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Police update on Māngere East sudden death

Police are continuing to investigate the sudden death of a woman in Māngere East on Thursday. Enquiries have been ongoing since the woman was located...

SkyCity Auckland Casino facing five-day closure for Gambling Act breaches

SkyCity Auckland Casino will shut its doors for five consecutive days in 2024 following an agreement reached with the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA). The...

Cops find cannabis worth $750K+ in car stopped for driving without headlights

An Auckland man has shone a light on his own alleged drug operation, after driving without headlights on. Police stopped the man’s vehicle in Flat...

Auckland charter boat captain fined after fatal staff party incident

Christopher Sherborne, a 48-year-old Auckland charter boat captain, has been ordered to pay $4000 in reparation after a tragic incident during a staff party...

Mt Wellington homicide: Second person arrested, charged with murder

Police have this morning arrested a second person following the homicide in Mt Wellington on Saturday night. A man sought by Police in connection to...

Mt Wellington homicide: Arrest made, vehicle seized in investigation

Police have made an arrest overnight, as investigations continue into the homicide in Mt Wellington on Saturday night. On Tuesday evening, a search warrant was...

Police make arrest following firearms discovery

Police have located an array of firearms while carrying out a search warrant for a separate incident. On Friday, Police staff were at the address...

Missing person: Have you seen Ramona?

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 63-year-old Ramona Rudolph who has been reported missing. Ramona was reported missing to Police on Saturday night,...

Homicide investigation launched in Mt. Wellington after body found in vehicle

A homicide investigation is under way following the death of a man in Mt Wellington overnight. Emergency services were called about 10.40pm to Penrose Road,...

Shoplifting investigation leads to discovery of clandestine drug lab

Police on the hunt for a prolific shoplifter in Counties Manukau have uncovered a clan lab in the process. On Monday Police were making enquiries...

Warrant to arrest: Have you seen Steven Tainui?

Police are seeking to locate Steven Tainui, who has multiple warrants for his arrest. He is wanted on assault and firearms related matters as well...

Man charged after attempting escape by opening plane’s emergency exit during takeoff at Auckland Airport

A 28-year-old man has been charged after attempting to flee police custody by opening a plane’s emergency exit door during takeoff at Auckland Airport. The...

Auckland restaurant SPQR enters into voluntary liquidation

Ponsonby eatery SPQR, renowned for its modern Italian cuisine since its opening in 1992, has entered voluntary liquidation according to the companies register. Speaking to...

Vehicles seized, charges laid in enforcement phase targeting Killer Beez

Police have swarmed dozens of Auckland addresses targeting members and associates of the Killer Beez gang. This week, an enforcement phase was conducted following the...

Former Destiny Church disciple faces fresh sexual abuse charges involving teenagers – Media

A former member of Destiny Church has been charged with additional counts of sexual abuse following new allegations. The 29-year-old man was initially arrested last...

Police lay serious charges over unlawful recordings

Police have laid more than 40 charges against one Auckland man, as part of an investigation into unlawful video recordings made over nearly a...

‘Eagle-eyed motorist’ assists in arrest

An attentive motorist has aided Police in locating an imitation firearm and drugs during a vehicle search which ended in Ellerslie. At around 4.16pm yesterday,...

Woman accused of hate-motivated assault on Auckland teen appears in court

A 39-year-old woman appeared in the Manukau District Court after allegedly assaulting 16-year-old Jason Luo with a metal rod, resulting in the loss and...

Woman sentenced to Home Detention for helping murder suspect evade arrest

Tiari Andre Boon-Harris, 24, has been sentenced to five months of home detention for assisting her partner, Dariush Talagi, in evading arrest following a...

51-year-old man arrested for robbing Pukekohe takeaway restaurant

A man will face court today following a robbery at a Pukekohe fast food restaurant. An investigation has been ongoing since the weekend, after the...

‘Hate-motivated’: Police make arrest following Pakuranga bus assault

Police have this morning located and arrested a woman in relation to an assault on a bus in Pakuranga last month. A 39-year-old woman will...

Police crack down on dirt bike riders

A man has been arrested and bikes have been impounded after Police disrupted a group of dirt bike riders on Sunday evening. Inspector Jim Wilson,...

Delayed response to fatal fire highlights flaws in emergency call system

A delay in dispatching an ambulance to a fatal house fire in Auckland's Hillpark suburb on May 13 was caused by a glitch in...

Auckland woman blames “laid-back” maternity care for preventable loss of unborn child

An Auckland woman lost her first pregnancy due to toxoplasmosis, a disease spread by cats, and attributes the tragedy to New Zealand's "laid-back" maternity...

Late-night blaze devastates multimillion-dollar coastal Auckland home

A late-night fire has extensively damaged a multimillion-dollar home in Muriwai, Auckland, drawing nine fire crews to the scene. Fire and Emergency responded to the...

Name release: Fatal crash, Upper Queen Street

Police are continuing to investigate a fatal crash that occurred on Upper Queen Street on Sunday night. The two-vehicle crash occurred around 7pm on 30...

Police release CCTV images in Pakuranga bus assault investigation

Police investigating an assault on a bus in Pakuranga last week are releasing CCTV images of a woman they would like to speak to. The...

Temptation lands chocolate lover in Court

A prolific shoplifter with a taste for the sweeter things in life has allowed temptation to land him in Court. Counties Manukau South Senior Sergeant...

Two charged in connection with Gulf Harbour homicide investigation

A man and a woman, both 36, have been charged in a homicide investigation following the discovery of an unidentified woman's body in Auckland's...

Fire at Ōtāhuhu Police Station overnight

The Ōtāhuhu Police Station was closed following a fire in a section of the building overnight. Impacts on the community will be minimal with frontline,...

Missing person: Have you seen Jemaine?

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 41-year-old Jemaine Paniora, who has been reported missing. Jemaine was last seen in the Auckland CBD on...

Union defends Auckland bus driver following criticism over racial attack incident

In response to Transport Minister Simeon Brown's criticisms, First Union has defended an Auckland bus driver who did not intervene during a racially motivated...

Teen suffers horrific injuries in unprovoked daylight assault on Auckland bus

A teenager endured severe injuries following a brutal daylight assault on a bus in Auckland. The incident occurred at 9:15 a.m. on Friday as the...

Delta dog sniffs out dodgy drug dealer

A man who fled at the sight of Police will now face court after the dog unit tracked him, and his alleged bag of...

Police seek witnesses following serious assault in Pakuranga

Police investigating an assault on a bus travelling through the Pakuranga area on Friday 28 June are seeking assistance from the public. At about 9.15am...

Auckland petrol prices drop with tax removal

Aucklanders are experiencing a decrease in petrol prices following the removal of the 11.5c per litre regional fuel tax from Monday. The price of 91...

Altercation at Auckland’s Westfield Newmarket involving knife

A shopper recounted a frightening incident this afternoon at Auckland's Westfield Newmarket when a knife was brandished during a confrontation. A police spokesperson told media...

UPDATE – Pukekohe shopping centre reopened following report of item

The public can now return to ‘The Zone’ shopping centre on Manukau Road, Pukekohe following reports of an unidentified item. This object has been assessed...

Public asked to steer clear of Pukekohe shopping centre due to ‘unidentified item’

Police are asking members of the public to keep their distance from ‘The Zone’ shopping centre on Manukau Road, Pukekohe. UPDATE: Pukeokohe shopping centre reopened...

Homicide investigation, Waitemata East: 51-year-old man charged with murder

A homicide investigation is under way following the death of a woman at a Glenfield address yesterday, Friday 28 June. Police were called to Wyvern...

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