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Appeal For Information Following Whangerei Shooting

Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 6:44 am | New Zealand Police

17 May Whangarei Police are appealing to the public for information following a shooting incident that occurred in Station Road, Tikipunga at about 1:30pm today, 17 May. The occupant of a vehicle fired shots at another vehicle parked on the side ... More >>

Appeal For Video Footage Following Disorder In Rotorua

Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 6:34 am | New Zealand Police

17 May Police are appealing for video footage of a disorder incident which took place in Rotorua this evening. Two groups of people were involved on the incident that took place on Tutanekai Street, near ‘Eat Street’ around 6pm. Three of the ... More >>

Murder Charge Laid – Northland

Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 7:47 pm | New Zealand Police

Acting Detective Inspector Kevan Verry, Northland Field Crime Manager: A 61-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder after a body was located in an area of the Waipoua Forest, near State Highway 12, Waimamaku, this afternoon. The body ... More >>

Missing Papakura woman located

Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 9:52 am | New Zealand Police

Police can advise that a 23-year-old woman from Papakura who was reported missing yesterday has been located this morning safe and well. More >>

UPDATE: Tauranga Police investigate serious assault

Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 9:45 am | New Zealand Police

A youth has been arrested following the alleged serious assault of a Bayfair Shopping Centre employee on Saturday. More >>

Have You Seen Nicole?

Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 6:04 am | New Zealand Police

Nicole Thomas, 23, has been missing from the Papakura area since about 4pm this afternoon and Police are seeking sightings from members of the public. She was last seen wearing the top and pants in the image below. Police and her family have concerns ... More >>

Road Closure - Brighton Rd, Parnell - Auckland City

Monday, 16 May 2022, 6:10 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are at the scene of a single vehicle crash on Brighton Rd, Parnell. Brighton Rd is closed between Shore Rd and Elam St. Diversions are in place and motorists are advised to avoid the area. At this stage one person is believed to have moderate ... More >>

Four arrested following burglary and fleeing driver incident

Monday, 16 May 2022, 9:48 am | New Zealand Police

Superintendent Naila Hassan, Waitematā District Commander: Police have arrested four people following a burglary and fleeing driver incident at a Silverdale electronics store overnight. The burglary occurred at around 1am and as Police approached the ... More >>

Hutt Valley Police investigate serious Wainuiomata burglary

Monday, 16 May 2022, 9:36 am | New Zealand Police

Hutt Valley Prevention Manager Inspector Haley Ryan: Hutt Valley Police are investigating after an excavator was used to gain entry into a service station on Wainuiomata Road in Wainuiomata. Police were alerted to the burglary just before 2.30am. The excavator, ... More >>

Kayaker Dies Following Incident, Wairoa

Sunday, 15 May 2022, 6:21 pm | New Zealand Police

Police can confirm that a kayaker has died following an incident in Tuai, Wairoa. Emergency services were alerted to the incident, after an emergency beacon activation at around 10:40am on the river, south of Lake Whakamarino. Sadly, the kayaker was ... More >>

Couple Rescued From Ridgeline On Mount Holdsworth

Sunday, 15 May 2022, 6:21 pm | New Zealand Police

Wairarapa Acting Sergeant Richard Butler: After several hours huddled in the cold, a couple has been rescued off the ridgeline on Mount Holdsworth. A Land Search and Rescue team located the pair late on Saturday, around seven hours after the initial ... More >>

Tauranga Police Investigate Serious Assault

Sunday, 15 May 2022, 1:47 pm | New Zealand Police

Tauranga Police are investigating after a Bayfair Shopping Centre employee was the victim of a serious assault yesterday. “The man was going for a walk during a break when he was allegedly assaulted by a group of youths near the Farm Street bus interchange ... More >>

Homicide Investigation Launched In Tauranga

Sunday, 15 May 2022, 1:07 pm | New Zealand Police

Detective Senior Sergeant John Wilson: A homicide investigation is underway after a man was found dead at a Tauranga property just after 10.30pm last night. Police were initially called to a disorder incident involving a group of people at the residential ... More >>

Fatality Confirmed Following Longlands Crash

Saturday, 14 May 2022, 1:13 pm | New Zealand Police

Police can confirm one person died following the earlier single-car crash on Railway Road South in Longlands. The crash was reported to Police just before 7.30am. The road remains closed. An investigation into the cause of the crash is underway. More >>

Serious Crash, Railway Road South, Longlands, Hastings District - Eastern

Saturday, 14 May 2022, 1:05 pm | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are responding to a serious crash on Railway Road South, Longlands. The crash was reported to Police just before 7.30am. Initial indications are there are serious injuries. Railway Road South is closed between Davis Road and Longlands ... More >>

Fatal Crash - Ohaupo Road

Friday, 13 May 2022, 7:17 pm | New Zealand Police

One person has died and another has moderate injuries following the crash on Ohaupo Road south of Hamilton. The road will be closed for some time. The Serious Crash Unit has been advised and the circumstances of the crash are under investigation. More >>

Northland Police appeal for sightings of missing woman

Friday, 13 May 2022, 10:22 am | New Zealand Police

Police are appealing for sightings of missing Northland woman Gaelene Bright (photo attached). Gaelene, 69, was last seen in the early hours of 1 May leaving a friend’s house in Waimamaku. Police were first notified that Gaelene was missing earlier this ... More >>

Have You Seen Steven Walton?

Friday, 13 May 2022, 6:30 am | New Zealand Police

Police are continuing to appeal for sightings of missing man Steven Walton. Steven, 53, was reported missing from his home in Frankleigh Park, New Plymouth on Wednesday 13 April. He was last seen in the Midhirst area the following day on Thursday 14 ... More >>

Police Seeking Dash-cam Footage In Relation To Matamata Crash

Friday, 13 May 2022, 6:07 am | New Zealand Police

12 May Police investigating a crash in Matamata this morning are seeking dashcam footage from the public. The single-car crash happened on Tauranga Road about 7:15am today, and resulted in two people with serious injuries. Police are working to identify ... More >>

Operation Grad: Police Acknowledge Sentencing

Thursday, 12 May 2022, 6:39 pm | New Zealand Police

Police acknowledges today’s sentencing in the Auckland District Court of a woman in relation to threats directed at the University of Otago graduation ceremonies in December 2020. The woman was sentenced to five months community detention on a ... More >>