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Arrest made in attempted aggravated robbery - Hawera

Sunday, 23 January 2022, 2:24 pm | New Zealand Police

Police have arrested a youth in relation to the attempted aggravated robbery of a grocery store in Hawera last night. More >>

Cromwell cyclist seriously injured, vehicle leaves scene

Sunday, 23 January 2022, 2:21 pm | New Zealand Police

A cyclist has suffered serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Cromwell this morning. The incident occurred at the intersection of Shortcut Road and Partridge Road at around 7.45am today. The vehicle involved left the scene immediately following ... More >>

Homicide Investigation - Addington, Christchurch

Sunday, 23 January 2022, 6:31 am | New Zealand Police

A homicide investigation has commenced in Christchurch after a 37-year-old woman was found deceased at her Addington home yesterday evening. A scene examination is under way at the Grove Road property, and part of Grove Road is cordoned off. Police ... More >>

Police Seek Information Following Hawera Attempted Robbery

Saturday, 22 January 2022, 8:44 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are seeking information from the public following an attempted aggravated robbery in Hawera tonight. About 6:50pm a man entered Turuturu Grocery on Glover Road, Hawera, and threatened a staff member with a knife. The man then fled on foot ... More >>

Man Dies Following Water Incident - Otara Bay, Coromandel

Saturday, 22 January 2022, 6:31 pm | New Zealand Police

One person has died following a water incident at Otara Bay, in the Coromandel. Emergency services were called to the scene about 2:30pm, where a snorkeller had been pulled from the water. Medical attention was administered, however the victim ... More >>

Vegetation Fire, Rickit Street, Taupo - Bay Of Plenty

Saturday, 22 January 2022, 6:15 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are asking the public to avoid the Rickit Street area of Taupo, near the wastewater treatment plant and cemetery, while emergency services respond to a vegetation fire. Police are at the scene and assisting with evacuations. Traffic management ... More >>

Serious Crash, Southern Motorway, Ellerslie - Auckland City

Saturday, 22 January 2022, 2:53 pm | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are in attendance at a serious crash on Auckland's southern motorway in Ellerslie. The crash, between a car and a motorbike, occurred about 1:45pm in the northbound lanes. One person has sustained serious injuries. Two northbound lanes ... More >>

SH 1, Paekākāriki open following crash - Wellington

Saturday, 22 January 2022, 2:13 pm | New Zealand Police

State Highway 1, near Paekākāriki, has reopened following a crash earlier today. Two people were transported to hospital following the crash, one with serious injuries and one with moderate injuries. Police would like to thank motorists for their patience ... More >>

Police monitoring gang-related funeral procession

Saturday, 22 January 2022, 2:10 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are today monitoring driver behaviour related to a gang-related tangi in Beach Haven. A large funeral procession has just commenced, heading from Beach Haven to Schnapper Rock Cemetery. Disappointingly, we are already seeing instances of reckless ... More >>

Crash, SH1, Paekākāriki - Wellington

Saturday, 22 January 2022, 2:03 pm | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash on SH1, near Paekākāriki, where a car has rolled. Initial indications are there have been injuries. The southbound lane is blocked and motorists should avoid the area, if possible, and expect delays. More >>

Missing Rangiora Man Located

Saturday, 22 January 2022, 6:27 am | New Zealand Police

21 January The man reported missing today from the Rangiora area has been located safe and well. Police would like to thank the public for their assistance. More >>

Have You Seen Lawrence O'Connell?

Friday, 21 January 2022, 8:57 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are seeking information on the whereabouts of Lawrence O'Connell, who has been reported missing in the Rangiora area. He was last seen in the early afternoon today, 21 January, at an address on King Street. He was wearing black trackpants, ... More >>

Search Suspended For Missing Man Kukama Waa

Friday, 21 January 2022, 12:29 pm | New Zealand Police

Police have suspended the search for missing Northland man Kukama Waa. After extensive search efforts in the remote and rugged Pipiwai forest area proved unsuccessful in locating Mr Waa, the decision was made to suspend the physical search yesterday. ... More >>

Christchurch Police Urge Festival Goers To Drink Responsibly And Keep Themselves Safe

Friday, 21 January 2022, 9:42 am | New Zealand Police

Police are advising Christchurch concert-goers to drink responsibly at festivals in the coming weeks. There are several concerts in Christchurch in the next few weeks, including Electric Avenue, Andy C and Netsky, which will be a fun day out for those ... More >>

Arrest After Search Warrant In Taranaki

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 4:50 pm | New Zealand Police

One person’s been arrested following a search warrant in South Taranaki  today. Police attended an address in Opunake this morning, and located a substantial  amount of methamphetamine and also cash. Illegally-held firearms were also seized. ... More >>

Missing Bucklands Beach Man Located

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 12:58 pm | New Zealand Police

Police can advise that the 52-year-old man from Bucklands Beach who was reported missing earlier this week has been located safe and well today. Police want to thank the public for their assistance in this matter. More >>

Plan For Heavier Traffic In Coromandel This Weekend

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 9:27 am | New Zealand Police

Waikato Police are advising people in the Coromandel Peninsula of the likelihood there will be increased traffic in the area over the next four days due to the Kickdown Festival. The festival is one of the largest motorcycle events in New Zealand and ... More >>

Police Searching For Missing Bucklands Beach Man

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 3:30 pm | New Zealand Police

Counties Manukau Police are appealing to the public for sightings of Nicholas Nadin, from Bucklands Beach, who was reported missing on Monday 17th January, 2022. <img src="" ... More >>

Child Located Deceased, Upper Hutt

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, 9:55 pm | New Zealand Police

A five-year-old child has been located deceased in the Hutt River tonight, after being reported missing earlier in the evening. An extensive search involving multiple agencies had been carried out in the area of Ngāti Tama Park, Upper Hutt, since ... More >>

UPDATE: Police Investigation Ongoing Following Pauanui Boating Incident

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, 3:14 pm | New Zealand Police

Police continue to investigate the circumstances that led to the death of a  man at Pauanui on 5 January 2022 after a boat overturned. The findings of the Police investigation will ultimately be provided to the  Coroner. Maritime NZ is ... More >>