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One Person Injured In Crash - Wellington

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 5:52 pm | New Zealand Police

One person has serious injuries in the multi-car crash on Wellington's motorway north of the Aotea Quay on-ramp. Southbound traffic remains down to one lane. More >>

Wellington Motorway - Wellington

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 5:37 pm | New Zealand Police

Emergency services in Wellington are attending a multi-car crash that has brought the motorway down to one lane. It happened around 5:15pm about 500m north of the Aotea Quay off-ramp, southbound. Injury status of those involved is unclear at this ... More >>

Firearms Incident, Christchurch

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 5:31 pm | New Zealand Police

Brandon Jarden Police are appealing for sightings of 23-year-old Brandon Jarden, who is actively being sought by Police in relation to a firearms related event which occurred in Burnside, Christchurch shortly before 12pm today. He is considered dangerous ... More >>

Update: Taranaki Maunga - Family Statement

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 4:31 pm | New Zealand Police

Police have today recovered the bodies of two men who died while climbing Taranaki Maunga on Tuesday night. The formal identification process is still underway to confirm the men's identities, however Police believe them to be missing men Peter Kirkwood ... More >>

Rodney - Waitematā

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 4:30 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are in attendance at a single-vehicle crash on Annandale Road in Taupaki involving a motorcyclist. The crash was reported at around 3.45pm. The motorcyclist has died at the scene. Cordons are being put in place at the intersection of Annandale ... More >>

Man Sought For Sofitel Shooting Incident Arrested

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 4:05 pm | New Zealand Police

Police searching for a wanted man who was sought in relation to the firearms incident at the Sofitel Hotel in Auckland last month have arrested him today. The man was arrested this afternoon by Armed Offenders Squad members executing a search warrant ... More >>

Serious Crash - Waikato - Waikato

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 3:37 pm | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are responding to a serious crash involving a car and a truck on River Road, near Ngāruawāhia. One person is reported to be seriously injured. The road is closed while emergency services are at the scene. Motorists are advised ... More >>

Expert Panel On Technology Confirms Terms Of Reference

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 3:00 pm | New Zealand Police

A newly established independent expert panel, set up to advise Police on technology matters, has confirmed the way it will operate. As announced in March , the panel has been formed to provide advice and oversight of Police’s use of emergent technologies ... More >>

New Mobile Road Safety Bases In Eastern Makes District More Accessible

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 1:59 pm | New Zealand Police

The arrival of a new Mobile Road Safety Base will allow Eastern Police to access more remote parts of the district to stop drink drivers and reduce trauma on the roads. The six-metre-long VW Crafter van is one of two that will be based in the ... More >>

Grafton - Auckland City

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 12:38 pm | New Zealand Police

All lanes are now clear following an incident on the Northwestern Motorway at Grafton. One person has been transported to hospital in a moderate condition. More >>

Incident - Auckland City

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 12:18 pm | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are currently responding to an incident where a person has fallen from the Grafton Bridge onto the North Western motorway. The person has serious injuries and will be transported to hospital. One lane is currently blocked on the North Western ... More >>

Update: Bodies Recovered From Taranaki Maunga

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 9:53 am | New Zealand Police

Police can confirm the bodies of the two climbers on Taranaki Maunga have been recovered. The men's bodies were recovered shortly after 8am this morning with the assistance of the Taranaki Rescue Helicopter and Police Search and Rescue and Alpine Cliff Rescue ... More >>

Whakarongo Pīkari Top Of Newly Appointed Central District Commander’s Agenda

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 5:10 am | New Zealand Police

Superintendent Scott Fraser (right) with Taranaki Area Commander Inspector Belinda Dewar Superintendent Scott Fraser was welcomed into his new position as Central District Commander with a pöwhiri at the Te Rangimarie Marae in Rangiotu on Wednesday. He ... More >>

Serious Crash In Waiohau - Bay Of Plenty

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 5:19 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are responding to a crash between a truck and a car on Galatea Road in Waiohau at 4.30pm this afternoon. One person has serious injuries and the crash is blocking parts of the road. Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible. More >>

Update: Recovery Operation Underway On Taranaki Maunga

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 4:42 pm | New Zealand Police

Due to the conditions encountered today on Taranaki Maunga, the teams deployed to recover the bodies of two climbers have not been successful. All Police and Alpine Cliff Rescue personnel have now left the mountain for the night. It is expected the ... More >>

Arrest Following Incident On Crown Range In March

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 4:18 pm | New Zealand Police

A man has been arrested following a reported assault on the Crown Range in late March. Detective Senior Sergeant Malcolm Inglis says a 21-year-old man reported being flagged down by a stranded motorist about 10pm on Friday 26 March. “He reported ... More >>

New Tech To Improve Brake Safety

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 4:11 pm | New Zealand Police

New mobile roller brake testers and thermal imaging devices will improve road safety and reduce the risk of a serious injury or death on our roads as a result of a heavy vehicle brake failure. The new technology will improve road safety and reduce the ... More >>

Police Locate Body In Search For Missing Diver Off Little Barrier Island

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 3:45 pm | New Zealand Police

Police searching for a female diver who went missing near Little Barrier Island yesterday afternoon have located a body today. The body was located by the Police dive squad. The family of the missing diver have been advised and our thoughts are ... More >>

Police Attending Workplace Accident - Wiri

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 3:09 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are in attendance at a workplace accident in Wiri, Auckland. The incident was reported to Police shortly after 2pm at a premise on Ash Road. One person has died at the scene. Worksafe NZ have been notified. There is no further information ... More >>

Fourth Person Charged In Relation To Search For Hone Reihana

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 1:19 pm | New Zealand Police

Detective Inspector John Sutton, NZ Police: A fourth person has been arrested today in relation to the search for wanted man Hone Reihana. A 25-year-old West Auckland woman has been charged with being an Accessory after the Fact and will be appearing ... More >>