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Police Operation Focused On Preventing Firearms Getting Into The Hands Of Criminals

Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 8:40 am | New Zealand Police

A national operation launched by Police in February targeting the disruption and prevention of firearms-related violence by criminal gangs and organised criminal groups is already seeing results. Since Operation Tauwhiro launched in February, ... More >>

2021 Race Unity Speech Awards

Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 8:38 am | New Zealand Police

Be the change, don’t sit back and wait for the Government to fix race relations in Aotearoa, was the message from Lucia-Tui Bernards, a Year 12 student from Tawa College who today won this year’s Race Unity Speech Awards. In an inspiring and ... More >>

Police Seeking Witnesses After Crash Off Northwestern Motorway

Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 8:36 am | New Zealand Police

Police investigating a high-speed crash on Auckland’s North Western Motorway are seeking witnesses to the crash itself and the erratic high-speed driving that came before it. Around 8:25pm yesterday, a white 2011 Mercedes Benz E63, registration ... More >>

elays Expected Following SH2 Crash, Whakamarama - Bay Of Plenty

Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 8:35 am | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are attending the scene of a two-car crash at the intersection of SH2 and Youngson Road. Police received a report of the crash at 7am. One person has sustained serious injuries and another person moderate injuries. One northbound ... More >>

Fatal Crash, Methven

Saturday, 8 May 2021, 12:00 pm | New Zealand Police

A person has died following a single-vehicle crash east of Methven this morning. Police responded following a report that a car had crashed into a tree at the intersection of Back Track and Woods Road around 6:15am. The single occupant of the car has died ... More >>

Incident - Auckland City

Saturday, 8 May 2021, 5:17 am | New Zealand Police

May 7, 2021 The Auckland Motorway is closed under the Maioro Road overbridge as Police attend an incident there. All westbound lanes are blocked, affecting traffic looking to enter the Waterview Tunnel. Please avoid travel in this area if possible, ... More >>

Whangarei Police Appeal For Witnesses To Assault

Saturday, 8 May 2021, 5:03 am | New Zealand Police

May 7, 2021 Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious assault in Whangārei last week to come forward. At about 6.30am on April 27th a man got out of his vehicle and approached the victim before allegedly assaulting him and attempting to flee ... More >>

Update: Operation Victoria - Arrests Made Following Serious Assaults

Friday, 7 May 2021, 4:46 pm | New Zealand Police

Christchurch Police conducting warrants today in relation to three serious assaults in March located and seized firearms and ammunition. The firearms, a shotgun, rifle and AR-15-style semi-automatic, were located at one of the addresses. Three men, ... More >>

Arrest Following Threats To Member Of Parliament

Friday, 7 May 2021, 4:16 pm | New Zealand Police

A 25-year-old man has been charged in relation to recent threats to Member of Parliament Simeon Brown. The man was arrested today without incident at a Lower Hutt property. “I would like to acknowledge the outstanding work of our staff from both the Criminal ... More >>

Police Enquiries Continue At Gloriavale

Friday, 7 May 2021, 3:44 pm | New Zealand Police

West Coast Area Commander Inspector Jacqui Corner: Police and Oranga Tamariki have now concluded four days of interviews at Gloriavale. A significant number of community members were spoken with in relation to a range of alleged offending, including sexual ... More >>

Police Commitments To Strengthening Alternative Resolutions Process

Friday, 7 May 2021, 3:38 pm | New Zealand Police

Today, Police is launching a project to review the Formal Warning policy to ensure it remains appropriate and operational staff are consistently delivering warnings according to the policy. “Formal Warnings are one of a number of the tools Police ... More >>

Road Reopens After Fire - Eastern

Friday, 7 May 2021, 2:38 pm | New Zealand Police

State Highway 50 in Ashley Clinton, Hawke's Bay has reopened following an earlier closure for a scrub fire. More >>

Traffic Delays On SH6 - Tasman

Friday, 7 May 2021, 2:20 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are responding to a vehicle collision on SH6 on Collins Valley Road in Whangamoa, Nelson. The road is down to one lane and motorists are advised to expect delays. More >>

Tauranga Police Seek Witnesses To Aggravated Robbery

Friday, 7 May 2021, 2:19 pm | New Zealand Police

Bay of Plenty Police are seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery which occurred at a premises in Maungatapu on Wednesday. At about 11:30pm a male entered the premises, which was open at the time. He was holding a firearm and threatened staff. He removed ... More >>

Update - Bulls Traffic Delays - Central

Friday, 7 May 2021, 12:13 pm | New Zealand Police

After a truck hit a power pole at the intersection of SH1 and SH3 in Bulls at 9.40am this morning, traffic management is now directing traffic. An earlier release said that a detour around the site would be in place, however, workers have since been ... More >>

Truck Versus Power Pole In Bulls - Central

Friday, 7 May 2021, 10:36 am | New Zealand Police

A truck has hit a power pole at the intersection of SH1 and SH3 in Bulls this morning. The road is closed around the area and it’s expected to take several hours to clear. Northbound traffic are advised to take Taumaihi Street, then High Street to re-join ... More >>

Operation Victoria: Arrests Made Following Serious Assaults

Friday, 7 May 2021, 10:35 am | New Zealand Police

Christchurch Police have today made arrests in relation to three serious assaults in the central city on 21 March. The three arrests follow a number of early morning search warrants at addresses associated to the King Cobras gang. The addresses targeted ... More >>

Police Acknowledge Sentencing In Relation To Operation Lion

Friday, 7 May 2021, 10:23 am | New Zealand Police

Detective Senior Sergeant Albie Alexander, Counties Manukau Police: Police acknowledge the sentencing today for the two men responsible for the murder of Chris Bush and aggravated robbery at the Red Fox Tavern during Labour weekend, 1987. This concludes ... More >>

Serious Crash - River Road, Ngāruawāhia - Waikato

Friday, 7 May 2021, 6:09 am | New Zealand Police

May 6, 2021 Police can now confirm that one person has died following a crash between a car and a truck on River Road, near Ngāruawāhia this afternoon. Emergency services were advised of the crash just after 3pm. The Serious Crash Unit attended however ... More >>

Update - Firearms Incident, Christchurch

Friday, 7 May 2021, 6:03 am | New Zealand Police

May 6, 2021 Superintendent Lane Todd, Canterbury Metro Area Commander: The 23-year-old man who was being sought by Police in relation to a firearms related event in Burnside today has now been located by Police. The man will appear in the Christchurch District ... More >>