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Police updates: Name releases – fatal crashes Matauri Bay and Titoki

Police updates on crimes and investigations for 17 February 2024. Name release: Fatal crash, Titoki Police can now advise the name of the person who died...

Fatal crash, Waiharara

Police can confirm one person has died following a fatal crash in Waiharara, the Far North yesterday afternoon. The single-vehicle crash, on Kaimaumau Road, was...

Police updates – fatal house fire Opotiki, fatal car crash Moerewa

Police updates on crimes and investigations for 15 February 2024. Fatal crash, Moerewa One person has died following a fatal crash in Moerewa, Far North, on...

Fatal water related incident, Oakura, Whangārei District

Police responded to reports of a water related incident off the coast of Oakura, Whangarei, this afternoon. At around 5:20pm Police were alerted to a...

Armed police secure house in Kaikohe following shooting

Armed police have been deployed to secure a house in Kaikohe following a shooting that occurred around 12:20 pm today on Tawa Street. It's the...

Name release: Otaika fatal crash

Police can now release the names of two people who died in a crash near Otaika last week. The single vehicle crash occurred on a...

Four arrested in Northland following firearms incident in Auckland

Police have taken four men into custody following a violent incident which began in West Auckland early this morning. Acting Detective Senior Sergeant Alfred Zhou,...

Two dead after fatal crash in Otaika

Two people have died in a crash in Otaika, near Whangārei overnight. A single vehicle crash was reported on Otaika Valley Road, State Highway 15,...

Threat to stop ‘racist’ fishing contest

The popular Doubtless Bay Fishing Contest in the Far North is scheduled to take place on 27 and 28 January. Ngāti Kahu representative Wikatana Popata...

Drowning at Ruakākā Beach, Northland

One person has drowned at Ruakākā Beach in Northland this morning. Police were called to the beach at around 11.20am after a man got into...

Workplace fatality, Whangārei

One person has died following a workplace incident on Abbey Caves Road, Whangārei, this afternoon. The incident was reported to Police around 12.50pm. WorkSafe and the...

Child dies after driveway incident in Kaitaia

Police are investigating after the death of a child at Auckland’s Starship Hospital this morning. Yesterday afternoon, Tuesday 4 January, Police were made aware of...

Names of victims of recent road tragedies released

Police have released the names of the victims of recent road tragedies around the country. Serious crash, Peria The names of the two children who died...

Bodies recovered following accident in Peria

Police can confirm two people are deceased, following an incident involving an ATV-style vehicle in Peria, Northland. The ATV rolled into a swimming hole in...

Fatality following earlier Russell crash

Police can advise that one person has died following an earlier crash near Russell this morning. The single vehicle crash occurred on Russell Whakapara Road...

Police updates – fatal crashes Waimate North & Waipatu, missing diver Ahipara

Police updates on crimes and investigations for the morning of Christmas Eve 2023. Fatal crash, Waimate North Police can advise one person has died following a...

Fatality following water related incident, Far North

Police can confirm a person has died following a water-related incident in the Far North yesterday evening. Emergency services responded to reports of a missing...

Man charged over Panguru death

Northland Police have charged a man in relation to the death of Neville Thomson in Panguru last year. Detective Senior Sergeant Chris Fouhy, Far North...

Police updates – Whakatane homicide, Lucas Heights incident, Kekerengu fatal crash

Police updates on crimes and investigations for 12 December 2023. Investigation continues following death in Lucas Heights Waitematā Police investigating the death of a man in...

Hūkerenui fatal crash – witnesses sought

Police are seeking witnesses to a fatal single vehicle crash that occurred on State Highway One near Hūkerenui in Northland at about 5pm on...

Police updates – Kamo incident updated, missing person located

Police updates on crimes and investigations for 29 November 2023. Missing person located The person reported missing while walking under Sugarloaf yesterday has been located and...

Police updates – serious crashes Wairoa and Kamo

Police updates on crimes and investigations for 26 November 2023. Update: Serious crash, State Highway 2, south of Wairoa One person has died and one has...

Police updates – Dargaville crash, deceased man found near Dannevirke

Police updates on crimes and investigations for 18 November 2023. Man located deceased near Dannevirke Police were notified around 8:15pm yesterday that a man understood to...

Police investigating unexplained historic death of Dargaville baby

Police are investigating the unexplained death of an infant in Dargaville. Detective Senior Sergeant Kevan Verry, of the Northland Child Protection Team, says the sudden...

Youths arrested following spate of Northland car thefts

A Kamo resident with an eye for detail has assisted Police in two arrests, following a spate of vehicle thefts in the area. Whangārei Area...

Fatal incident, Waipapa, Northland

One person has died after being struck by a vehicle in Waipapa, Northland, early this morning. The incident on Onekura Road was reported to Police...

Arrests made following Ruakākā homicide

Police have arrested two people following the death of 24-year-old Teina Pickering in Ruakaka on Thursday 12 October. A 29-year-old man was arrested on Saturday...

Ruakākā homicide: Name release

Police have completed formal identification procedures and can now formally identify the deceased as Teina Pickering, age 24, of Ruakākā. His body will be returned...

Quick action recovers $80,000 car

When Winston Matthews’ $80,000 pristine classic car was stolen from his Far North property he thought if he ever saw it again it would...

NPC: North Harbour 50 – 31 Northland

North Harbour have beaten Northland 50-31 in their Round 7 Bunnings NPC match this evening at North Harbour Stadium. https://youtu.be/qSqAwopY_pM?si=GBFstUP7IlsXXH4F

Four arrested following shots fired in Northland

Whangārei Police have arrested four men as a result of an alleged aggravated robbery in Raumanga this afternoon. Detective Inspector Al Symonds, Northland CIB, says...

Northland crime spree ends with trio facing dozens of charges

A trio’s time was up in Tutukaka following a string of offending against Northland businesses. Police have charged the group following a series of aggravated...

Pair arrested following fleeing driver incident, Whangārei

Two people are due to face the Court following a fleeing driver incident in Whangārei overnight. Whangārei Area Commander, Inspector Maria Nordstrom, says at around...

Police updates – Huntly fires, Auckland drink driving blitz, Tikipunga fatal crash

Police updates on crimes and investigations for 4 September 2023. Name release: Fatal crash, Avonside Drive/Linwood Avenue, Christchurch Police can now name the woman who died...

NPC: Northland 44 – 21 Hawke’s Bay

Northland have beaten Hawke's Bay 44-21 in their Round 5 NPC clash this evening at Okara Park, Whangarei. https://youtu.be/FQXmcOZaOeM?si=kpnDAA0kGCsFXNOA

Two-day crime spree ends in Whangārei

Early this morning, Police brought a group’s alleged offending spree, including burglaries, an aggravated robbery and ramming of a Police vehicle, to an end. Whangārei...

Police arrest six following aggravated robbery in Whangārei

Whangārei Police have quickly taken six people into custody following an aggravated robbery this afternoon. The incident unfolded at around 3.47pm, when the group of...

Paihia Police Station burglar appears in court

A man was due in court today after assaulting a woman, and then breaking into the Paihia Police Station. Officers were initially called to Marsden...

Fatal crashes in Aokautere and Glenbervie

Fatal Crash - State Highway 57, Aokautere Police can now confirm one person has died in a single motorbike crash in Aokautere, Palmerston North. It happened...

Kerikeri Police uncover prehistoric find amongst cars, cash, and cannabis

Police have made a larger-than-life discovery and reunited a local business with their prized companions following a number of search warrants this month. Kerikeri Police...

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