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Positive Results From Ohakune Mardi Gras Checkpoints

Sunday, 19 June 2022, 6:56 pm | New Zealand Police

Central District Police breath-tested nearly 9,000 drivers over the Ohakune Mardi Gras weekend, 13 of whom were processed for excess breath alcohol. 51 infringement notices were issued for speeding offences. There were no serious crashes and no deaths ... More >>

Homicide Investigation Launched Following Whakatane Assault

Sunday, 19 June 2022, 6:54 pm | New Zealand Police

Eastern Bay of Plenty Police have launched a homicide investigation following the death of a man in hospital today. Shortly before 11:30am yesterday, Saturday 18 June, a 48-year-old man was taken to Whakatane Hospital after being seriously assaulted. ... More >>

Update: Body Located, Bucklands Beach

Sunday, 19 June 2022, 6:53 pm | New Zealand Police

This afternoon Police have located a body on the shoreline in the Bucklands Beach area. While the formal identification process is yet to be completed, it is believed to be the person missing following an incident in the sea off Bucklands Beach on ... More >>

Update: Investigation Into Assault On 3-month-old, Masterton

Sunday, 19 June 2022, 6:46 pm | New Zealand Police

Masterton Police have today charged a 34-year-old Masterton man in relation to the assault of a three-month-old child in Masterton on 16 June. The man is charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and will appear in Masterton District ... More >>

Hawke's Bay Police Target Illegal Street-racing

Sunday, 19 June 2022, 5:17 pm | New Zealand Police

Attributed to Senior Sergeant Craig Ellison, Eastern District Police Road Policing Coordinator. Overnight, Hawke’s Bay Police executed a significant road policing operation, targeting illegal street racing and anti-social behaviour at a number ... More >>

UDPATE: Fatal Crash Near Picton

Sunday, 19 June 2022, 1:16 pm | New Zealand Police

Inspector Paul Borrell, Tasman District Commander: Seven people have died in this morning’s crash on State Highway 1 south of Picton. The crash, which happened about 7:30am, was a head-on crash north of Koromiko involving a van and a refrigerated ... More >>

Fatal Crash, South Of Picton - Tasman

Sunday, 19 June 2022, 1:11 pm | New Zealand Police

Police can confirm multiple fatalities in the crash on State Highway 1 south of Picton. The road will remain closed for a significant period of time while emergency services attend the scene. More >>

Serious Crash, Marlborough - SH1 Blocked - Tasman

Sunday, 19 June 2022, 1:09 pm | New Zealand Police

State Highway 1 south of Picton is blocked following a serious crash, and is likely to remain closed for some time. It happened about 7:30am between two vehicles at Mount Pleasant. The Serious Crash Unit has been notified and will be attending. More ... More >>

Water Rescue, Bucklands Beach

Sunday, 19 June 2022, 1:07 pm | New Zealand Police

The boat involved in the water incident in Bucklands Beach yesterday has been located. Police were alerted about 8pm yesterday to reports the boat had capsized. Two people made it safely to shore, but one person remains unaccounted for. The boat has this ... More >>

Investigation In To Assault On 3-month-old, Masterton

Saturday, 18 June 2022, 5:29 pm | New Zealand Police

Attributed to Detective Senior Sergeant Barry Bysouth, Wairarapa Police Criminal Investigation Branch. Shortly after 8.30pm on Thursday 16th June Police were called to an incident at a residential address in Masterton, where a 3-month-old baby was ... More >>

Road Closure – Airfield Road And Porchester Road, Takanini - Counties Manukau

Saturday, 18 June 2022, 1:47 pm | New Zealand Police

Sections of Airfield Road and Porchester Road, Takanini are closed following a crash involving a car and a motorcycle, reported at 12 noon. Emergency services are currently responding and it appears that a person has been seriously injured. Serious Crash ... More >>

Firearms Incident, Mangere

Saturday, 18 June 2022, 1:26 pm | New Zealand Police

Police spokesperson: A Police presence remains in place at a Mangere address following a shooting overnight. Police were called to the Pito Place residence about 12:25am after the occupant reported a single bullet had been shot through the window. There ... More >>

Burglary And Fleeing Driver Event

Saturday, 18 June 2022, 1:22 pm | New Zealand Police

Police spokesperson: Around 2:30am today, Police responding to a report of a ram-raid at a store on King Street, Pukekohe, noticed a vehicle on Karaka Road with recent damage to its rear. Police attempted to stop this vehicle but the driver fled from ... More >>

Seeking Witnesses To Napier Crash

Saturday, 18 June 2022, 1:17 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are seeking witnesses to a crash in Napier yesterday morning. A man was hit by car while riding his scooter at the Kennedy and Taradale Road roundabout at around 11:40am. The man, who has an intellectual disability and a speech impairment, was ... More >>

Fatal Crash, Tauranga

Saturday, 18 June 2022, 1:10 pm | New Zealand Police

One person has died following a crash in Tauranga overnight. Emergency services were called to SH 29A, Matapihi, just after 11pm to a two-car crash. Two people were taken to hospital in serious condition, and one died at the scene. The road remained ... More >>

Serious Crash, Te Awamutu

Saturday, 18 June 2022, 6:58 am | New Zealand Police

One person is in critical condition following a single vehicle crash in Te Awamutu overnight. Emergency services were notified about 12:20am when the car collided with a tree at the roundabout at the intersection of Ohaupo and Cambridge Roads. Four ... More >>

Serious Crash SH29A Is Now Open - Eastern

Saturday, 18 June 2022, 5:43 am | New Zealand Police

Due to a serious crash State highway 29A was closed from Bay Park roundabout to Matapihi Bridge. State Highway 29A has now been reopened. More >>

Further Firearms Related Arrest In Kaikohe

Friday, 17 June 2022, 6:46 pm | New Zealand Police

Detective Senior Sergeant Mark Dalzell, Northland CIB: Northland Police continue to hold offenders to account as part of an ongoing focus on gang activity in the Kaikohe and mid North areas. A 52-year-old male has been charged with unlawful possession ... More >>

Serious Crash, Lower Hutt - Wellington

Friday, 17 June 2022, 6:21 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are at the scene of a serious motorbike crash in Lower Hutt. Emergency services were alerted to a motorcyclist who came off their bike on Western Hutt Road at around 5:20pm. The rider is said to have serious injuries. The Serious Crash Unit has been ... More >>

Dirt Bikes Seized In Whangārei Search Warrants

Friday, 17 June 2022, 6:19 pm | New Zealand Police

Detective Senior Sergeant Rob Huys, Whāngarei Area Investigations Manager: Police executed five search warrants and seized 10 dirt bikes as part of ongoing efforts to disrupt gang activity and curtail dangerous behaviour involving dirt bikes in ... More >>