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Emergency support for East Coast flooding

Civil Defence payments are now available for people affected by the severe weather in Hawke’s Bay and Tairāwhiti to help cover some emergency costs,...

Emergency declared in East Coast as torrential rain forces evacuations and flooding

A state of emergency has been declared in Wairoa, Haumoana, and Heretaunga due to heavy rains, resulting in the evacuation of 200 homes overnight. The...

Arrest made in 2019 homicide of Kathleen Kawana

Police have arrested a 47 year old Flaxmere man and charged him with murder in relation to the death of Kathleen Kawana. Kathleen disappeared from...

Tairāwhiti Police appeal for sightings of two vehicles

Tairāwhiti Police are appealing for sightings of two vehicles following two separate incidents earlier this week. The first incident took place about 9pm on Newtown...

Police updates – Hamilton fire, Te Teko crash, Palmerston North homicide victim named

Police updates on crimes and investigations for 13 August 2023. Name release: Palmerston North homicide Police can now name the victim of a homicide in Croydon...

Operation Kōtare: Firearms and ammunition seized

Firearms and ammunition have been seized following a firearms related incident over the weekend. Police in Tairāwhiti executed search warrants at two residential addresses on...

Missing hunters located safe and well

Search and Rescue teams have today located the missing hunters from Raukumara Forest Park. The two 15-year-old teenagers were reported overdue from their day hunting...

Missing diver located deceased, Hicks Bay

Emergency services were called to Hicks Bay this morning after a diver failed to surface. Police were called at about 7.25am and worked with partners...

East Coast rugby player dies after collapsing during match

The match took place this morning in Ruatoria between the Ruatoria City club and the Ruatoria Centenntial XV. The game was called off following the...

Police updates – Gisborne shooting, Masterton asssault

Police updates on crimes and investigations for 29 September 2022. Arrest following incident in Totara Street, Gisborne Gisborne Police have made an arrest after two youths...

Police execute search warrants in Raupunga

Wairoa Police obtained search warrants for properties in Raupunga while seeking people with warrants to arrest on Friday. A number of items of interest were...

Wairoa sting: Drugs and cash seized, as Police constrain unlawful behaviour

Drugs and cash have been seized, and one person has been arrested, as Police continue to target unlawful behaviour in Wairoa. On Thursday, September 15,...

Police updates – Nawton scissor attack murder charge, Flat Bush fatal crash

Police updates on crimes and investigations for 17 September 2022. Man charged with murder following Nawton incident A 48-year-old man has been charged with murder in...

East Coast police arrest three and solve 20 burglaries in process

On the night of the 12 July this year, approximately 20 burglaries occurred in the Mahia area with the offenders targeting tools and outdoor...

Huiarua & Matanui farms sale border on treason

The government’s failure to stop the sale of Huiarua and Matanui stations on New Zealand’s East Coast to foreign buyers borders on treason. More than...

Te Hapara homicide – police update

The homicide investigation following the death of a woman in Te Hapara yesterday continues today. The woman’s body has been removed from the Centennial Crescent...

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...

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...

Charges laid, firearms seized following family harm incident in Wairoa

A 21-year-old Wairoa man is facing a number of charges after Police responded to a family harm incident in the town yesterday. Police were called...

Nine arrested in Wairoa meth bust

Police's Eastern District Organised Crime Unit (OCU) has arrested a further nine people in relation to an ongoing investigation into the sale and supply...

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