Central Hawke's Bay. The crash occurred about 5:40am between a car and a motorcyclist, near the intersection with Maharakeke Road. One person has been injured and the Serious ... More >>

Serious Crash: Front Miranda Road, Miranda, Hauraki District - Waikato

Sunday, 28 February 2021, 7:15 pm | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are responding to a two-vehicle collision on Front Miranda Road, Miranda. The crash was reported to Police just before 6.30pm. One person is reported to be in a serious condition. The road is blocked and motorists are asked to avoid ... More >>

Police Encouraged By The Response To Alert Level Changes

Sunday, 28 February 2021, 5:53 pm | New Zealand Police

Police would like to thank the public for their patience and cooperation on the first day of checkpoints across the Auckland region under Alert Level 3 restrictions. While the rest of the country has moved to at Alert Level 2, Police continues to ... More >>