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

Statement and photos released by the family of Thomas Coombes Tom was living a happy and beautiful life. He was walking home from uni where he...

Mt. Albert homicide: Victim named, suspect arrested

Police are now in a position to release the name of the man who was found deceased in Roy Clements Treeway, Mount Albert, on...

Investigation underway following death of a baby in South Auckland

Police are investigating the death of a baby earlier this week. A baby with critical injuries was taken to the Watford Medical Centre in Otara...

Police name 22 year old Christian Eteuati as person of interest in Mt. Albert murder

The Police investigation has progressed overnight, and Auckland City Police now have a person of interest they are seeking to locate. This person is 22-year-old...

Firearms incident in Invercargill

At about 10:20pm on Thursday emergency services received reports of a firearms incident at an address in Kapuka, Invercargill. As a result the Armed Offenders...

Government to help protect shops from ram raids – Poto Williams

The Government is providing further support to help Police protect small businesses affected by a spike in ram raids, Minister of Police Poto Williams...

Homicide investigation launched after body found in Mt. Albert walkway

A homicide investigation, Operation Volans, is now underway after a man was found dead in Mount Albert on Tuesday evening. Police were called to...

Police updates – Northland gang crime crack-down, Cambridge tree incident

Police updates on crime and investigations for 26 May 2022. Northland Police continue enforcement and disruption activity Police are continuing with enforcement action and the disruption...

Watch: Ardern talks gun control with US talk show host Stephen Colbert

Jacinda Ardern talks to The Late Night Show host Stephen Colbert about the New Zealand government response to gun control in the wake of...

Northland Police make arrests, investigations continue into serious incidents in Far North

Police have made three arrests and seized a firearm and ammunition as a result of ongoing efforts to quash gang activity in Northland. The...

Police investigate unexplained death in Roy Clements Treeway, Mt Albert

Police are investigating the death of a man in Mount Albert yesterday. The man’s body was located near the Roy Clements Treeway at about...

Multiple Firearms incidents in Auckland overnight

Tāmaki Makaurau Police responded to five reported shooting incidents in Auckland last evening. They were in Ōtara, Papatoetoe, Flat Bush, Papakura, and Te Atatū. The first...

Northland arrest – Police agree with IPCA findings

Police agree with the findings of an IPCA report, which concluded a Police officer was justified in using force against a man during an...

Witness says he busted Ex-Dilworth teacher Leonard Cave abusing boy

75 year old Cave is facing a raft of sex and drugs charges from his time at Dilworth School and St. Paul's College, Hamilton. ...

Watch: British actress Zara Phythian jailed for child sexual abuse

The Doctor Strange actress has been jailed for 8 years for abusing a 13 year old child. Her husband Victor Marke was also found...

Police appeal for help to identify man who did an indecent act in Nelson

Nelson Police are appealing for information to assist them in identifying a man who did an indecent act on a walkway on Wednesday 11...

Police updates – Collingwood robbery, Operation Deans awards, crypto investment warning

Police updates on crimes and investigations for 23 May 2022. Name release - fatal crash, Longlands Police can now name the person who died following a...

Nearly $245,000 to be forfeited to Crown following Christchurch investigation

The Christchurch High Court has ordered the forfeiture of nearly $245,000 following an investigation into the drug-related business dealings of Daren Standen. Standen, aged...

Four charged, 29 non-compliant cars located during Invercargill operation

Four people were charged, 21 cars ordered off the road, and three vehicles impounded following an operation in Invercargill targeting anti-social driving behaviours and...

Operation Ball – Arrests made for Mt Roskill shooting

Police have arrested three people in relation to a firearms incident that occurred on Morrie Laing Ave, Mount Roskill on 8 October 2021. The...

Arrest made following investigation into harmful online activity, 56 year old Nelson man arrested

Marlborough Police have arrested a 56-year-old man following an investigation into harmful online activity which targeted predominantly teenage girls from the Marlborough area. Late...

Arrest made following death of Rikki McCall in Owaka, Clutha

Police have charged a 50-year-old man in relation to the death of 33-year-old Rikki McCall in Owaka. Rikki was found deceased on Owaka Valley...

Two arrested following fleeing driver incident in Southland

Police have arrested two people following a fleeing driver incident on Tuesday morning. At around 8:40am on Tuesday a man driving a stolen vehicle...

Lawmaker arrested amid rape allegations

A Tory member of the British Parliament has been arrested, but will not be suspended from the party. A British politician is under arrest and...

Police appeal for witnesses to fatal crash near Auckland airport

Police are appealing for any witnesses to a fatal crash on George Bolt Memorial Drive on Thursday 12th May, 2022. The crash involved a motorcycle...

Appeal for video footage following disorder in Rotorua

Police are appealing for video footage of a disorder incident which took place in Rotorua yesterda evening 17 May. Two groups of people were...

Murder charge laid – Northland

A 65-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder after a body was located in an area of the Waipoua Forest, near State...

Police updates – deceased Wairoa Kayaker, fatal Waverley quad bike accident

Police updates on crimes and investigations for 17 May 2022. Name release - quad bike crash, Waverley Police can now release the name of the man...

Tauranga Police investigate serious assault at Bayfair Shopping Centre

Tauranga Police are investigating after a Bayfair Shopping Centre employee was the victim of a serious assault on Saturday 14 May 2022. “The man...

Police updates – Whanganui assault, missing Northland woman

Police updates on crimes and investigations for 14 May 2022. Man appears in court in relation to Linwood assault A man arrested after an assault in...

Police updates – Tangarakau murder victim named, fatal crash Auckland airport, Lawziah Karaitiana update

Police updates for investigations and cases 12 May 2022. Fatal incident, Owaka, Clutha Police are now in a position to confirm the name of the man...

Arrests, high value items recovered following Auckland burglaries

Police have made arrests and recovered more than $100,000 in stolen property from two burglaries in Auckland’s CBD earlier this year An investigation has been...

Police updates – Feilding school vandalism, Pongakawa fatal crash

Police updates on investigations and cases for 11 May 2022. Name release - fatal crash, SH2, Pongakawa Police can now name the woman who died following...

Prison riot kills dozens, over 100 escape

One of the gangs involved in the clash in Ecuador is known to be responsible for casualties in another prison. The latest in a spate...

Budget 2022: ‘Investing to eliminate violence in our homes and communities’ – Davidson

Budget 2022 is delivering on the Government’s plan to eliminate family violence and sexual violence. “Our Government is investing in a future where everyone, no...

Police updates – Tangarakau homicide, Castlepoint road death

Police updates for Sunday 8 May 2022. Serious crash, Kairanga, Manawatū A person has died following an earlier serious crash in Kairanga. The crash occurred at around...

Police updates – Wellington gang shooting, Te Aro sexual assault, Kaikohe drug bust

Police updates for 7 May 2022. Police investigating sexual assault Te Aro Wellington Police investigating a sexual assault are seeking assistance from the public. The victim was...

Cannabis, meth, and firearms seized from organised crime groups

Police seized more than 34,000 cannabis plants and 79kg of dried cannabis with a combined street value of around $95 million during this summer’s...

Police accept IPCA findings in relation to officer who used ‘excessive force’

Police accept the IPCA's findings into two incidents in the Bay of Plenty in 2018 and 2019 involving the same officer. The officer is referred...

George Floyd’s murderer dodges death penalty

Judge accepts plea deal in federal civil-rights case against Derek Chauvin, who was convicted of murder in state court. Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police...

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