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Name Release: Mahoe, Taranaki, Crash

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 5:22 pm | New Zealand Police

Police can now confirm the name of the man who died yesterday following a crash at the intersection of Opunake Road and Rowan Road, Mahoe, Taranaki. He was Hamuera Taiawa, 21, of Mahoe. Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the crash. More >>

Arrests Made Following Organised Crime Operation In Whakatane

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 3:11 pm | New Zealand Police

A number of people are assisting Police with enquiries after drugs, a firearm and ammunition were located at a Whakatane property. Police this morning executed a search warrant at an Alexander Avenue address in Whakatane, with AOS in attendance as a ... More >>

Increased Police Presence Following Recent Western Bay Of Plenty Incidents

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 2:42 pm | New Zealand Police

Police would like to reassure the commmunity that we are treating the recent incidents in the Western Bay of Plenty extremely seriously, and the safety and wellbeing of everyone is our priority. We acknoweldge the alarm that these recent incidents have ... More >>

Delays Following Two-vehicle Crash - Crash, Hawke's Bay Expressway, Taradale - Eastern

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 12:30 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are responding to a crash on the Hawke’s Bay Expressway, Taradale. The crash, involving two vehicles, was reported around 11.25am. No injuries have been reported, however traffic is moving slowly. Motorists should avoid the area if possible. ... More >>

Boots And All – Giving The Community Our All

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 12:26 pm | New Zealand Police

Police in Tāmaki Makaurau are getting a kick out of an initiative aimed at giving children in need rugby and football boots so they can play their favourite sport. Over the past month more than 100 pairs of boots, many of them barely worn, have ... More >>

Workplace Incident, Motueka Valley

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 10:48 am | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious workplace incident on Graham Valley Road, Motueka Valley, where a man was reported to have been trapped under a tractor. Police were called about 8.15am. The man has since died at the scene. The matter ... More >>

Southern District Police Targeting Organised Crime

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 9:10 am | New Zealand Police

Southern Police are seeing excellent results targeting organised crime across the district. Since December 2019, more than 12 search warrants were executed at addresses throughout the district across Invercargill, Gore and Dunedin, with a clear focus ... More >>

Update - Homicide Investigation, Omanawa

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 8:40 am | New Zealand Police

Detective Inspector Mark Loper, District Manager Criminal Investigations: The homicide investigation into the death of two men at an Ormsby Lane, Omanawa address on Tuesday 11 February is continuing today. A scene examination is ongoing at the property with ... More >>

Upper North Police Media Centre To Trial Extended Hours For Media

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 8:38 am | New Zealand Police

The Upper North Police Media Centre is going to trial longer business hours in a move which is expected to provide an improved service to media outlets. The Upper North Media Centre is currently based in Greenlane, Auckland and usually operates ... More >>

Two Vehicle Collision, One Person Has Sustained Serious Injuries - Linwood Road, Karaka

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 8:35 am | New Zealand Police

Police are in attendance at a vehicle collision between a tanker and a car on Linwood Road, Karaka. The incident was reported to Police shortly before 5.54am. One person has suffered serious injuries. A section of Linwood Road, between Kidd Road and Laing ... More >>

One Person Has Died Following A Serious Crash

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 6:58 pm | New Zealand Police

One person has died following a serious crash at the intersection of Opunake Road and Rowan Road near Mahoe. - Fatal crash, Mahoe, Taranaki - Central Police were alerted to the car vs motorcycle crash at around 5:35pm. The Serious Crash Unit have been ... More >>

Manawatu Police Appealing For Witnesses Following Gang-related Incidents

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 4:47 pm | New Zealand Police

Inspector Sarah Stewart, Manawatu Area Commander: Manawatu Police are appealing for witnesses following gang-related incidents in Palmerston North and Levin. On Saturday, a firearm was reportedly discharged at a property on Clyde Crescent, Palmerston ... More >>

Murder Charge Laid In Relation To Edgecumbe Death

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 12:58 pm | New Zealand Police

Police have charged a man with murder in relation to the death of 45-year-old Thunder Savage at his home in Edgecumbe on 2 October 2019. The 54-year-old man has appeared in Whakatane District Court today and is due to reappear in Tauranga High Court in ... More >>

Homicide Inquiry Launched Following Omanawa Incident

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 8:53 am | NZ Police

Please attribute to Detective Inspector Mark Loper, District Manager Criminal Investigations: A homicide inquiry has been launched following the death of two people at an Omanawa property last night. Police were called to an Ormsby Lane address about 7.40pm following ... More >>

Search For Missing Tramper Near Mt Aspiring Continues

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 8:45 am | NZ Police

The search for missing tramper Stephanie Simpson in Mt Aspiring National Park continues today. Search teams remained out in the area overnight. This morning drones with thermal imaging will be deployed, along with search teams, including local LandSAR, ... More >>

Incident, Omanawa

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 9:28 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are currently responding to an ongoing incident at a property in Omanawa. Police are asking the public to avoid the area at this time. Cordons are in place and a scene guard will be at the property overnight. ENDS More >>

Police Are Responding To A Serious Crash On SH2 West, Matata - Crash, SH2 West, Matata - Bay Of Plenty

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 4:19 pm | NZ Police

Emergency services are responding to a serious crash on SH2 West, Matata. The crash involving two vehicles was reported around 3:32 pm. Police are not yet in a position to confirm the nature of injuries. The Serious Crash Unit has been notified. Police ... More >>

Investigation Into Child's Injuries, Flaxmere

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 2:41 pm | NZ Police

  Police continue to make inquiries into the critical injuries sustained by a 4-year-old boy in Ramsey Crescent, Flaxmere on January 29, and are seeking any further information which may help. Detective Inspector Mike Foster says they are ... More >>

Ten Arrests In Major Operation Targeting International Drug Syndicate

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 10:37 am | NZ Police

  Police have arrested 10 people and seized up to five million dollars’ worth of drugs in a major operation targeting the importation of methamphetamine and other drugs into New Zealand. The operation, dubbed Operation Mystic, is an eight ... More >>

Missing Auckland Girl Located

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 10:31 am | New Zealand Police

Police can advise that the missing 17-year-old girl who was reported missing from a Glen Eden address has been located safe and well by Police a short time ago in West Auckland. Police would like to thank the public and media for their assistance. More >>



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