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Murrays Bay stabbings – 41 year old man appears in court

The man accused of a random knife attack in Auckland's Murrays Bay appeared in court today. The 41 year old was granted interim name suppression...

Another drug bust up North, this time in Hikurangi: Guns and stolen property also seized

Northland Police have arrested two people, and seized firearms, cannabis, and stolen property, following a search warrant in the Far North this week. A warrant...

Far North drug and firearms raid nets four arrests

Northland Police have arrested four people and seized a raft of firearms, ammunition, and drugs following multiple search warrants in the Far North overnight...

Update – Murrays Bay multiple stabbings

Press statement of Superintendent Naila Hassan, Waitematā District Commander. Police responded quickly to reports several people had been stabbed in Murrays Bay earlier today, with...

Labour promised to tackle gangs 407 days ago, they’ve done nothing – ACT

“407 days ago Labour announced that they would amend the Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act “to introduce new power enabling seizure of assets of those...

Murrays Bay Mayhem – five people stabbed in random attack

Five people have been injured in a random knife attack in Murrays Bay on Auckland's North Shore. A man wearing a hoodie and carrying a...

Man charged with murder following sudden death in Ranui

Police investigating the death of a man on Sunday in Ranui have today charged a man with murder. Emergency services were called around 10.06pm on...

Arrest made in Takapuna Michael Hill heist

Waitematā Police have charged one person and recovered stolen property following search warrants executed at two West Auckland addresses on Wednesday. The search warrants were...

Two charged with Tauranga murder of Mitchell Te Kani

A 40-year-old man and 40-year old woman have been charged with the murder of 51-year-old Mitchell Te Kani in Tauranga. The pair were previously charged...

Multiple arrests, cash and drugs seized in Wairoa search warrants

Three people have been arrested following search warrants in Wairoa over the past week. On Tuesday, staff executed warrants at two separate addresses and two...

Arrests in Operation Rangiriri

Police have arrested three people in relation to Operation Rangiriri, the serious assault on the Waikato Expressway in March. Seven search warrants, four in Auckland...

Appeal for witnesses to Gisborne incident

Police would like to hear from any witnesses to an incident that occurred in Kaiti, Gisborne on Friday afternoon (17 June). About 12:20pm two men...

Update – Matamata firearms incident

Enquiries are continuing following a firearms incident in Wardville near Matamata this morning. Police were initially called to Waghorn Road just after 1.35am after a...

Homicide investigation launched following Whakatane assault

Eastern Bay of Plenty Police have launched a homicide investigation following the death of a man in hospital yesterday. Shortly before 11:30am on Saturday 18...

Man arrested for assault which left Masterton baby with critical injuries

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...

Auckland mayoral candidate Craig Lord assaulted by raging driver ‘drunk or heavy on drugs’

Craig Lord was working on his home when he heard a commotion coming from the road. He posted on his Facebook a description of what...

Investigation into assault on Masterton 3-month-old baby with ‘critical non-accidental injuries’

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...

Arrests made in Pukekohe ram raid

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...

Firearms incident in Mangere

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...

Police updates – Queenstown bar assault, Hopetoun Bridge incident, stolen Whangarei dirt bikes

Police updates on crimes and investigations for the morning of 18 June 2022. Stolen bikes recovered in Wellington Police recovered five stolen bikes from a Wellington...

Drug boss Max Beckham convicted of sexually abusing girls

A former Northland drug boss serving jail time has been convicted of sexually abusing two young girls. Max Beckham is currently serving a lengthy jail...

‘Social media influencer’ guilty of sex charges

A male social media influencer has been found guilty by a High Court jury in Auckland of sexual offences against two men today. This is...

Watch: Thugs smash and grab from Takapuna Michael Hill Jeweller in broad daylight

A daring 'smash and grab' robbery of the Takapuna Michael Hill Jeweller store took place yesterday. https://youtube.com/shorts/lhPAQ2LRf_c?feature=share The crime took place around 4.15pm on the corner...

Beant Singh pleads guilty to murder of wife Binder Kaur

Binder Kaur's body was found in the couple's house on 21 September 2020. Singh was arrested and charged three days later. Singh was due to...

Appeal for information following aggravated robbery in Taradale

Police are appealing for witnesses following an aggravated robbery that took place early yesterday morning in Taradale. A man allegedly assaulted another man delivering bread...

Guilty plea in Ngawai Himiona murder case

A 36 year old man has pleaded guilty today to the murder of Hamilton woman Ngawai Himiona. The crime took place on 16 December 2020...

Police make additional arrest over Papakura firearms incident

Police have made a further arrest as part of an investigation into a firearms incident in Papakura on 3 June. Overnight, Counties Manukau Police executed...

Police continue to appeal for information following Taupiri firearms incident

Waikato Police continue to make enquiries following the firearms incident in Taupiri yesterday morning which left one person with moderate injuries. West Waikato Area Commander...

Man shot at while dropping child off at Taupiri School

A man is lucky to be alive after he was shot at while dropping off a child at Taupiri School in the Waikato. Waikato West...

Police apprehend offenders as ram-raid investigations continue

Police have executed four search warrants and recovered stolen property as part of a concerted effort to disrupt gang activity and stymie commercial burglaries...

Police updates – Tokoroa fatal crash, motorcycle incidents in Gore and Manukau

Police updates for on crimes and investigations for the morning of 14 June 2022. Information sought after dirt bike incident, Manukau Counties Manukau Police are asking...

Whakamarama death – homicide investigation launched

A homicide investigation is under way following the death of a man in Whakamārama last night (Sunday 12 June). Emergency services were called to an...

Trial of alleged jail cell rapist Benjamin Gounder begins

Convicted rapist Benjamin Gounder is on trial this week in the Wellington High Court for a raft of charges alleged to have been committed...

Arrests made, vehicles impounded following illegal street racing operation in Palmerston North

Palmerston North Police have arrested three people and impounded four vehicles after an operation targeting illicit street racing in the city overnight. Additionally three people...

Two arrested in relation to Christchurch firearms incident

Two men have been arrested following search warrants this morning in relation to a firearms incident in New Brighton on Monday. Police were called to...

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...

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