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Waikato drug bust sees cash and drugs seized

Waikato Police have arrested six men and seized drugs and assets following Operation Poapoa. The operation targeted an organised criminal group allegedly importing and distributing...

Gang bust in Kaikohe nets illegal ammo and 10k in cash

Northland Police have charged three people and seized ammunition and cash following a search warrant executed at a Kaikohe property on Thursday. The search warrant...

Document theft from old Auckland Police Station – 0800 number set up

Police have established a dedicated 0800 number and email address for those affected after documents were stolen, then recovered, from the old Auckland Central...

Homicide investigation under way after man’s death in hospital

Police have launched a homicide investigation following the death of a man at Auckland City Hospital on Wednesday. The man had sustained injuries from an...

AT Manager stabbed at Sylvia Park Station

An AT manager at the Sylvia Park rail station has been stabbed this afternoon. The incident took place on the platform at around 3.30pm today. Four...

Benjamin McIntosh homicide – arrests made

Waitematā Police have arrested and charged two people with the murder of Benjamin Mcintosh in Glen Eden on the morning of Friday 3 June. Two...

Arrest made following Edgecumbe assault

Police have this evening arrested a 26-year-old man in relation to an assault at Riverslea Mall in Edgecumbe earlier this week. Shortly before 5pm on...

Police updates on Onehunga and Glen Eden homicide investigations

Update: Glen Eden homicide Police investigating the death of a man in Glen Eden on Friday morning have this afternoon located a person of interest. While...

UPDATE: Police shooting in Newlands, shot man formally named

Police have now formally released the name of the man shot by Police in Newlands on Tuesday 7 June, named by DTNZ and other...

Appeal for information following spate of Blenheim vehicle break-ins

Police are appealing to the public for information in relation to a number of thefts from vehicles in Blenheim on Saturday morning. Police are investigating...

Two arrests made in Gore taser incident

Gore Police have arrested a 27-year-old man in relation to an incident at the BP Railway Esplanade on 4 June. During the incident, the man...

Cocaine, methamphetamine and cash seized in Operation Bali

Ten people have been arrested and large quantities of cocaine, methamphetamine and cash have been seized following a joint Police and Customs operation. Police located...

Police on the look out for Hawera thief

Police are appealing for information to identify this man following an attempted robbery at a convenience store on Glover Road in Hawera. The incident took...

Man shot by police in Newlands named as Samuel Fakalago

The man shot by police in the Wellington suburb of Newlands yesterday has been named as 30 year old father Samuel Fakalago. A forensic scene...

Murder conviction of Alan Hall quashed by Supreme Court

Alan Hall's conviction for the 1985 murder of Arthur Easton in 1985 is quashed by the Supreme Court. Hall was sentenced to 19 years in...

UPDATE: Police shooting in Newlands

A number of investigations are under way following the Police shooting of a man at a Newlands house yesterday. These include a Police Critical Incident...

Police updates – missing Chch teen, Waimakariri River deceased

Police updates for crimes and investigations for the morning of 8 June 2022. Fatal crash, SH 56, Palmerston North Police can confirm that a motorcyclist has...

Wellington police shoot man dead in Newlands

A man has died after being shot by Police in Newlands, Wellington today. Police were called to a family harm incident on Kingsbridge Place about...

Homicide investigation launched after death of Maria Brown in Onehunga

A homicide investigation has been launched after a woman was founded deceased at an Onehunga address on Sunday. She was 77-year-old Maria Brown of Onehunga....

Operation Dell: Arrests made in Ryan Woodford homicide investigation

A 31-year-old man and a 40-year-old man have been arrested and charged with murder following the death of Ryan Woodford earlier this year. Mr Woodford...

Mount Albert homicide: Further statement and photos from family of Tom Coombes

On Tuesday 31 May, 700 people gathered at Wainamu, Te Henga (Bethells Beach) to mourn the loss of Tom Coombes. Tom lived in Te Henga...

Police updates – Waiinu beach, Pelorus river tragedies, IPCA report findings on Chch arrest

Police updates on crimes and investigations for 7 June 2022. Police acknowledge IPCA report - Christchurch Central Police Station Holding Cell Police acknowledges the findings of...

Investigation following Christchurch firearms incident

Police are investigating a firearms incident in Bower Ave, North New Brighton, Christchurch yesterday afternoon. Police attended following a report of gunshots in the area...

Homicide investigation launched following death of man in hospital

A homicide investigation has been launched after a man died in Auckland Hospital yesterday. He was 37-year-old Benjamin Kimball-James Mcintosh. Police were called to Glendale Road,...

Firearm recovered, three arrested in Otara

Police have located a firearm and arrested three men during a pre-planned search warrant in Clarkson Crescent, Otara, this afternoon. The Armed Offenders Squad assisted...

Unexplained death, Onehunga

An investigation is underway into the death of a woman at her Onehunga home. The 65-year-old was located in her home by a member of...

Police updates – Operations Dairyland and Lithium, Whangarei drug bust

Police updates on crimes and investigations for the morning of 4 June 2022. Police recover body from Pelorus River, near Havelock Police have recovered the body...

Shooting outside Papakura Court house

There has been a firearms incident outside the Papakura District Court building in South Auckland today. According to reports, police were called just before 1pm...

Arrest made following death of a baby in Napier

Hawke’s Bay Police have charged a 27-year-old male in relation to the death of a 3-month-old child in 2021. The baby had been flown to...

Police updates – Fatal Tapapa crash, Wainuiomata ram raid burglary

Police updates on crimes and investigations for the morning of 3 June 2022. SH5, Tapapa, South Waikato Police can confirm one person has died following a...

Incident in Pakuranga – Police arrest 12

Police have taken 12 people into custody following a report of suspicious behavior at an address in Pakuranga. Police responded to the Swan Crescent area...

Kaiapoi Pa carving found during search warrant

Waimakariri Police have found a large carving of historical and cultural significance that was stolen from the Kaiapoi Pa on Preeces Road last week. A...

Fang Sun found guilty of murder of Elizabeth Zhong

48 year old Fang Sun has been found guilty of the murder of Auckland businesswoman Elizabeth Zhong by a High Court jury in Auckland. The...

Drink-driving grandma three times over the limit arrested outside school

A 58-year-old woman has been summonsed to appear in court after blowing three times the legal limit. Eastern Bay of Plenty Police responded to a...

Investigation into Otara baby’s death – man arrested

Police have made an arrest as part of the ongoing homicide investigation into the death of a baby in Ōtara on May 23, 2022. A...

Appeal for information after pedestrian struck by a vehicle in Stratford

Police are appealing to the public for any information that could help locate a vehicle which struck a pedestrian on Broadway in Stratford, last...

Appeal for witnesses to Meeanee ram raid

Hawke’s Bay Police want to hear from witnesses to a ram raid at the Meeanee Hotel early this morning. At around 5.30am today, a green...

PM out of touch on crime and guns – Seymour

“While the Prime Minister is cosying up to left-wing talk show hosts and delivering speeches at elite universities about gun laws, Aucklanders are living...

Mt. Albert murder accused misses court appearance due to ill health

The man accused of murdering Auckland man Thomas Coombes was excused his appearance at the Auckland District Court today due to ill-health. He was remanded...

Suspected church thief wanted by police

A man caught on CCTV camera stealing the handbag of a Sunday School teacher while she prayed is wanted by police. The incident occured yesterday...

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